Richard Petruska   http://www.eurobasket.com/ESPplayer.asp?PlayerID=5506



Height: 208cm / 6'10''
Position: Power Forward / Center
Born: 1969
Team: Zaragoza, ESP (2003-03)
Nationality: SVK-ITA
Agency: BDA Sports
College: UCLA (Pac10)
Previous teams:
Upea Capo (ITA)
Tau (ESP)
Unicaja (ESP)
Galatasaray (TUR)
Current Stats
 
Career / Comments:
Born: Jan.25, 1969 in Slovakia
117kg
Married to ITA woman
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Career:
1990-1991: Loyola Marymount (NCAA)
1992-1993: UCLA (NCAA)
1993-1994: Houston Rockets (NBA,2rd(46)): 2.4ppg
1994 Rocky Mountain Revue (Portland Trail Blazers)
1994 Doral Arrowwood Summer League (New York Knicks)
1994-1995: Cagiva Varese (ITA-A1)
1995-1996: Cagiva Varese (ITA-A1): 16.4ppg, 9.6rpg
1996-1997: Cagiva Varese (ITA-A1): 13.6ppg, 8.7rpg
1997-1998: Cagiva Varese (ITA-A1): 12.2ppg, 8.3rpg
1998-1999: Galatasaray Istanbul (TUR): 13.6ppg, 8rpg
1999-2000: Unicaja Malaga (ESP): 7.1ppg, 5.1rpg, was injured in Oct.'99 and did not play for 3 months
2000-2001: Unicaja Malaga (ESP): 7.1ppg, 5.4rpg; KoracCup: 5.6ppg, 5.3rpg
2001-2002: in Oct.'01 was signed by Tau Ceramica Vitoria (ESP): ACB Regular Season stats: 4 games: 3.8ppg, 1.0rpg, 0ast, in Dec.'01 agreed terms with Gijon Baloncesto (ESP), but finally did not sign with them
2002-2003: During the season joined Upea Capo D'Orlando (ITA-Lega2): 10 games: 5.7ppg, 3.7rpg, 1ast, in April '03 was signed by CAI Zaragoza (ESP-LEB1): 3 games: 18.3ppg, 10.7rpg, 2ast, 2.0bpg, 2.0spg
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Awards/Achievements:
Czechoslovakian U18 National Team -87
Czechoslovakian National Team -87-91
Slovakian National Team -96-99
European Championships -91
NBA Champion -94
Best Slovakian Player -98
All-Turkey (Imports) 2nd Team -99
Korac Cup Winner -01
Spanish ACB FinalFour -01