Danny Green

HOMETOWN: North Babylon, New York

DATE OF BIRTH: June 22, 1987

COLLEGE: University of North Carolina

POSITION: Guard-Forward

TEAM: Los Angeles Lakers



ON COURT HIGHLIGHTS:

Green has 920 three-pointers on his career with the San Antonio Spurs and is the top 20th player in NBA history and top 10th among active players in playoff three-pointers with 186
Green holds the second highest record of three-pointers made in a single NBA Finals series with 27 three-pointers. He is second only to Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors
On December 16, 2015, Green passed Hall of Famer Larry Bird in career 3-pointers made with 651 points
Green averaged 11.7 points, 4.2 rebounds, and 1.2 steals while shooting 87.4% from the free throw line in 28.5 minutes per game in the 2014-2015 season with the San Antonio Spurs
On April 11, 2014, Green posted a career high of 33 points versus the Phoenix Suns. The same spring, Green helped lead the Spurs to an NBA Championship
The Cleveland Cavaliers drafted Green as the No. 46 overall selection in the 2009 NBA Draft
While at UNC, Green played more games (145 games) and had more wins (123 wins) than any Tar Heel before his time. Green 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


AWARDS:

NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2017)
NBA Champion (2014)
NCAA Champion (2009)
ACC All-Defensive Team (2009)
Third-Team All-ACC (2009)
McDonald’s All-American (2005)
Second-Team Parade All-American (2005)


OFF COURT HIGHLIGHTS:

Green has hosted numerous youth camps in meaningful markets that have impacted his basketball journey including New York, North Carolina, Ontario, and Texas
Eager to explore his interest in sports broadcasting, Green completed the NBPA 10th Annual Sportscaster U initiative in 2017 where he spent four days learning about the field from industry experts and gaining valuable hands-on experience
Green’s second cousin, Gerald Green, plays for the Houston Rockets


MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS:

Spurs guard Green learning the ins and outs of broadcasting – San Antonio Express
Danny Green hosts first SA camp, says kids can relate to his story – KSAT-TV (ABC San Antonio)
Friends Danny Green and Kevin Spann return to North Babylon for youth camp – Newsday
Danny Green on passing Larry Bird in career 3-pointers: ‘Mind-boggling’ – ESPN
Spurs’ Danny Green sets NBA Finals record for three-pointers – Sports Illustrated