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Rafael Rullán Ribera (born 8 January 1952 in Palma de Mallorca, Spain) is a retired Spanish 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.

Rafael Rullán
Personal information
Born (1952-01-08) January 8, 1952 (age 67)
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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

Club careerEdit

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 careerEdit

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

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