Rafael Rullán

Spanish basketball player
Rafael Rullán
Personal information
Born (1952-01-08) January 8, 1952 (age 70)
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
NationalitySpanish
Listed height6 ft 9.5 in (2.07 m)
Listed weight235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
Playing career1969–1988
PositionPower forward / Center
Career history
1969–1987Real Madrid
1987–1988Collado Villalba
Career highlights and awards
  • 4× FIBA Intercontinental Cup champion (1976–1978, 1981)
  • 3× EuroLeague champion (1974, 1978, 1980)
  • 5× FIBA European Selection (1976, 1977, 1979, 1981 ×2)
  • FIBA Saporta Cup champion (1984)
  • 14× Spanish League champion (1970–1977, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1984–1986)
  • Spanish Cup winner (1970–1975, 1977, 1985, 1986)
Medals
Representing  Spain
Men's Basketball
FIBA EuroBasket
Silver medal – second place 1973 Spain

Rafael Rullán Ribera (born January 8, 1952) is a Spanish retired professional basketball player. A talented center, whose versatility and range helped him to also play the power forward position, he was one of the stars of Real Madrid, throughout the seventies and the eighties.

Club career

Rullán was a major contributor to Real's three EuroLeague titles in 1974, 1978, and 1980, as well as their FIBA Saporta Cup title in 1984. He had a memorable performance, with 27 points in the 1980 EuroLeague Final, against Maccabi Tel Aviv. He won 14 Spanish League championships, and 9 Spanish King's Cup titles, in his 18 seasons with the club.

National team career

Rullán also shined with the senior Spain men's national basketball team, playing in 161 games, and winning the silver medal at the EuroBasket 1973.

External links

  • FIBA Profile
  • FIBA Europe Profile
  • The Legend, Real Madrid: Rafael Rullan
  • Real Madrid Legend Profile
  • Spanish League Profile (in Spanish)
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Spain squad1972 Summer Olympics – 11th place
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Spain squadEuroBasket 1973 – Silver medal
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Real Madrid 1973–74 FIBA European Champions Cup winners
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Real Madrid 1977–78 FIBA European Champions Cup winners
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Real Madrid 1979–80 FIBA European Champions Cup winners
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Real Madrid 1983–84 FIBA European Cup Winners' Cup champions
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