Jeff Green

Jeffrey Lynn Green is an American professional basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association. 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.

If there is one thing an NBA team is sure to get with Jeff Green on its roster, it’s a decent work ethic and a double-figure point average at the end of the season. The former Georgetown University player, who was selected by the Boston Celtics in the 2007 NBA Draft with the fifth overall pick, has gone on to play for seven NBA teams, including the Seattle SuperSonics / Oklahoma City Thunder, Memphis Grizzlies, Cleveland Cavaliers, and most recently the Washington Wizards.

Jazz agree to deals with Jeff Green to bolster bench depth

After losing Jae Crowder, Derrick Favors, and Raul Neto, the Jazz needed to acquire some talent to bolster their bench.

The Salt Lake Tribune confirmed that Utah agreed to terms with Green on one-year minimum contracts on Tuesday, filling out their bench in spots where major moves had forced departures. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski was the first to report both agreements.

Green is an 11-year NBA veteran who has played for seven different teams over his career, including with the Washington Wizards last season. A versatile 32-year-old, 6-foot-9 power forward with a 7-foot-1 wingspan, Green holds career averages of 13.2 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 1.8 assists per game, shooting 44% from the field and 33% from deep. Last year with Washington, he averaged about 12 points while playing over 27 minutes per game for an underachieving team.

After being selected by the Seattle SuperSonics with the fifth pick in the 2007 NBA draft, Green spent three and a half years with the Sonics/Thunder franchise as a scorer alongside Kevin Durant and then Russell Westbrook. But a heart condition in 2011-12 caused him to miss the entire season and threatened his career before he was cleared to play again in 2012-13.

With Green, the Jazz has filled two more holes in their 2019-20 rotation, which now looks nearly complete. Besides Mike Conley, Donovan Mitchell, Joe Ingles, Bojan Bogdanovic, and Rudy Gobert, the Jazz can now claim the services of Dante Exum, Mudiay, Royce O’Neale, Green, Georges Niang, Ed Davis, and Tony Bradley among second-unit options.

Green, who has started 63% of games in his career, could be an option at the starting power forward position, too, if the Jazz would like to bring Ingles off the bench to run the team’s second unit. Mudiay figures to be insurance if Exum misses time again this season.

Both deals are for the league’s minimum. Because Green has more than 10 years of NBA experience, he’ll earn $2,564,753 next season. The Jazz now has 12 players on the roster and must sign one more to a minimum contract to reach the roster minimum of 13. They can sign up to 15, plus up to two two-way contracts.


Who are the parents of Jeff Green?

Back to his early life, Jeff Green was born in Cheverly, Maryland, the USA. to Jeffrey Green Sr. and Felicia Akingube as a Jeffrey Lynn Green. He is American by nationality and belongs to Afro-American ethnicity. He has a sister, Mia Young.

Regarding his education, Green attended Northwestern High  School.  Green later went to Georgetown College and played for a couple of seasons where his skills earned him in the All-Big East Second Team.

When did Jeff Green pursue his basketball career?

  • Talking about his career, He made his professional playing career debut with the NBA basketball team, Boston Celtics, and was traded to Oklahoma City Thunder and played alongside greats like Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, etc.
  • Green played for Oklahoma City in four seasons and hold several tiles like Big East Tournament as well as found a place in NBA  All-Rookie First Team.
  • Later on, he was traded back to Boston Celtics was later traded to basketball such as Memphis Grizzlies, Los Angeles Clippers and played for Orlando Magic in 2016.
  • He is currently playing for the NBA basketball team, Cleveland Cavaliers, and is in a star-studded team that has players with the likes of Lebron James, Kevin Love, J. R. Smith are some of the stars he has played within the Cleveland team.
  • On July 10, 2018, Green inked a one-year contract with the Washington Wizards.
  • July 2, 2019, Green signed with the Utah Jazz.

Is Jeff Green married?

Reflecting on his personal life, Jeff Green is a happily married guy. He tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend, Stephanie Green, on August 9, 2017. They first met through a friend in Miami. After this meeting, they dated for a couple of months, before he fell in love with her and proposed to her while vacationing in Greece.

The couple has two daughters together at present. Their love is still growing strong with no signs of rumors, affairs, or divorce.

How much net worth Jeff Green owns?

As of 2019, Jeff Green has an estimated net worth of over $20 million. Furthermore, he has made $75,564,856 playing over 11 seasons in the NBA. The Washington Wizards star player, Jeff Green is one of the popular players in the NBA. He has played on several NBA teams and has earned a good sum of money.

Currently under a 1 year / $2,393,887 contract with the Washington Wizards, in 2018-19, Green will earn a base salary of $2,393,887, while carrying a cap hit of $1,512,601 and a dead cap value of $1,512,601.

With his fortune, he has a fleet of luxurious cars like the world-renowned car brand Mercedes Benz which is estimated to cost around hundreds of thousands of dollars and it is also found that he is very fond of Sneakers brand of shoes.

How tall is Jeff Green?

Observing his body statistics, Jeff stands a height of 6 feet 9 inches with an athletic body build. Similarly, he weighs 107 kg. He has black hair color and his eyes are brown. His other body information is yet to be disclosed. In the case of disclosure, we will let you know.

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