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Lynn Greer

Basketball player from United States of America

Lynn Terence Greer Jr. (born October 23, 1979 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American professional basketball player. He plays for UNICS Kazan in Russia. Greer is the son of Lynn Greer Sr. who was drafted by the Phoenix Suns in the 11th round (170th overall) of the 1973 NBA Draft, and Alma Greer. His sister is Kelli Greer. His first cousin is Boston radio personality David Anderson. Greer grew up in Southwest Philadelphia and played against many current NBA players, including Kobe Bryant, Jameer Nelson, Ronald "Flip" Murray, Rasheed Wallace, Richard "Rip" Hamilton, Malik Rose, Malik Allen, and Cuttino Mobley. He has a son, Lynn Greer III. He attended Temple University where he played for John Chaney's Owls. In his senior year he averaged 39.7 minutes per game and also led the Owls with 23.2 points per game, including a career high 47 points in a 70-67 OT victory against Wisconsin. He led the Owls to the Elite Eight, where they lost a tightly contested game to #1 seed Michigan State. Prior to his NBA career he played professionally in the Italian League, the Russian League, the Polish League, and the Greek League, and also with the then-named NBA D-League's Greenville Groove.  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1979-10-23
Place of birth
Philadelphia
Nationality
United States of America
Profession
Basketball player

Education

Institution From To
Temple University

Athlete facts

Sports
Basketball

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