College - Texas-El Paso
Greg Foster enters his first season as a player development coach with the Sixers. He joins the organization after spending the past two seasons as an assistant coach at The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP).
Foster was also a member of UTEPís coaching staff during the 2010-11 campaign, serving as a student assistant coach while completing work on a bachelorís degree in Multidisciplinary Studies.
Originally the 35th overall pick in the 1990 NBA Draft by Washington, Foster went onto play 13 NBA seasons while logging over 650 career games. Best remembered for playing alongside hall-of-famers Karl Malone and John Stockton with Utah in the mid to late 90ís, Foster won two Western Conference Championships with the Jazz and later an NBA Championship as a member of the L.A. Lakers in 2001.
A native of Oakland, Foster attended Skyline High School, where he was teammates with Gary Payton. Foster went onto star at UTEP, playing alongside Antonio Davis and Tim Hardaway.
Foster and his wife, Victoria, have a son, Greg Jr., and two daughters, Victoria Marie and Collette Christine.