Read more about NBA Legend Horace “The General” Grant

As one of the original big 3 to play alongside Michael Jordan and the Championship Chicago Bulls team, Horace “The General” Grant has had a stellar career playing for over four different teams in the NBA. He was an NBA All-Star, a four-time NBA Champion and earned NBA All-Defensive team honors as well. Check out his bio below:

Horace (The General) Grant

No. 54 – Chicago Bulls/ Orlando Magic/ Seattle Supersonics/ LA Lakers

Position: Power Forward

Height: 6’10"

Weight: 215

Drafted: 10thoverall pick, 1987 NBA Draft

 

Career Highlights

·      Member of four NBA Championship teams (1990-91, 1991-92, 1992-93with Chicago; 2000-01 with L.A. Lakers), and also reached         the NBA Finals in1995 as a member of the Orlando Magic

·      Earned NBA All-Defensive Second Team honors in 1992-93, 1993-94,1994-95 and 1995-96

·      Grabbed 8,000th career rebound @ Orlando on 02/29/00

·      Selected as an NBA All-Star in 1994

·      Scored 11,000th career point vs. L.A. Clippers on 11/26/99

·      Shot over .500 from the field in each of his first 10 NBA seasons,reaching a career-best of .578 in 1991-92

·      Established career-bests in 1993-94 in scoring (15.1 ppg),rebounding (11.0 ppg) and assists (3.4 apg)

 

Personal

·      Full name is Horace Junior Grant

·      Has a son, Horace Jr.

·      Born nine minutes earlier than his twin brother, Harvey, who alsoplayed in the NBA on July 4, 1965

·      Teams with Harvey to form the highest career rebounding brothertandem in the NBA

·      Grew up in Sparta, Ga., a town 101 miles east/southeast of Atlanta and with a population of 1,710

·      Collects Sam Cooke records

·       During his first stint withthe Magic, had partnership with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, serving as a hostat home games for a child          between the age of 2-18 who has been diagnosed with alife-threatening illness

 

NBACareer Season Averages

Year

G

GS

FG%

3P%

FT%

OFF

DEF

RPG

APG

SPG

BPG

TO

PPG

Career

1,165

1,037

.509

.063

.692

3.0

5.1

8.1

2.2

1.0

1.0

1.1

11.2








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