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Lynn Geer


Lynn Greer is a Philadelphia native and former professional basketball player. The 6-1 Greer played point guard and shooting guard positions at Engineering and Science High School from 1993-1997 where he finished his career as the second leading scorer in Philadelphia high school basketball history. He was second only to the great Wilt Chamberlin.

Greer continued his basketball career at Temple University playing for legendary coach John Chaney. During his time at Temple he made four NCAA appearances, including two trips to the Elite Eight in 1999 and 2001. As a senior Lynn averaged 23 points per game and ended his college career as Temple’s second all time leading scorer. He is now a member of the Philadelphia Big5 Hall of Fame and also Temple University’s Hall of Fame.

In 2002 Greer went undrafted. He decided to take his skills to Europe and signed a contract with Near East of the Greek League. This would be the beginning of Greer’s illustrious career. Following his rookie year in the Greek League he played for Slask Wroclaw in Poland where Greer won the Polish Cup and lead the entire Euroleague in scoring at 25ppg.

In 2004 Lynn moved to Moscow,Russia and played for Dynamo Moscow, then Naples,Italy playing for Carpisa Napoli where they won the Italian Cup. Greer was named the Italian League MVP. Following the successful season in Italy Lynn signed a deal with the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks for the 2006-2007 season.

Due to a limited role with the Bucks and Greer’s desire to play he decided to return to Europe and play for Greek powerhouse Olympiacos. He played two seasons in Greece which included a trip to the Euroleague Final Four. In 2009 Greer signed a deal with Turkish powerhouse Fenerbahce Ulker. He continued to show his talent winning a Turkish Cup and Turkish League Championship.

In 2011 Lynn played for Armani Milano of Italy. Next he played for Unics Kazan of Russia and Azovmash in Ukraine.

Finally at the age of 34 Lynn Greer signed a contract with Darussafaka Dogus in the Turkish League second division. Greer averaged 20ppg and won the TBL2 allowing  himself and Darussafaka to compete in the first division the following year.

In 2015 Lynn retired from the game of basketball that took him all over the world. Today Greer’s mission is to provide opportunity and platform for players looking to begin or further their careers overseas.

Lynard Stewart


Lynard Stewart is a former professional basketball player and a current high school basketball coach. Lynard was born and raised in the city of Philadelphia, Pa where he played both his high school basketball and collegiate basketball. Being the youngest of a family of four with two brothers whom both played collegiately and professionally, basketball was always apart of his life. 

Lynard played his high school basketball at Philadelphia power house Simon Gratz then coached by Philadelphia hall of famer William Ellerbee. In his junior year he won a national championship playing alongside of NBA superstar Rasheed Wallace finishing 31-0. His senior year his team remained ranked in the nation going 27-3 with Lynard being awarded Philadelphia Public League player of the year. 

After high school Lynard went on to star at Philadelphia’s own Temple University then coached by Naismith Basketball hall famer John Chaney. Their Lynard started every game but three and went on to make four consecutive trips to the NCAA tournament. For his senior year he teamed up with freshman sensation Lynn Greer forming a friendship that last till this day. After completing his basketball eligibility and achieving his degree in Business Administration Lynard went on to play professionally.

Professionally Lynard played 10 years in 7 different countries. Argentina, China, Spain, Israel, Czech Republic, England, and Belgium. His career spanned from 99-2010, acquiring a trophy case full of personal and team awards. Two of his most prestige’s accolades was winning league MVP in 2008, and being inducted into Hall of Fame in 2012 by BBL powerhouse NewCastle Eagles.

After retiring he returned home to Philadelphia where he immediately became involved with youth thru basketball becoming an Assistant Coach at Hope Charter High school. After a one year stint he became Head Coach at William Penn charter school for 4 seasons then was given opportunity to take the helm at his alma mater Simon Gratz High school.