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Elías Larry Ayuso

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League  BSN
College  USC (1998–1999)
Career start  2000
Nationality  Puerto Rican
Name  Elias Ayuso
Position  Shooting guard
Listed height  6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Role  basketball player
Pro career  1996
Listed weight  200 lb (91 kg)
Weight  91 kg

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  March 27, 1977 (age 38)The Bronx, New York (1977-03-27)
1996–1997  Piratas de Quebradillas
Education  University of Southern California
Similar People  Angelique Burgos, Christian Dalmau, Peter John Ramos, Carlos Arroyo, Angel Daniel Vassallo

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Elías "Larry" Ayuso (born March 27, 1977) is a Puerto Rican professional basketball player who currently plays for Brujos de Guayama of the Baloncesto Superior Nacional (BSN). Internationally, Ayuso represents and plays for the Puerto Rican national team since 2001. He was part of the 2004 team that defeated the United States at the 2004 Olympic Games.


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Professional career

Ayuso has spent most of his career playing in Puerto Rico. He also has played in Europe with Montegranaro in Italy, Ionikos Neas Filadelfeias BC in Greece, Beşiktaş in Turkey, Spartak St. Petersburg in Russia, the Žalgiris Kaunas in Lithuania, and the KK Split and KK Cibona Zagreb in Croatia.

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Ayuso participated in the 2003 pre-season training camp of the San Antonio Spurs and the 2006 pre-season training camp with the Denver Nuggets of the NBA.

Ayuso led the BSN in 2002 scoring 703 points and achieving a 24.2 PPG average.

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During the summer of 2004, Ayuso was a member of the Puerto Rico National Team that participated in the 2004 Olympics which defeated the United States.

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In 2005, Ayuso helped the Captains win their first title since 1959 when Arecibo beat the Bayamón Cowboys in four games during the BSN finals.

During the summer of 2006, Ayuso was a member of the Puerto Rico National Team that participated in the 2006 FIBA World Championship. Ayuso scored 106 points with a 21.2 PPG and shot a .629 3-point percentage during the tournament. Ayuso finished tied for fourth in PPG in the 2006 Worlds. Due to his outstanding performance during the 2006 Worlds the Denver Nuggets invited him to the 2006 Training Camp and was added to the Pre-Season roster.

In February 2007, Ayuso signed with the KK Split of the Croatian A1 League.

During the summer of 2007, he joined the BSN Santurce Crabbers before joining the Puerto Rico National Team. During his tenure with the Santurce Crabbers he led the team to win the BSN Championship over the Arecibo Captains. He was elected the 2007 BSN Finals MVP.

On 7 November 2008, Ayuso was drafted with the 2nd pick in the 2nd round (18th overall pick) by the Iowa Energy of the NBA Development League.

On July 3, 2010, Ayuso led the Arecibo Captains to the 2010 BSN Championship, beating the Vaqueros de Bayamón in seven games.

Personal life

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Ayuso is a graduate of the University of Southern California with a bachelor's degree in Social Sciences. He is married with Puerto Rican model and host Angelique Burgos better known as "La Burbu" with whom he has a son named Sahil Elías Ayuso.


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