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Richard Petruška

Richard Petruška
No. 3
Power forward / Center
Personal information
Born (1969-01-25) January 25, 1969 (age 45)
Levice, Czechoslovakia
Nationality Slovak
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 260 lb (118 kg)
Career information
High school Gymnázium Andreja Vrábla Levice
(Levice, Slovakia)
College Loyola Marymount (1990–1991)
UCLA (1992–1993)
NBA draft 1993 / Round: 2 / Pick: 46th overall
Selected by the Houston Rockets
Pro playing career 1988–2003
Career history
1988–1990 Inter Bratislava (Czechoslovakia)
1993–1994 Houston Rockets
1994–1998 Cagiva Varese (Italy)
1998–1999 Galatasaray (Turkey)
1999–2001 Unicaja Málaga (Spain)
2001 Tau Cerámica (Spain)
2002–2003 Upea Capo D'Orlando (Italy)
2003 CAI Zaragoza (Spain)
Career highlights and awards
Stats at

Richard Petruška (born January 25, 1969, in Levice, Czechoslovakia (present Slovakia)) is a retired Slovak basketball player. A 6'10" and 260 lbs forward-center, he played college basketball at Loyola Marymount and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in the U.S.

Petruška was selected by the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association with the 46th overall pick (2nd round) of the 1993 NBA Draft. He played in 22 games for the Rockets during the 1993-94 NBA season and scored 53 total points.

Richard Petruska is married and currently lives in Waukesha WI, and is coaching high school basketball.

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