Wally Rank

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Wally Rank
Wally Rank in 2016.jpg
Rank in 2016.
Personal information
Born (1958-03-01) March 1, 1958 (age 59)
Fort Ord, California
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school Carson (Carson, California)
College San Jose State (1976–1980)
NBA draft 1980 / Round: 5 / Pick: 99th overall
Selected by the San Diego Clippers
Position Small forward / Shooting guard
Number 30
Career history
1980–1981 San Diego Clippers
1981–1982 Sacramora Rimini
1985 Great Taste Coffee Makers
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Wallace Aliifua "Wally" Rank (born March 1, 1958) is an American former professional basketball player.

A 6'6" guard-forward, Rank played college basketball for San Jose State University from 1977 to 1980. He scored 1,432 points in his college career and set a school record for points in a game when he tallied 40 against California State University, Sacramento on January 3, 1980.[1]

In 1980, Rank was selected by the San Diego Clippers with the 99th pick of the 1980 NBA draft. He played 25 games for the Clippers during the 1980–81 NBA season, scoring 55 points.[2] He later played for Sacramora Rimini in Italy[3] and Great Taste Coffee Makers in the Philippines.[4]

Rank is a Samoan American, and played for the Western Samoa national basketball team at the 1993 Oceania championship.[5]


  1. ^ San José State 2008-09 men's basketball media guide. Retrieved on June 30, 2009.
  2. ^ Wally Rank statistics. basketball-reference.com. Retrieved on June 30, 2009.
  3. ^ Legabasket statistics. Retrieved on June 30, 2009.
  4. ^ 1985 Great Taste Coffee Makers season. Wikipedia.
  5. ^ Mike Reilley. "For Murphy, It's Jungle Out There - Basketball: UC Irvine assistant coaches Western Samoa national team to a gold medal at Oceania championships". Los Angeles Times. July 17, 1993. Retrieved on June 30, 2009.

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