Rudy Hackett

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Rudy Hackett
Personal information
Born (1953-05-10) May 10, 1953 (age 64)
Mount Vernon, New York
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school Mount Vernon
(Mount Vernon, New York)
College Syracuse (1972–1975)
NBA draft 1975 / Round: 3 / Pick: 37th overall
Selected by the New Orleans Jazz
Playing career 1975–1988
Position Power forward
Number 13, 11, 45
Career history
1975–1976 Spirits of St. Louis
1976 New York Nets
1976 Indiana Pacers
1979–1981 Libertas Forlì
1981–1982 Libertas Livorno
1982–1984 Reggio Emilia
1984–1987 U.S. Sangiorgese
1988 Reggio Emilia
Career highlights and awards
Stats at

Rudolph "Rudy" Hackett (born May 10, 1953) is a retired American professional basketball player. A 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) and 210 lb (95 kg) power forward, he played college basketball at Syracuse University.

College playing career[edit]

Hackett played college basketball at Syracuse University, with the Syracuse Orange, from 1972 to 1975.

Professional playing career[edit]

Hackett was selected with the 37th pick (3rd round) in the 1975 NBA draft by the New Orleans Jazz, and with the 25th pick (3rd round) by the Spirits of St. Louis in the 1975 ABA draft.[1][2] He played for the Spirits, New York Nets, and Indiana Pacers over two seasons. Hackett also played professionally in Italy.[3]

Post-playing career[edit]

Hackett is a strength and conditioning coach for the USC Trojans men's basketball team.[3][4][5]

Personal life[edit]

His son, Daniel Hackett, is a professional basketball player.


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