Gugliotta, Tom

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Gugliotta, Tom

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Tom Gugliotta brings the ball up the floor during first quarter action against the Charlotte Hornets at the Charlotte Coliseum in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, Feb. 4, 1997. (AP Photo/Peter A. Harris)

Tom Gugliotta

Induction Year: 1994

Category: Basketball

Location: Walt Whitman

Gugliotta attended Walt Whitman High School in Huntington Station and graduated from North Carolina State University.

In 1992, he was an NBA first-round (6th overall) draft pick of the Washington Bullets. He made the NBA All-Rookie First Team by the end his first season.

In 13 seasons, he averaged 13.0 PPG, 7.3 RPG and 2.8 APG over 763 regular season. His best years were with the Minnesota Timberwolves, scoring 20.6 and 20.1 PPG in the 1996-97 and 1997-98 seasons. He made the All-Star team in 1997. Gugliotta also played for the Golden State Warriors, Phoenix Suns, Boston Celtics, Utah Jazz and the Atlanta Hawks.

He was also a part of the 1999 gold-medal FIBA Americas Championship national team in San Juan.

His father, a longtime basketball coach at Whitman, is also an inductee of the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame.