Basketball Hall of Famer, 76ers Legend Hal Greer Dies at Age 81

BOSTON, MA - 1970: Hal Greer #15 of the Philadelphia 76ers dribbles the ball against the Boston Celtics circa 1970 at the Boston Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 1970 NBAE (Photo by Dick Raphael/NBAE via Getty Images)

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The Philadelphia 76ers announced Monday that team legend Hal Greer died at the age of 81.

“The Philadelphia 76ers organization mourns the passing of Hal Greer, an NBA champion, Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer and team legend,” the 76ers wrote in a statement. “Throughout his 15-year career with the Syracuse Nationals and Philadelphia 76ers, Greer solidified his place as one of the greatest basketball players ever.”

           

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April 16, 2018 at 09:19AM

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