Khalia Lanier is known to be a 24-year-old Arizona Storm Volleyball Club member, who is the daughter of Bob Lanier.
Bob Lanier is a former NBA player playing for the Detroit Pistons and the Milwaukee Bucks.
The Pistons and Bucks retired Bob’s No. 16 jersey, while St. Bonaventure University, where Bob Lanier played college basketball, retired his No. 31 jersey.
Khalia Lanier’s father was also the assistant coach for the Golden State Warriors after retiring from playing, and he briefly served as their interim head coach. Lanier then became an NBA Cares Global Ambassador.
Khalia Lanier is presently 24 years old, who was born on September 19, 1998. Khalia was a member of the Arizona Storm Volleyball Club for six years.
In 2013 and 2014, Khalia helped the Storm win the Girls’ Junior National Championships, and second place in 2015 and third place in 2016. Lanier was selected GJNC Most Valuable Player in 2013 and is a three-time GJNC All-American (2014-16).
In 2011, Lanier international volleyball career started as a member of the 2011 USAV Future Select Squad, and in 2012 she was selected as a High-Performance All-American and to the High-Performance All-Tournament Team.
In 2012, Khalia captained the 2012 team to a bronze medal. Khalia captained the 2013 USAV HP team to a silver medal and assisted the US U18 Youth National Team in the 2015 World Championship to a silver medal.
Khalia was named Gatorade National Volleyball Player of the Year in 2016 and Gatorade Arizona Player of the Year in 2015. Khalia was a nominee for Gatorade National Athlete of the Year in 2016.
Khalia Lanier Family Revealed
Khalia Lanier was born into the family of Bob and Rose Lanier, with two brothers, Ravance and Kamal, and one sister, Kahori.
In the 1970 NBA draft, Bob was selected first overall by the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association. In the 1970 ABA Draft, Bob was also a territorial choice of the New York Nets of the American Basketball Association.
The Detroit Pistons traded Bob to the Milwaukee Bucks on February 4, 1980, for Kent Benson and a first-round draft selection 1980.
On April 20 that year, Bob scored 19 points and grabbed 15 rebounds in a Game seven loss to the Seattle SuperSonics in the Western Conference Semifinals.
Bob Lanier Enterprises, Inc., a Proforma network promotional marketing organization, was owned and operated by Bob. Bob was the NBA’s ambassador and chairman of the “Stay In School” project from 1989 until 1994.
From 2005 until 2022, he was the NBA Cares Global Ambassador. Bob often worked with youth-serving groups that promote education, youth and family development, and health-related issues