Birth date 29 Jul 1945 (73 years)
Nationality United States United States
Team history
Houston Mavericks 1967 - 1969

Larry or Lawrence Melvin Bunce used to play in the position of Center. He was 7 feet tall and weighed 240 lbs. Jersey numbers 52, 25 and 33 were used by him.

Bunce completed his initial education from Ramona High School in Riverside, California. Thereafter, he shifted to Utah State University. During the 1967 NBA draft, he was selected by Seattle Supersonics in the 4th round. He was the 12th pick and overall 43rd pick. In the 1967-68 season, he was a member of Anaheim Amigos. He played for 3 teams in the 1968-69 season which were Denver Rockets, Dallas Chapparals and Houston Mavericks. In his entire career, he had an average of 6.4 rebounds and 8.9 points per game.

During the first season of operation in the ABA, Bunce was the tallest player in the association. He was selected to play in the 1968 ABA All-Star Game.

Career Highlights

Larry Bunce participated in the ABA for 2 seasons and in these appeared in 129 games and played for 3070 minutes. His free throw percentage was 0.716, 3-point field goal percentage was nil and field goal percentage was 0.420. He recorded 1142 points, 317 personal fouls, 74 offensive rebounds, 158 defensive rebounds and 94 assists.