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Steve Trumbo

Born: May 20, 1960

Birthplace: United States of America

Nationality: United States

Steve Trumbo

Date of Birth : May 20, 1960
Birth Place : United States of America

Esteban Dale Trumbo Hawkes, known as Steve Trumbo, was an American basketball player, with Spanish citizenship. He was 6'9'' and played as the center position. He was best known for his success rebounding, and his great capacity to sacrifice, especially defensively. He first played at Brigham Young University, where he did very well in the University league, and in 1982, he was chosen in the third round of the NBA drafts, for the Utah Jazz. However he did not end up making it into the NBA, signing up instead with the Ohio Mixers of the CBA, where he played one season before moving to Spain. His first two seasons in Spain, playing for the team Forum Valladolid, were a good start to his career, attaining the status of the best re-bounder in the ACB League during two consecutive seasons. In 1985 he signed with the FC Barcelona, where he played seven seasons between 1985 and 1992, and attained his greatest achievements: he won 4 ACB Leagues, 3 "Copas del Rey" and one Prince of Asturias Cup. In 1992 he signed with Caja San Fernando of Sevilla where he played his last two seasons of his profession. In 1992 he retired and started a career as a coach.

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