John Rudd (basketball)

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John Rudd
Personal information
Born (1955-08-07) August 7, 1955 (age 63)
DeRidder, Louisiana
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High schoolDeRidder (DeRidder, Louisiana)
CollegeMcNeese State (1974–1978)
NBA draft1978 / Round: 2 / Pick: 32nd overall
Selected by the New York Knicks
Career history
1978–1979New York Knicks
Career highlights and awards
Stats at

John William Rudd (born August 7, 1955) is an American former basketball player for the New York Knicks. He played forward. He was listed at 6'7" and 230 pounds. He was born on August 7, 1955 in DeRidder, Louisiana. He attended McNeese State University. His first game was on October 31, 1978.

Rudd is best known for his college career at McNeese State, where he was named to the Southland Conference all-1970s team and in 2016 his number 52 jersey was honored by the school and hangs in the Cowboys’ gym rafters.[1]


  1. ^ Bonnette, Matthew (February 23, 2016). "Former greats Rudd, Lawrence to have numbers honored". McNeese State Cowboys. Retrieved September 2, 2018.

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