Harvey Grant played a major role in the success of the University of Oklahoma during the 1988-1989 campaign. Guided by head coach Billy Tubbs the Sooners set a NCAA Division 1 record for points scored in a season. Playing forward Harvey Grant averaged 23 points and 12 rebounds for the 1988-89 Oklahoma team.
Harvey Grant, the twin brother of Horace, played his first five seasons in the NBA, 1989 thru 1992-1993 with the Washington Warriors. He scored over 18 points per game three straight seasons, 18.2 ppg in 1990-91, 18.0 ppg in 1991-92 and 18.6 ppg in 1992-93.
Traded to Portland prior to 1993 season, the 6 ft 8, 195 pound forward switched to a more defense-orientated style of play, and helped the Trail Blazers make the playoffs three straight seasons. Also played in playoffs with Washington in 1997 and with Philadelphia in 1999.
Harvey Grant scored 7781 points in 783 games, 9.9 ppg, had 3436 rebounds, 4.4 rpg. 3345 FG, 7138 FGA, .469 pct. 1026 FT, 1448 FTA, .709 pct.