76ers’ guard Hal Greer, 81, dies

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PHILADEL­PHIA (AP) — Hal Greer, a Hall of Fame guard and the Philadel­phia 76ers’ ca­reer lead­ing scorer, has died.

The Six­ers said Greer died Satur­day night in Ari­zona af­ter a brief ill­ness. He was 81.

Greer spent 15 sea­sons with the Syra­cuse Na­tion­als and Philadel­phia 76ers and fin­ished his ca­reer with a record 21,586 points. He’s also the 76ers’ ca­reer leader in field goals, field goals at­tempted, games and min­utes played.

Greer was the first player to have his num­ber re­tired (15) by the 76ers in 1976. He made 10 straight All-Star games.

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