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Harvey Grant was born on the 4th July 1965, in Augusta, Georgia USA, and is a former professional basketball player who played in the NBA from 1988 to 1999; being 2.03 meters in height, he played in the position of power forward.

How much is the net worth of Harvey Grant? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the overall size of his wealth is as much as $8 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2016. Sport is the main source of his net worth.

Harvey Grant Net Worth $8 Million

To begin with, he played basketball studying at Hancock Central high school located in Sparta, Georgia; he matriculated to Clemson University. He played one season with the Tigers that represented Clemson University in which he averaged only 5.1 points and 4.5 rebounds per game. As a result, he switched to junior college of Independence. Then he was fished by the Sooners from the University Oklahoma, in which then played two seasons averaging 15.2 points and 8.2 rebounds.

Concerning his professional career, Harvey Grant was selected 12th in the 1st round of the NBA Draft 1988 by the Washington Bullets, and was a part of this team until 1993. At first, he was relegated to the bench, however, he made a qualitative leap after two seasons, in 1990 – 1991, becoming a starting member and improved his statistics to 18.2 points and 7.2 rebounds per game. Moreover, Grant became a finalist in the voting for the player to win the title of the greatest progress made in the NBA, but finally lost to Scott Skiles. After two more seasons the player was traded to the Portland Trail Blazers in exchange for Kevin Duckworth (in 1993). But his performance in the new team was not as good as in the previous one, averaging 10.4 points and 4.6 rebounds in his first season in Oregon. The next two seasons his stats dropped down to 9.1 and 9.3 , and so in 1996 – 1997 Grant returned to the Bullets, alongside Rod Strickland, in exchange for Rasheed Wallace and Mitchell Butler. His contribution to the team was poor in his first season, and even worse in the next, when he manage to average only 2.6 points and 2.6 rebounds per game. The following year, Harvey Grant was traded to the Orlando Magic with Anthony Parker in exchange for Billy Owens, but he was cut, signing as a free agent with Philadelphia 76ers. In 1999, he announced his retirement from the professional sport. Overall, his career average was 9.9 points and 4.4 rebounds per game.

Finally, in the personal life of the basketball player, he is married to Karen Mitchel. He has four sons from his previous marriage and a daughter together with his wife Karen. His son Jerai has been playing basketball in various leagues in Europe, Israel and Australia. The other son, Jerian, is currently the member of the New York Knicks in the NBA. The third son, Jerami, is a member of Philadelphia 76ers in the NBA. Grant has also one granddaughter.

Quick Facts

Birth date: July 4, 1965
Birth place: Augusta, Georgia USA
Height:6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Weight:195 lb (88 kg)
Profession:Former professional Basketball Player, NBA basketball player
Education:Hancock Central high school, Sparta, Georgia; Clemson University, University of Oklahoma
Nationality:American
Spouse:Karen Mitchel
Children:Jerian Grant, Jerami Grant, Jerai Grant
Siblings:Horace Grant
Awards:Third-team All-American – NABC, UPI (1988)
Nominations:NBA draft - 1988 / Round: 1 / Pick: 12th overall
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