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Danny Green

Basketball Player from United States of America

Daniel Richard "Danny" Green, Jr. (born June 22, 1987) is an American professional basketball player with the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is a 6-foot 6-inch (1.98 m), 210-pound (95 kg) shooting guard / small forward out of the University of North Carolina, where he played in more games (145) and had more wins (123) than any Tar Heel before him. Green is also the only player in the history of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) with 1,000 points, 500 rebounds, 250 assists, 150 three-pointers, 150 blocks and 150 steals. While playing for the University of North Carolina, he averaged 5.2 points and 2.8 rebounds his sophomore season,, but improved his scoring average each of his next two years. In his Junior year with the Tar Heels he averaged 11.5 points, 4.9 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 1.9 turnovers, 1.2 steals, 1.2 blocks in 22.3 minutes per game. He also improved his true shooting percentage (TS%) signifigantly, increasing his field goal percentage to 46.9%, his free throw percentage to 87.3% , and astoundingly he shot 37.3% from the three-point line. Approaching his senior season, he declared himself eligible for the 2008 NBA Draft but did not  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1987-06-22
Place of birth
North Babylon
Nationality
United States of America
Parents
Rene' Darrell, Danny Green Sr.
Siblings
Rashad Green

Education

Institution From To
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
St. Mary's High School

Athlete facts

Sports
Basketball

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