Greg Ballard (basketball)
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January 29, 1955 |
Los Angeles, California
|Listed height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Listed weight||215 lb (98 kg)|
|High school||Garey (Pomona, California)|
|NBA draft||1977 / Round: 1 / Pick: 4th overall|
|Selected by the Washington Bullets|
|Pro playing career||1977–1989|
|1985–1987||Golden State Warriors|
|1987–1988||VL Pesaro (Italy)|
|1989||Libertas Forlì (Italy)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NBA statistics|
|Points||9,953 (12.4 ppg)|
|Rebounds||4,858 (6.1 rpg)|
|Assists||1,733 (2.2 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Gregory "Greg" Ballard (born January 29, 1955) is a retired American professional basketball player.
Born in Los Angeles, California, Ballard attended the University of Oregon where he played at the collegiate level at the forward position. He was drafted by the Washington Bullets in the 1st round (4th pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft and won an NBA Championship with the Bullets in 1978. He played for the Golden State Warriors for the 1986 and 1987 seasons. He finished his career with the Seattle SuperSonics in 1989 with career stats of 12.1 points, 6.2 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game.
Ballard turned to coaching after his playing career wound up, and in 1989 he moved to Italy to serve as an assistant coach for Il Messaggero Roma. Until recently he was an assistant coach for the Atlanta Hawks.
- Career statistics and player information from Basketball-Reference.com
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