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Glenn McDonald

For the Canadian jazz saxophonist, see Glenn McDonald (musician).
Glenn McDonald
Personal information
Born (1952-03-18) March 18, 1952 (age 64)
Kewanee, Illinois
Nationality American
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Career information
High school Jefferson (Los Angeles, California)
College Long Beach State (1971–1974)
NBA draft 1974 / Round: 1 / Pick: 17th overall
Selected by the Boston Celtics
Pro career 1974–1980
Position Small forward / Shooting guard
Number 30, 13
Career history
19741976 Boston Celtics
1976–1977 Milwaukee Bucks
1977–1978 Alvin BK (Sweden)
1979–1980 U/Tex Wranglers (Philippines)
Career highlights and awards
Stats at

Glenn McDonald (born March 18, 1952) is a retired American professional basketball player. He played three seasons for the Boston Celtics and the Milwaukee Bucks before going overseas most notably in the Philippines, with the U/Tex Wranglers in the early-80's. He averaged 4.2 points in 146 games played in his NBA career.

He played a huge role in Game 5 of the 1976 NBA Finals, scoring eight points in the third overtime period as the Celtics won 128-126 before eventually winning the championship in six games.

In the Philippines, McDonald was instrumental in U/Tex's 1980 PBA Open Conference championship against Toyota Tamaraws. He scored two free-throws to send the fifth game into overtime after Toyota led by four with 16 seconds left in regulation. U/Tex eventually won the championship, 99-98.

In 1981, he became the head coach of the U/Tex franchise. McDonald was also the Long Beach State 49ers' head coach in the early 1990s and was an assistant coach for the Los Angeles Sparks of the WNBA.[citation needed]

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