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Date Of BirthJuly 4, 1965

Harvey Grant (born October 20, 1965) is an American former professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was a small forward and played collegiately for the University of Maryland. Grant was drafted in the first round of the 1988 NBA draft by the Washington Bullets with the 12th overall pick. He played 11 seasons in the NBA with the Bullets/Wizards, Portland Trail Blazers, Philadelphia 76ers, and Seattle SuperSonics.

Grant was born in Augusta, Georgia, and grew up in nearby Hephzibah. His father, Horace, was a factory worker, and his mother, Shirley, was a schoolteacher. Grant has four older sisters and one younger brother. His older sister, Vernetta, played basketball at Savannah State University.

Grant attended Hephzibah High School, where he played basketball and was a two-time All-State selection. He played AAU basketball for the Augusta Lynx. He was recruited by several colleges, but chose to play for Lefty Driesell at the University of Maryland.

Grant played four seasons for the Maryland Terrapins from 1984 to 1988. He was a two-time ACC All-Star and was named to the ACC All-Tournament team in 1988. He helped lead Maryland to four straight NCAA Tournament appearances, including the Elite Eight in 1986.

Grant was selected by the Washington Bullets in the first round (12th overall) of the 1988 NBA draft. He was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team in 1989. He averaged a career-high 20.0 points per game in 1991–92.

In 1993, Grant was traded to the Portland Trail Blazers for Rasheed Wallace. He spent two seasons in Portland before being traded to the Philadelphia 76ers in 1995. He played three seasons in Philadelphia before being traded to the Seattle SuperSonics in 1998. He played four seasons in Seattle before retiring in 2002.

Grant’s career totals include 9,997 points, 3,786 rebounds, and 1,720 assists.

Grant’s net worth is estimated to be $20 million. He earned approximately $50 million during his NBA career.

Grant is divorced from his wife of 25 years, Jackie. They have three children together: daughters Jasmine and Jada, and son Harvey Jr.

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Full NameHarvey Grant
Date Of BirthJuly 4, 1965
Height2.06 m
Weight88 kg
ProfessionBasketball player
EducationIndependence Community College, University of Oklahoma


ChildrenJerian Grant, Jerami Grant, Jerai Grant
SiblingsHorace Grant

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Romance Theatre1983TV SeriesHank
Linda Lovelace for President1975Five Star General (as Hank Grant)
Hazel1966TV SeriesTed
Branded1966TV SeriesHank
Petticoat Junction1965TV SeriesHank
The Sons of Katie Elder1965Jeb (uncredited)
Mr. Novak1965TV SeriesDave
The Donna Reed Show1959TV SeriesPhilip Dorsey / Philip
The Real McCoys1959TV SeriesBilly
The Red Skelton Hour1959TV SeriesButch
Frontier Doctor1959TV SeriesPete Snodgrass
Sky King1958TV SeriesJohnny Henderson
Juvenile Jungle1958Pete
Gunsmoke1957TV SeriesBilly
Sergeant Preston of the Yukon1955-1957TV SeriesDonny Andrews / Denny Pickens
Tales of the 77th Bengal Lancers1956TV SeriesEmmett Regan
Circus Boy1956TV SeriesRobin Treadway
Studio One in Hollywood1956TV SeriesTimothy
I Love Lucy1956TV SeriesKenneth Hamilton
Climax!1955TV Series
Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre1955TV SeriesSon
The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin1955TV SeriesWhit Larrimore Jr.
Make Room for Daddy1955TV Series
Life with Father1953-1955TV SeriesHarlan Day
Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal1955TV SeriesGeorgie
Magnificent Obsession1954Chris Miller
Big Town1954TV SeriesRoger
Your Jeweler's Showcase1953TV SeriesSonny
General Electric Theater1953TV Series
Take Me to Town1953Petey
It Happens Every Thursday1953Steve MacAvoy


All Star Revue1952TV SeriesHimself - Guest Actor

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