The basketball player Hal Greer died at the age of 81. Here is all you want to know and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
10-time All-Star guard who was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1982. A 10-time All-Star, he spent his entire 15-year NBA career with the Syracuse Nationals and Philadelphia 76ers.
He was considered one of the finest basketball players to come from West Virginia, along with fellow Hall of Fame guard Jerry West.
Instead of taking free throws from a normal stance, he preferred to take a jump shot.
He wed his wife Mayme in 1965.
He played alongside the great Wilt Chamberlain on the Philadelphia 76ers.
How did Hal Greer die?
Greer died on April 14, 2018, following a brief illness. The 76ers announced his death on April 16. They honored Greer prior to Game 2 of the 2018 NBA Playoffs vs the Miami Heat. For the remainder of the playoffs, the Sixers wore a black armband on the sleeve of their jersey with a small patch with the number 15.