August 11, 1926|
|Died||May 13, 2017
|Listed height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Listed weight||174 lb (79 kg)|
|High school||Taylorville (Taylorville, Illinois)|
|NBA draft||1951 / Round: 3 / Pick: 21st overall|
|Selected by the Tri-Cities Blackhawks|
|Career highlights and awards|
Ronald Yngve Bontemps (August 11, 1926 – May 13, 2017) was an American basketball player who competed in the 1952 Summer Olympics. He was born in Taylorville, Illinois and attended Beloit College. He was a captain of the United States men's basketball team, which won the gold medal. He played in all eight games. Bontemps died on May 13, 2017 in Peoria, Illinois, aged 90.
- "Ronald Bontemps's Obituary". Peoria Journal Star. Retrieved May 21, 2017.
- Greater Peoria Sports Hall of Fame Inductee: Ron Bontemps
- "Ron Bontemps". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
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