Richard Petruška

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Richard Petruška
Personal information
Born (1969-01-25) January 25, 1969 (age 48)
Levice, Czechoslovakia
Nationality Slovak
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 260 lb (118 kg)
Career information
High school Gymnázium Andreja Vrábla Levice
(Levice, Slovakia)
NBA draft 1993 / Round: 2 / Pick: 46th overall
Selected by the Houston Rockets
Playing career 1988–2003
Position Power forward / Center
Number 3
Career history
1988–1990 Inter Bratislava
1993–1994 Houston Rockets
1994–1998 Cagiva Varese
1998–1999 Galatasaray
1999–2001 Unicaja Málaga
2001 Tau Cerámica
2002–2003 Upea Capo D'Orlando
2003 CAI Zaragoza
Career highlights and awards
Stats at

Richard Petruška (born January 25, 1969) is a Slovak retired basketball player. A 6'10" and 260 lbs forward-center. He was born in Levice, Czechoslovakia. He played college basketball at Loyola Marymount and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in the United States.

Petruška was selected by the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association with the 46th overall pick (2nd round) of the 1993 NBA Draft. He played in 22 games for the Rockets during the 1993-94 NBA season and scored 53 total points.

Petruška currently lives in Gran Canaria and is a coach for the CBA (Canarias Basketball Academy).

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