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Ray Lumpp

Born: Jul 11, 1923

Death: Jan 16, 2015

Birthplace: Brooklyn

Nationality: United States

Ray Lumpp

Date of Birth : Jul 11, 1923
Date of Death : Jan 16, 2015
Birth Place : Brooklyn

Raymond George "Ray" Lumpp was an American basketball player. Lumpp was born in Brooklyn, New York City and grew up in Queens. He played college basketball for New York University, and was on the team that made it to the finals of the 1948 NIT tournament. Lumpp competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics as part of the American men's basketball team that won the gold medal. From 1948 to 1953 Lumpp played professionally for the NBA's New York Knicks, Indianapolis Jets, and Baltimore Bullets. He averaged 12.7 points per game in his rookie season. Following his basketball career, Lumpp served as athletic director of the New York Athletic Club and ran the club’s annual track and field meet during the 1960s. He later organized the Vitalis Olympic Invitational indoor meet held at the Meadowlands. He died in Mineola, New York in January 2015.

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