Birth date 16 Sep 1976 (43 years)
Nationality United States United States
Team history
Memphis Grizzlies 1999 - present

Greg Buckner plays in the position of Guard. He has a height of 6 feet 4 inches and weight of 210 lbs. He wore jersey no. 21, 7 and 1 in the NBA (National Basketball Association). He was a member of Dallas Mavericks from 1999-2000 to 2001-02. He played for Philadelphia 76ers in 2002-03 and 2003-04. In 2004-05 and 2005-06, he spent the seasons with Denver Nuggets. He played alongside Dallas Mavericks in 2006-07 and with Minnesota Timberwolves in 2007-08. Memphis Grizzlies was his team in 2008-09.

He attended University Heights Academy High School in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. Later, he went to Clemson University. During the 1998 NBA draft, he was selected by Dallas Mavericks in the 2nd round. He was the 24th pick and overall 53rd pick. In the playoffs, he got an opportunity to play in 38 games during which he got 572 playing minutes. His 3-point field goal percentage was 0.259, field goal percentage was 0.377 and free throw percentage was 0.259. He collected 157 points, 78 personal fouls, 100 rebounds and 23 assists.

Career Highlights

In the 515 games played by Buckner in the NBA, he got 10086 playing minutes. There were 2347 field goal attempts out of which there were 1064 field goals and the resulting field goal percentage was 0.453. His 3-point field goal percentage was 0.338 as 227 3-point field goals were completed out of 671 3-point field goal attempts. He made 380 free throws out of a total of 506 free throw attempts and hence the free throw percentage was 0.751. He accumulated 1474 rebounds, 2735 points, 666 assists and 1244 personal fouls.