Hal Greer

1936 - 2018

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Harold Everett Greer (June 26, 1936 – April 14, 2018) was an American professional basketball player. He played for the Syracuse Nationals / Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1958 through 1973. A guard, Greer was a 10-time NBA All-Star and was named to the All-NBA Second Team seven times. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hal Greer has received more than 382,145 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Hal Greer is the 118th most popular basketball player (down from 111th in 2019), the 6,167th most popular biography from United States (up from 6,453rd in 2019) and the 76th most popular American Basketball Player.

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Among basketball players, Hal Greer ranks 118 out of 1,264Before him are Dikembe Mutombo, Ray Allen, Dave DeBusschere, Otar Korkia, Dave Bing, and Tracy McGrady. After him are Dave Cowens, Chuck Cooper, K. C. Jones, Dwyane Wade, Ron Harper, and Donald Piper.

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Among people born in 1936, Hal Greer ranks 327Before him are Vyjayanthimala Bali, Kim Yong-chun, Evelyn Fox Keller, Dave Charlton, Salvador Reyes Monteón, and Carlos Mota Pinto. After him are Anton Allemann, John Shalikashvili, Lazarus Salii, Théodore-Adrien Sarr, C. Gordon Fullerton, and Pen Sovan. Among people deceased in 2018, Hal Greer ranks 285Before him are Alexander Zakharchenko, Álvaro Arzú, Peter Carington, 6th Baron Carrington, Lassie Lou Ahern, Mrinal Sen, and Rubén Galván. After him are Roberto Suazo Córdova, Marijan Beneš, Lindy Remigino, Luigi Radice, Kedarnath Singh, and Pik Botha.

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Among people born in United States, Hal Greer ranks 6,167 out of 15,968Before him are John Schneider (1960), Janet Asimov (1926), Mary J. Blige (1971), Steve Stevens (1959), Robert Cray (1953), and James Morrison (1954). After him are Henry Dreyfuss (1904), Lucretia Garfield (1832), Donella Meadows (1941), Dave Cowens (1948), John McIntire (1907), and Jim Root (1971).


Among basketball players born in United States, Hal Greer ranks 76Before him are Horace Grant (1965), Jason Kidd (1973), Ray Allen (1975), Dave DeBusschere (1940), Dave Bing (1943), and Tracy McGrady (1979). After him are Dave Cowens (1948), Chuck Cooper (1926), K. C. Jones (1932), Dwyane Wade (1982), Ron Harper (1964), and Donald Piper (1911).