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Tom LaGarde

Full name: Thomas Joseph "Tom" LaGarde
Gender: Male
Height: 6-9.5 (208 cm)
Weight: 214 lbs (97 kg)
Born: February 10, 1955 in Detroit, Michigan, United States
Affiliations: North Carolina Tar Heels, Chapel Hill (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Basketball

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

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Biography

From the University of North Carolina and member of the gold medal winning team at the 1975 Pan American Games, Tom LaGarde went on to play for his college coach, Dean Smith, at the Montreal Olympics. He then returned to Chapel Hill for one more season of college ball, during which he earned second-team All-America honors, before joining the NBA as a first round draft pick of the [Denver Nuggets]. After one season with Denver, LaGarde was traded to the [Seattle Supersonics], which worked out well as he helped them win an NBA championship in that first year with them. After one more year with Seattle, LaGarde was drafted by the [Dallas Mavericks] in the expansion draft of 1980. He played two years in Dallas and retired, but came back in 1985 to play one game with the [New Jersey Nets].

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Basketball Men's Basketball United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Basketball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS TRB AST TOV
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Basketball United States USA Final Round Match 1/2 1 1976-07-27 USA 95, YUG 74 2 0 1 0
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Basketball United States USA Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1976-07-26 USA 95, CAN 77 16 4 0 2
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Basketball United States USA Group B Match #2 1 1976-07-18 USA 106, ITA 86 12 6 0 1
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Basketball United States USA Group B Match #4 1 1976-07-20 USA 95, PUR 94 2 1 0 0
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Basketball United States USA Group B Match #7 1 1976-07-21 USA 112, YUG 93 2 0 0 1
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Basketball United States USA Group B Match #10 1 1976-07-24 USA 81, TCH 76 6 0 0 1
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