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Oscar Furlong (Argentine)
Né(e) en octobre 22, 1927, dans Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Passed away on juin 11, 2018, at the age of 90.
188cm (6'2")

Consacré en tant que joueur intronisé(e) au FIBA Hall of Fame en septembre 12, 2007.


  • Gimnasia y Esgrima de Villa del Parque: 1944-1956
  • Southern Methodist University (NCAA): 1953-1956

Palmarès en Club

  • 6 times Champion of Buenos Aires (the Argentinean national championship was only created in 1984): 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1951 and 1954

Équipe nationale

  • 50 appearances with the Argentinean National Team from 1947 to 1955: participated in 2 Olympic Games (London 1948 and Helsinki 1952) and in the Buenos Aires 1950 World Championship
  • World Champion in Buenos Aires 1950
  • Gold medalist in the World University Games of 1953 in Dortmund
  • 2 times Silver medalist in the Pan American Games: Buenos Aires 1951 and Mexico City 1955

Palmarès individuel

  • After the 1948 London Games, Furlong received a formal offer to join the Minneapolis Lakers (NBA), but declined it. The Baltimore Bullets where not successful either
  • MVP and Top Scorer of the 1950 World Championship in Buenos Aires
  • Furlong introduced the jump-shot in Argentina after learning it during his three seasons in the Southern Methodist University (Division I, NCAA)