Sept. 10, 2004
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –
Former Florida State men’s basketball standout LaMarr Greer, who starred for the Seminoles from 1995-98, has done well for himself on the basketball court and will begin his fifth season as a professional player in Europe this winter. His career has taken him from Italy (three seasons) to Russia (one season) and now to Ukraine. Greer has also played in the International Basketball League for the Baltimore Bayrunners and Trenton Stars and in the USBL for the Atlantic City Sea Gulls after completing his college career.
Greer enjoyed a fine career at Florida State and is still one of only 37 players in school history to score 1,000 or more career points. He is ranked 33rd in career scoring with 1,022 points. He is still considered to be one of the most versatile guards in school history and is ranked in the school’s all-time top 15 in five different categories. Greer averaged 8.7 points and 3.7 rebounds during his 117 game career. As a junior, he was the Seminoles’ fifth-leading scorer with an 8.4 points per game average as he helped the team to the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
Greer played in both the IBL and the USBL following his collegiate playing days. His best USBL season came as he averaged 5.5 assists and 2.5 steals per game and was selected to the league’s All-Defensive team during the 99-00 season as a member of the Atlantic City Sea Gulls.
Greer played for the Pompea Napoli team while in Italy. He then became a member of the Russian Unics Kazan team where he helped them to the FIBA Europe League Championship in 2004. He averaged 12.3 points, 2.6 rebounds and 3.3 assists and earned league Player of the Month honors for December.
After winning the championship with the Unics Kazan, Greer has moved on to play for BC Kyiv in Ukraine for the upcoming season.
This past summer Greer played in the “Jumbo” Johnson Memorial PUREGAME/Media League in New Jersey for B3 Sports and led his team to the league championship. He scored 34 points in the championship game.