Héctor Blondet biography

Héctor Blondet

Basketball Player

1947 – 2006


Who was Héctor Blondet?

Hector Blondet-Texidor was a Puerto Rican professional basketball player, who in the 1970s played with the "Cardenales de Rio Piedras" and the "Capitanes de Arecibo" teams in the National Basketball League in Puerto Rico.

During that time, he was also the shooting guard of the Puerto Rican national basketball team, leading the team to a 6th place at the 1972 Olympics in Munich, where he scored 150 points in nine games. Four years later, he took his team to a 9th place at the 1976 Olympics in Montreal. Before this, Blondet had also helped Puerto Rico win the silver medal at the 1971 Pan American Games.

Blondet was 1.95m tall and weighed 91 kg.

He is buried at the New Cemetery of Morovis.


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May 12, 1947
Lived in
  • Brooklyn
Sep 9, 2006

on July 23, 2013

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