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Nationality  American
Name  Bob Greacen
Education  Rutgers University
College  Rutgers (1966–1969)
Weight  93 kg

Listed weight  206 lb (93 kg)
Height  2.01 m
Listed height  6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Role  Basketball Player
Position  Small forward
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Born  September 15, 1947 (age 68) Merchantville, New Jersey (1947-09-15)
High school  Merchantville (Merchantville, New Jersey)
NBA draft  1969 / Round: 2 / Pick: 17th overall

Robert Alexander Greacen (born September 15, 1947) is an American former professional basketball player.

He grew up in Merchantville, New Jersey, where he played high school basketball for Merchantville High School and helped lead Merchantville to the NJSIAA Group II state championship in 1965.

In Greacen's three varsity seasons with Rutgers University, he scored 1,154 points. As a sophomore in 1967 he teamed with fellow Rutgers Hall of Famers Bob Lloyd and Jim Valvano to lead the team to a 22-7 record and the first-ever post-season appearance in Rutgers' basketball history. The Scarlet Knights finished third in the 1967 NIT.

A 6'7" forward, Greacen was drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks in the second round of the 1969 NBA draft and by the Miami Floridians in the 1969 ABA draft.

Greacen played two seasons (1969–1971) in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Milwaukee Bucks. He averaged 2.6 points per game in his career and was a member of the Bucks NBA championship team in 1971.

He later briefly played for the New York Nets of the American Basketball Association.

He was a history teacher at Parkland High School in Allentown, Pennsylvania, where he retired in 2009.

References

Bob Greacen Wikipedia


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