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Greg Minor

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Nationality  American
Name  Greg Minor
Career start  1994
Listed height  6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Role  Basketball player
Career end  1999
Listed weight  210 lb (95 kg)
Height  1.98 m
College  Louisville (1991–1994)
Weight  95 kg

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Born  September 18, 1971 (age 44) Sandersville, Georgia (1971-09-18)
High school  Washington (Sandersville, Georgia)
NBA draft  1994 / Round: 1 / Pick: 25th overall
Similar People  Clifford Rozier, Dwayne Morton, Brent Barry, Rick Pitino, Harold Miner

Education  University of Louisville

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Greg Magado Minor (born September 18, 1971) is an American basketball coach and a former NBA basketball player who spent five seasons with the Boston Celtics. Born in Sandersville, Georgia he played basketball for Washington County High School before enrolling at the University of Louisville to play for the Cardinals. He has been an assistant coach with the NBA Development League's Tulsa 66ers, Bakersfield Jam, and Idaho Stampede.

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College career

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Minor lost his freshman season in Louisville due to academic reasons. In his time in Louisville the school snapped two Metro Conference titles and two trips to the NCAA's Sweet Sixteen. In three seasons he averaged 12.6 points and 5.6 rebounds per game for the Cardinals.

Professional career

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Minor was selected by the Los Angeles Clippers as the 25th overall pick in the 1994 NBA Draft. On June 30, 1994, the Clippers then traded Minor along with veteran Mark Jackson to the Indiana Pacers for Malik Sealy, Pooh Richardson, and the rights to fellow rookie Eric Piatkowski. He was released from the Pacers' roster before start of the 1994–95 NBA season, but signed as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on October 19.

Minor remained with the Celtics for the entirety of his five-year career (1994–1999), averaging 6.9 points per game and maintaining a shooting percentage of .478. During his rookie season, he scored a career-high 31 points in a home game against the Golden State Warriors on January 27, 1995. In 1996, Minor competed in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest during the All-Star Weekend in San Antonio, Texas, where he finished third overall.

Minor suffered from a career ending hip injury on April 29, 1999 during a game against the Miami Heat.

In 2001 Minor attempted a comeback and was rumoured to have been close to signing with the Sydney Kings of the Australian National Basketball League.

Coaching career

Minor became the assistant coach of the Continental Basketball Association's Lawton-Fort Sill Cavalry in 2008. He worked with NBA legends Otis Birdsong, the general manager of the team, and Michael Ray Richardson, the head coach. The Lawton-Fort Sill Cavalry won the CBA Championship that year.

On September 25, 2008, the Oklahoma City Thunder added Minor as a member of the basketball operations staff for the NBA Development League affiliate the Tulsa 66ers. Minor was the assistant coach to Paul Woolpert.

On October 6, 2009, the NBA Development League's Bakersfield Jam announced that Minor would serve as an assistant coach for the 2009–10 season.

On August 11, 2010, the NBA Development League's Idaho Stampede announced that Minor was hired as an assistant coach under head coach Randy Livingston.

Personal

In 2006, he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Phoenix. In 2007, Minor traveled to Iraq with Thurl Bailey and Shawn Bradley to meet with the troops. Minor also worked with the NBA at the Haier Academy in China in 2007 and 2009.

References

Greg Minor Wikipedia


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