Ruperto Herrera Tabio
December 6, 1949 |
|Listed height||6 ft 6.75 in (2.00 m)|
|Listed weight||210 lb (95 kg)|
|NBA draft||1971 / Undrafted|
|Position||Shooting guard / Small forward|
|Career highlights and awards|
|FIBA Hall of Fame as player|
Ruperto Herrera Tabio (born December 6, 1949 in Havana) is a former basketball player from Cuba. At a height of 2.00 m (6'6 3⁄4") tall, and a weight of 95 kg (210 lbs.), he played at the shooting guard and small forward positions. He was inducted into the FIBA Hall of Fame in 2015.
Herrera was a nine-time champion of the top-tier level Cuban league, in the years 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1971, 1973, and 1975.
Cuban national team
Herrera was a long-time member of the senior men's Cuban national basketball team. With Cuba's senior national team, he played at four Summer Olympic Games, Mexico 1968, Munich 1972, Montreal 1976, and Moscow 1980. He also played at two FIBA World Cups, Yugoslavia 1970, and Puerto Rico 1974.
- FIBA Hall of Fame Profile
- FIBA.com Profile (archive)
- DatabaseOlympics.com Profile
- Sports-Reference.com Profile
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