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Encyclopedia > Hal Greer

Harold Everett Greer (born June 26, 1936 in Huntington, West Virginia) is a former pro basketball player. He is well-known for his time as sidekick of Wilt Chamberlain on the Philadelphia 76ers, especially the 1967 team that ended the 8 year championship-winning streak of the Boston Celtics. Greer is usually considered the 3rd best guard of the 60s, behind Oscar Robertson and Jerry West. June 26 is the 177th day of the year (178th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 188 days remaining. ... 1936 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Huntington is a city located in West Virginia. ... Basketball Basketball is a ball sport in which two teams of five players each try to score points by throwing a ball through a hoop. ... Wilton Norman Chamberlain (August 21, 1936 - October 12, 1999) is regarded as one of the greatest basketball players of all time, though he only won two NBA championships. ... The Philadelphia 76ers are a National Basketball Association team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, also known as the Sixers for short. ... 1967 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... The Boston Celtics are a National Basketball Association team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... Events and trends The 1960s was a turbulent decade of change around the world. ... Oscar Robertson (born November 24, 1938 in Charlotte, Tennessee) was one of the greatest basketball players, and was described by coaching great Red Auerbach as the most versatile player he knew. ... Jerry Alan West (born May 29, 1938 in Chelyan, West Virginia) has had one of the most successful careers ever in professional basketball, first as a player, then as a coach and finally as an executive. ...


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Hal Greer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (195 words)
Greer is usually considered the 3rd best guard of the 1960s, behind Oscar Robertson and Jerry West.
Greer played in 10 NBA All-Star Games, was the MVP of the 1968 game, was named to the All-NBA Second team seven times, and scored over 20,000 points during his NBA career.
Greer is sometimes confused with Hal Lear, another star guard who played alongside Guy Rodgers for Temple University in the mid-1950's.
Hal Greer (401 words)
Greer was chosen by Syracuse in the second round of the 1958 NBA draft.
Greer's 1966-1967 76ers' team, led by Wilt Chamberlain, ended the Boston Celtics' streak of eight consecutive championships and was named in 1980 as the greatest team in league history.
Greer's number 15 jersey was retired by the 76ers and in 1981, he was elected to the Naismith Pro Basketball Hall of Fame.
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