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Travis Grant (born January 1, 1950)[1] is a retired American professional basketball player.

Travis Grant
Personal information
Born (1950-01-01) January 1, 1950 (age 69)
Clayton, Alabama
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High schoolBarbour County Training School
(Clayton, Alabama)
CollegeKentucky State (1968–1972)
NBA draft1972 / Round: 1 / Pick: 13th overall
Selected by the Los Angeles Lakers
Playing career1972–1976
PositionSmall forward
Number33, 42, 5
Career history
19721973Los Angeles Lakers
19731975San Diego Conquistadors
1975–1976Kentucky Colonels
1976Indiana Pacers
Career NBA and ABA statistics
Points2,767 (13.8 ppg)
Rebounds819 (4.1 rpg)
Assists211 (1.0 apg)
Stats at
College Basketball Hall of Fame
Inducted in 2009


He is most known for being the all-time leading scorer in men's NCAA college basketball history while at Kentucky State University by amassing 4,045 points.[2] He led Kentucky State to three straight NAIA championships while averaging 33.4 points per game over his career.[3]


Grant was a first round pick of the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1972 NBA Draft and of the Utah Stars in the 1972 ABA Draft.[4] Grant played professionally in the National Basketball Association and American Basketball Association from 1972 to 1976, for the Los Angeles Lakers, San Diego Conquistadors and Indiana Pacers. His best season came in 1974-75 for the San Diego Conquistadors when he averaged 25.2 points per game and 6.2 rebounds per game with a 54.4% field goal percentage.[1][4]