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Raymond Dalmau

Basketball Player

Raymond Dalmau Pérez (born October 27, 1948) is a retired Puerto Rican professional basketball player. During most of his career, Dalmau played in the National Superior Basketball league. His sons Richie, Christian and Ricardo also played basketball on the highest level of Puerto Rican basketball. Dalmau participated in three Olympics. He held the record for the most career points scored in that league for a long time, scoring over 11,000 points (in the BSN, an exclusive group of players has reached over 5,000 points, since each season is played only for a maximum of 33 games). In 1968, Dalmau lead the league in scoring. He repeated as scoring champion in 1970, when he won his first championship as a member of the Piratas de Quebradillas. He also helped lead Quebradillas to back to back to back titles in 1977, 1978 and 1979. He was in conversations in 1975 to sign a contract with the former Utah Stars in the ABA(American basketball association) but he declined to maintain his amateur status. Professional basketball players were not allowed at that time to play for their countries in international competition In 1982, Dalmau and Quebradillas returned to the BSN finals, but they lost  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1948-10-27
Place of birth
San Juan

Athlete facts

Sports
Basketball

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