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Jeff Green
Jeff Green 2013.jpg
Green with the Celtics in March 2013.
No. 8 - Denver Nuggets
Position: Power Forward / Center
League: NBA
Personal information
Full name: Jeffrey Lynn Green
Born: August 28, 1989 (1989-08-28) (age 32)
Cheverly, Maryland
Nationality: Flag of the United States.png American
Physical stats
Listed height: 6 ft 8 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight: 235 lbs (107 kg)
National Basketball Association career
Debut: 2007 for the Seattle SuperSonics
Career information
High school: Northwestern
(Hyattsville, Maryland)
College: Georgetown (2004-2007)
NBA Draft: 2007 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5th
Selected by the Boston Celtics
Playing career: 2007–present (14 years)
Career history
20072011 Seattle SuperSonics / Oklahoma City Thunder
20112015 Boston Celtics
20152016 Memphis Grizzlies
2016 Los Angeles Clippers
2016–2017 Orlando Magic
2017–2018 Cleveland Cavaliers
2018–2019 Washington Wizards
2019 Utah Jazz
2020 Houston Rockets
2020–2021 Brooklyn Nets
2021-present Denver Nuggets
Career highlights and awards
NBA.com profile jeff_green profile
"player code" (ex: 123) profile

Jeffrey Lynn Green (born August 28, 1986) is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Denver Nuggets. He played three seasons of college basketball for the Georgetown Hoyas, before entering the 2007 NBA Draft, where he was selected fifth overall by the Boston Celtics, but was subsequently traded to the Seattle SuperSonics.

College career

Green with the Hoyas in December 2006.

Professional career

Seattle SuperSonics / Oklahoma City Thunder (2007–2011)

On June 28, 2007, Green was selected with the fifth overall pick in the 2007 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. He was later traded to the Seattle SuperSonics alongside Wally Szczerbiak and Delonte West in exchange for Ray Allen and Glen Davis.

Boston Celtics (2011–2015)

Green with the Celtics in January 2011.

On February 24, 2011, Green was traded, along with Nenad Krstić and a 2012 first-round pick, to the Boston Celtics in exchange for Kendrick Perkins and Nate Robinson.

Memphis Grizzlies (2015–2016)

On January 12, 2015, Green was traded to the Memphis Grizzlies in a three-team deal involving the Celtics and the New Orleans Pelicans.

Los Angles Clippers (2016)

On February 18, 2016, Green was traded to the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for Lance Stephenson and a future protected first-round pick.

Orlando Magic (2016–2017)

Green with with the Magic in 2017.

On July 7, 2016, Green signed with the Orlando Magic.

Cleveland Cavaliers (2017–2018)

On July 11, 2017, Green signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers. He lead the team to the Finals, but lost to the Golden State Warriors in a sweep.

Washington Wizards (2018–2019)

Green with the Wizards in 2018.

On July 10, 2018, Green signed with his hometown team the Washington Wizards.

Utah Jazz (2019)

On July 20, 2019, Green signed with the Utah Jazz. On December 24, the Jazz waived Green.

Houston Rockets (2020)

On February 18, 2020, Green was signed by the Houston Rockets to a 10-day contract. On February 28, 2020, the Houston Rockets announced that they had signed Green for the remainder of the season.

Brooklyn Nets (2020–2021)

On November 23, 2020, Green signed with the Brooklyn Nets.

Denver Nuggets (2021-present)

On August 2, 2021, Green signed a two-year deal with the Denver Nuggets.

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