On Thursday, August 25, Gerald Green still stays a free agent available for any of the 30 teams within the NBA to sign.
In 2021, Green retired from basketball, and joined the Houston Rockets as a player development coach.
Nevertheless, the NBA veteran decided to return to playing basketball in the course of the season.
Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium on January 6: “Houston Rockets assistant coach Gerald Green is unretiring and plans to sign up the NBA G League, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. The 12-year NBA vet is pursuing a return to the league.”
Green didn’t play for an NBA team this 12 months, but he did play within the G League and BIG3.
He averaged 16.6 points per contest in the course of the regular season, and helped the Rio Grande Valley win the G League Championship.
Without delay, he’s 36-year-old, and he most recently played for the Rockets in the course of the 2019 season.
Along with the Rockets, he has also played for the Recent Jersey Nets, Boston Celtics, Miami Heat, Indiana Pacers, Minnesota Timberwolves, Dallas Mavericks and Phoenix Suns over 12 NBA seasons.
In 2005, he was the 18th overall pick within the NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics.
The most effective season of his profession got here in 2014.
While playing for the Suns, he averaged a career-high 15.8 points per contest and played in all 82 games.
He also shot a career-high 40% from the three-point range on over six attempts per game.
Along with his production as a three-point shooter, he’s among the finest dunkers within the history of the NBA.
Throughout the 2007 season, he won the NBA’s Slam Dunk Contest.
Much more interesting, he only has nine fingers.