Hal Greer

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Greer in 1969

Harold Everett Greer (June 26, 1936 – April 14, 2018) was an American professional basketball player. He was born in Huntington, West Virginia. He played for the Syracuse Nationals / Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1958 through 1973.[1]

Greer was a guard and a 10-time NBA All-Star. He was named to the All-NBA Second Team seven times. He was named to the NBA's 50th Anniversary All-Time Team and he had his uniform number retired by the 76ers.[2]

Greer died of a short-illness in Phoenix, Arizona on April 14, 2018 at the age of 81.[3]

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  1. Dr. Alan B. Gould (July 1985). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Douglass Junior and Senior High School" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved July 23, 2011.
  2. "Hal Greer broke color barrier in W.Va. sports | News". herald-dispatch.com. February 27, 2008. Retrieved April 16, 2018.
  3. "Hall of Famer, Philadelphia 76ers legend Hal Greer dies at 81". USA TODAY. Retrieved April 16, 2018.

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