Player Profile & Statistics
Richard Lugo
Richard LUGO (Venezuela)
DOB: 07.05.1973
Place of birth: - (Venezuela)
Height: 209cm/6'10"
Weight: -
Position: Center
Main statistics
Points per game 12.4
Rebounds per game 11.4
Assists per game 1.6
 Player Profile
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Career: St. Francis, NY (USA-NCAA Div. 1, 1995-96), Panteras (Venezuela-LPB, 1996-2002), Los Canoneros (Colombia, 1998-99), Bayamón (Puerto-Rico-BSN, 1999), Porrino (Spain-LEB 2, 2000-01), Delfines (Venezuela-LNB, 2001), Jiangsu (China-CBA, 2001-02), Wroclaw (Poland-PLK, 2002), Bayamón (Puerto-Rico-BSN, 2003-04), Delfines (Venezuela-LNB, 2003-05), Trotamundos (Venezuela-LPB, 2005-06).

Richard Lugo is the best Venezuelan player in the National Team's frontcourt. He started his career in the LPB in 1994 and won the Rookie of the Year award. After attending the University of St. Francis, he came back to his native country and developed himself as one of the best players of the LPB with Panteras de Miranda, being named MVP in 1998. He also played in Puerto Rico, Spain and Poland, competing in the Euroleague with Wroclaw. This season, he led Trotamundos de Carabobo to the LPB title, averaging 16.7 points, 9.8 rebounds and 2.6 blocks per game as one of the best players in the league.

Lugo has played with the National Team since 1998. He is a very good rebounder and possesses excellent shot-blocking skills. He is very athletic and hard to stop under the boards.

 Competition   PPG   RPG   APG 
 Oscar Moglia Cup 2011  3.5  1   0 
 FIBA Americas Championship for Men 2009  13.8  8   0.5 
 South American Championship for Men 2006  7.5  5.8   2.8 
 FIBA World Championship 2006  12.4  11.4   1.6 
 FIBA Americas Championship for Men 2005  12.4  4.6   1.9 
 South American Championship for Men's Champion Clubs 2004  7.4  3   0.6 
 South American Championship for Men 2004  16  5.4   1.6 
 World Championship for Men 2002  14.4  12.2   1.6