Larry Staverman

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Larry Staverman
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Personal information
Born(1936-10-11)October 11, 1936
Newport, Kentucky
DiedJuly 12, 2007(2007-07-12) (aged 70)
Edgewood, Kentucky
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High schoolNewport Catholic
(Newport, Kentucky)
CollegeThomas More (1954–1958)
NBA draft1958 / Round: 9 / Pick: 64th overall
Selected by the Cincinnati Royals
Playing career1958–1964
PositionPower forward
Number10, 21, 14, 24, 13
Career history
As player:
19581961Cincinnati Royals
1961–1963Kansas City Steers
19621963Chicago Zephyrs / Baltimore Bullets
1963Detroit Pistons
1963–1964Cincinnati Royals
As coach:
19671968Indiana Pacers
1978Kansas City Kings
Career highlights and awards
  • All-ABL First Team (1962)
Career NBA statistics
Points1,237 (4.7 ppg)
Rebounds1,019 (3.8 rpg)
Assists251 (0.9 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Lawrence Joseph Staverman (October 11, 1936 – July 12, 2007)[1] was an American professional basketball player and coach. A 6' 7" forward from Villa Madonna College (now known as Thomas More College), Staverman was drafted in the 9th round of the 1958 NBA draft by the Cincinnati Royals. He had a five-year career as a player in the NBA, with the Royals, the Chicago Zephyrs/Baltimore Bullets, and the Detroit Pistons.

Staverman would later serve as the first coach of the American Basketball Association's Indiana Pacers, and with the NBA's Kansas City Kings.

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