| 2.11 m|
Center, Power forward
240 lb (109 kg)
| October 3, 1968 (age 47)
Oakland, California (1968-10-03) |
Skyline (Oakland, California)
University of California, Los Angeles, University of Texas at El Paso
6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Gregory Clinton Foster (born October 3, 1968) is an American retired professional basketball player. He currently is an assistant coach with the Milwaukee Bucks after spending 2013–14 season as the assistant for player development of the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Foster was born in Oakland, California and attended Skyline High School where he played alongside future NBA point guard Gary Payton. He began his collegiate basketball career at UCLA, playing for the Bruins his freshman and sophomore years before transferring to UTEP. As a junior in 1988–89, he played alongside future NBA stars Tim Hardaway and Antonio Davis. Foster helped lead the Miners to two WAC titles, and as a senior he averaged 15.0 points and 6.3 rebounds per game.
Foster earned his bachelor's degree in interdisciplinary studies from UTEP in 2011.
A 6'11" center–power forward, Foster was selected by the Washington Bullets in the second round (35th overall pick) of the 1990 NBA draft. He spent 13 seasons (1990–2003) in the NBA as a member of the Washington Bullets, Atlanta Hawks, Milwaukee Bucks, Chicago Bulls, Minnesota Timberwolves, Utah Jazz, Seattle SuperSonics, Los Angeles Lakers, and Toronto Raptors. During his long career, mainly spent as a reserve player, he reached the NBA Finals three times (twice with the Jazz and once with the Lakers) and won a championship ring with the Lakers in 2001.
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