Carol Schultz Greenberg

Carol grew up in suburban Philadelphia and played basketball, field hockey and lacrosse at Abington Friends School from 1977 to 1979. In her senior year, she was selected Captain of the team in each of these three sports. Carol initially attended college at the University of Bridgeport, where she was the high scorer on the… Read more »

Norm Grekin

The late Norm Grekin was a member of one of the best basketball teams in LaSalle University history. He was one of the most productive rebounders and scorers ever to play for the school. After graduating from West Philadelphia High School, where he was All-Public in basketball, Grekin attended LaSalle University. It was during his… Read more »

Sam Jacobs

1988 was a magical season for Samuel Jacobs. A senior at Cornell University, he led the Big Red to the first Ivy League Championship in the school’s history, earning All-Ivy First Team honors in the process. He was named the Ivy League Player of the Week three times that season and was voted the Team… Read more »

Jimmy Kieserman

Jimmy Kieserman was born into a basketball family in Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania. Temple University coach and Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Harry Litwack was his grandfather and inspiration. He became an Abington High School basketball standout, a University of Miami basketball letter winner and was selected a total of five times to participate for… Read more »

Louis “Red” Klotz

Louis “Red” Klotz, an outstanding basketball player and scorer at South Philadelphia High School, Villanova University and the Baltimore Bullets, is probably best known an the losingest coach in basketball. As coach/player/owner of the Washington Generals, the perennial opponents of the Harlem Globetrotters for many years, Klotz boasts to losing more than 13,000 games during… Read more »

Howie Landa

Although he only stands five feet, nine inches, Howie Landa was an All-Public basketball selection while at Central High School. He is recognized as one of the greatest junior college coaches in America. He even served a short stint as head coach for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. For 26 years ending in 1989,… Read more »

Howard Lassoff

Howard Lassoff has had a love and passion for basketball all of his life. Because of this, the game has given him unique experiences in international travel that have taken him all over the world. Lassoff first gained notice as the starting center for Lower Merion High School’s 1978 Central League First Half Champions and… Read more »

Bruce Lefkowitz

Bruce Lefkowitz was one of the premier basketball players in the University of Pennsylvania’s illustrious history. Even today, he remains the standard by which many players are measured by longtime fans of Penn basketball. A dominating front court presence throughout the mid 1980’s, “Lefko” finished his career ranked 5th on Penn’s all time scoring list…. Read more »

Ed Lerner

Ed Lerner sits there, watching guys making $9 million a year to play basketball, clanking free throw after free throw off the rim, and it makes him sick. “Easiest shot in the world,” Lerner explains. “You’re standing there, nobody bothering you, and you can’t make that shot?” Lerner made 97 percent of his foul shots… Read more »

Harry Litwack

A native of South Philadelphia Harry Litwack is an institution in American college basketball. He was the head basketball coach at Temple University for 21 years, from 1952-1973, where he coached the Owls to 14 consecutive winning seasons. He is credited with the creation of the “zone defense”, which changed the game of basketball and… Read more »