Larry Hennessy

Larry Hennessy
Personal information
Born (1929-05-20)May 20, 1929
New Rochelle, New York
Died August 20, 2008(2008-08-20) (aged 79)
Williamsburg, Virginia
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school Blessed Sacrament
(New Rochelle, New York)
College Villanova (1950–1953)
NBA draft 1953 / Pick: Territorial[1]
Selected by the Philadelphia Warriors
Playing career 1955–1961
Position Guard
Number 4, 15
Career history
1955–1956 Philadelphia Warriors
1956 Syracuse Nationals
1957–1959 Wilkes-Barre Barons (EPBL)
1959–1960 Allentown Jets (EPBL)
1960–1961 Wilkes-Barre Barons (EPBL)
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 331
Rebounds 94
Assists 73
Stats at

Larry Hennessy (May 20, 1929 – August 20, 2008) was an American basketball player.

Hennessy, a 6' 4" forward out of Blessed Sacrament High School in New Rochelle, New York, played college basketball for Villanova University. An excellent passer and rebounder, Hennessy finished his collegiate career with 1737 points. He was named to the 1951–52 sophomore All-America first team.

Hennessy played professionally in the NBA for the Philadelphia Warriors in 1955–56, and for the Syracuse Nationals in 1956–57.


  1. Bradley, Robert D. (2013). The basketball draft fact book: A history of professional basketball's college drafts (E-book ed.). Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press (Rowman & Littlefield). p. 30. ISBN 978-0-8108-9069-5.
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