Julio Gallardo

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Julio Gallardo (June 26, 1958 - February 9, 2011) was a Mexican basketball player.[1]

Early life[edit]

Gallardo was born in El Paso, Texas to Mexican parents.

Professional basketball career[edit]

Gallardo played for a local, Hermosillo professional basketball team from 1976 to 1982. In 1984, he joined the Baloncesto Superior Nacional Mayaguez Tainos in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, becoming an all star in that league. He played with the Tainos until 1989, when they had moved to the Southwestern Puerto Rico city of Cabo Rojo.


Gallardo was the son of David and Maria Estela Gallardo.[2] He studied at Ysleta High School, where he played basketball.[3]