John Greig (basketball)

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John W. Greig (born April 28, 1961 in Sacramento, California) is a retired American basketball player, formerly in the NBA. A 6'7" (2.01 m) and 210 lb (95 kg) small forward, Greig played competitively at Timberline High School in Lacey, Washington and played college basketball at Wenatchee Valley Community College and at the University of Oregon. He is also Tate Kuykendall's uncle.

Greig was selected in the third round of the 1982 NBA Draft (65th overall) by the Seattle SuperSonics but played only 9 games for them in the 1982–83 season, averaging 2.1 points and 0.7 rebounds per game. He also played professionally in Switzerland, France and Spain.[1]

Presently Greig resides in Sammamish in Seattle, Washington and is a sports agent.[1] In the past he has represented Ruben Douglas, the fifth-leading scorer in New Mexico Lobos men's basketball history,[2] former NBA player Pops Mensah-Bonsu,[3] and more recently he represents Sacramento Kings forward DeMarcus Cousins.[4][5][6]

Notes

  1. ^ a b Where Are They Now: John Greig, by Dan Raley, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, published January 14, 2004
  2. ^ New Mexico's fifth-leading scorer takes shot overseas - Men's College Basketball - ESPN
  3. ^ Andy Katz: It's a new world as agents battle college basketball coaches - ESPN
  4. ^ DeMarcus Cousins of Kentucky Wildcats says John Calipari advised him to enter NBA draft - ESPN
  5. ^ Sacramento Kings -- DeMarcus Cousins seeks trade, banished from team - ESPN
  6. ^ DeMarcus Cousins of Sacramento Kings to have suspension appealed by NBA players union in attempt to recoup lost pay - ESPN

External links

  • College & NBA stats @ basketballreference.com
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