Danny Green (basketball) life and biography

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Danny Green (basketball) biography

Date of birth : 1987-06-22
Date of death : -
Birthplace : North Babylon, New York
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-04-28
Credited as : Basketball player NBA, gurad-forward for the San Antonio Spurs, NBA Draft

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Danny Green is an American professional basketball player for the San Antonio Spurs.

He is a 6'6" guard-forward from North Carolina. Danny has the most wins in North Carolina history: he played in more games (145) and had more wins (123) than any Tar Heel before him. He is the only player in ACC history with 1,000 points, 500 rebounds, 250 assists, 150 three-pointers, 150 blocks and 150 steals. The Cleveland Cavaliers selected him as the 46th overall pick of the 2009 NBA Draft. On October 19, 2010, the Cleveland Cavaliers waived him, but he was picked up by the San Antonio Spurs on November 17. The Spurs waived him two weeks later, but he rejoined the team later in the season.

Career history

Cleveland Cavaliers (2009-2010)
San Antonio Spurs (2010; 2011-present)
Reno Bighorns (2011)


Selected by the Cavaliers in the second round (46th overall pick) of the 2009 NBA Draft.

Played in 20 games…averaged 2.0 points and 0.9 rebounds in 5.8 minutes per game…scored his first NBA points against Charlotte on Nov. 27…posted a career-high six points on 3-6 (.500) shooting in 10 minutes versus Minnesota on Jan. 27…played in two games (one start) for the Erie BayHawks of the NBADL and averaged 25.5 points, 5.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 4.0 steals and 1.0 block in 35.5 minutes per game…missed the game on April 14 due to a sprained right ankle…was placed on the Inactive List for 30 games and was a DNP-CD on 31 occasions.


Played all four seasons at North Carolina and averaged 9.4 points on .455 shooting and 4.1 rebounds in 145 games (39 starts)…won more games (123) than any Tar Heel in history…named to the ACC All-Defensive Team, the All-ACC Third Team and the NCAA South Regional Tournament Team…finished his college career as the only player in ACC history to tally at least 1,000 points, 500 rebounds, 250 assists, 150 three-pointers, 150 blocks and 150 steals and is the only player in North Carolina history to record 100 or more blocked shots and three-point field goals…as a senior averaged 13.1 points on .471 (184-391) shooting, including shooting .418 (77-184) from three-point range, 4.7 rebounds, 2.7 assists, 1.8 steals and 1.3 blocks in 38 games (all starts) as North Carolina won the 2009 NCAA Championship…scored in double figures in 26 games…was second in the ACC in three-point percentage (.418), sixth in steals (1.8) and 10th in blocks (1.3)…scored a career-high 26 points at Chaminade on Nov. 24…as a junior scored 20 points on two separate occasions, at Kentucky and versus Valparaiso…tallied 18 points, eight rebounds and a career-high seven blocks at Duke…scored 15 points versus Kansas in the Final Four…as a sophomore averaged 5.2 points and 2.8 rebounds in 13.6 minutes per game…as a freshman averaged 7.5 points and 3.7 rebounds in 15.3 minutes per game.


Full name Daniel Richard Green
Has three siblings
Played quarterback on the football team as a freshman at North Babylon High School
Second cousins with Gerald Green, 2007 NBA Slam Dunk Champion

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