Sixers Legend Hal Greer Passes Away At Age Of 81

76ers legend Hall of Famer Hal Greer dies at 81

Greer spent all 15 seasons of his pro basketball career with the organization, helping lead the 76ers to an NBA championship in 1967 with Wilt Chamberlain.

A 10-time All-Star, Greer played all of his 15-year career with the Sixers, formerly the Syracuse Nationals, who drafted him with the 13th pick of the 1958 draft.

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Greer was chosen into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame along with Willie Reed, Frank Ramsey, Slater Martin, Clarence Gaines and also Ava Duer.

USA Today mentioned that Greer passed away after a "brief illness", but did not expand further than that, adding that he died on Saturday night in Arizona.

Greer was the first player to have his number retired (15) by the 76ers in 1976.

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"We extend our deepest condolences and send our love to the Greer family during this hard time", the Sixers said in a statement.

Greer was a Marshall legend, an NBA champion and a Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer.

"Along with his own historical gifts within the court, Greer will be remembered as a gentle man who had used basketball's platform encourage and to up lift others, &rdquo".

Greer's life and legacy will be celebrated at tonight's game vs. the Miami Heat in South Philadelphia. During his time at Marshall, Greer solidified his place as one of the greatest representatives of the university and Marshall athletics, while also breaking boundaries.

The Sixers said Greer was survived by his wife Mayme, a son and two daughters.

As this story is developing, more information will be updated as made available.

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