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Larry Foust
Position: Power forward/Center
Height: 6'9"
Weight: 215 lb
Team: Fort Wayne Pistons,
Minneapolis Lakers,
St. Louis Hawks
Nationality: American
Born: June 24, 1928(1928-06-24)
Painesville, Ohio
Died: October 27, 1984 (aged 56)
College: La Salle University
Drafted: Round 1, pick 6 (Chicago Stags) 1950 NBA Draft
Pro career: 1950 – 1962
Awards: 8-Time NBA All-Star (1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1958, 1959),
All-NBA First Team (1955),
All-NBA Second Team (1952)

Lawrence Michael Foust (June 24, 1928 – October 27, 1984) was an American basketball player who spent 12 seasons in the NBA and was an 8-time All-Star. He attended South Catholic High School in Philadelphia. Pa and was instrumental in winning the city championship against archrival Southern High School by scoring a last second basket. larry was one of a number of great players to come out of the south Philadelphia area during the mid forties


A 6'9" center from La Salle University, Foust was selected by the Chicago Stags in the 1950 NBA Draft, but the Stags franchise folded before the start of the 1950-51 NBA season, and Foust joined the Fort Wayne Pistons. On November 22, 1950, Foust scored the winning basket in a 19-18 Pistons victory over the Minneapolis Lakers, the lowest scoring game in NBA history. Foust later joined the Lakers in 1957, and he also spent two-and-a-half seasons with the St. Louis Hawks, retiring in 1962 with 11,198 career points and 8,041 career rebounds.

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