Ricardo Primitivo González

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Ricardo González
Ricardo González - El Gráfico 1447.jpg
González, in 1947.
Personal information
Born(1925-05-12)May 12, 1925
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Listed height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Career information
Playing career1947–1956
PositionShooting guard
Career history
1948–1949Santos Lugares
1949–1956Club Atlético Palermo
Career highlights and awards
As player
FIBA Hall of Fame as player

Ricardo Primitivo González (born 12 May 1925) is an Argentine former basketball player. In 1980, he received the Konex Merit Diploma, being named one of the 5 best Argentine players of all-time to that point. He was inducted into the FIBA Hall of Fame, in 2009.

Club career[edit]

During his club basketball playing career, González played with the Argentine teams Santos Lugares and Club Atlético Palermo, one of the oldest clubs in Palermo.

National team career[edit]

With the senior Argentine national basketball team, González played at the 1947 FIBA South American Championship, the 1949 FIBA South American Championship, and the 1955 FIBA South American Championship. He also competed with Argentina at the 1948 Summer Olympics and the 1952 Summer Olympics.[1] He was the team captain of the senior Argentine national team that won the gold medal at the 1950 FIBA World Championship.[2] He was named to the 1950 FIBA World Championship's All-Tournament Team. He also won silver medals at the 1951 Pan American Games, and the 1955 Pan American Games.


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Ricardo Primitivo González Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  2. ^ "RECONOCIMIENTO AL EQUIPO CAMPEON MUNDIAL EN 1950". El Comercial. 14 December 2010. Archived from the original on 20 July 2011. Retrieved 18 December 2010.

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