Jerry Greenspan

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Jerry Greenspan
Personal information
Born(1941-11-22)November 22, 1941
Newark, New Jersey
DiedSeptember 11, 2019(2019-09-11) (aged 77)
Florham Park, New Jersey
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High schoolWeequahic (Newark, New Jersey)
CollegeMaryland (1960–1963)
NBA draft1963 / Round: 3 / Pick: 24th overall
Selected by the Syracuse Nationals
Playing career1963–1965
PositionShooting guard
Career history
19631965Philadelphia 76ers
Career highlights and awards
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Gerald Greenspan (November 22, 1941 – September 11, 2019) was an American basketball player. Greenspan, who was 6' 7", 275 lbs. played shooting guard.


Born and raised in Newark, New Jersey, he played at the University of Maryland.[1] Greenspan led the team in scoring and rebounds in 1962 and 1963. He received an honorable mention for the 1963 All-American team, and was named to the second team for the All-Atlantic Coast Conference. He had 501 rebounds during his college career.[1]


He was drafted by the Syracuse Nationals in the third round of the 1963 NBA draft. Greenspan remained with the team until his retirement at the end of the 1964–65 NBA season.[1]

Hall of Fame[edit]

Greenspan, who was Jewish, was inducted into the MetroWest Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 2005.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Greenspan, Jerry". Jews in Sports. Retrieved 21 February 2014.
  2. ^ Kaplan, Ron. "Hall of Fame induction becomes a family affair". NJ Jewish News. Archived from the original on May 17, 2011. Retrieved January 11, 2011.

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