Ray Lumpp

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Ray Lumpp
Personal information
Born (1923-07-11)July 11, 1923
Brooklyn, New York
Died January 16, 2015(2015-01-16) (aged 91)
Mineola, New York
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight 178 lb (81 kg)
Career information
High school Newtown (Queens, New York)
College NYU (1942–1943, 1946–1948)
NBA draft 1948 / Round: -- / Pick: --
Selected by the Indianapolis Jets
Playing career 1948–1953
Position Guard
Number 40, 7, 8
Career history
1948–1949 Indianapolis Jets
19491952 New York Knicks
1952–1953 Baltimore Bullets
Career BAA and NBA statistics
Points 2,462 (8.2 ppg)
Rebounds 391 (2.2 rpg)
Assists 654 (2.2 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Raymond George "Ray" Lumpp (July 11, 1923 – January 16, 2015) was an American basketball player.

Lumpp was born in Brooklyn, New York City and grew up in Queens. He played college basketball for New York University, and was on the team that made it to the finals of the 1948 NIT tournament.[1] Lumpp competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics as part of the American men's basketball team that won the gold medal. From 1948 to 1953 Lumpp played professionally for the NBA's New York Knicks, Indianapolis Jets, and Baltimore Bullets. He averaged 12.7 points per game in his rookie season.

Following his basketball career, Lumpp served as athletic director of the New York Athletic Club and ran the club’s annual track and field meet during the 1960s.[1] He later organized the Vitalis Olympic Invitational indoor meet held at the Meadowlands.[2] He died in Mineola, New York in January 2015.[1]


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