Daniel Richard “Danny” Green, Jr. (born June 22, 1987) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is a 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m), 210 lb (95 kg) shooting guard from 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 at least 1,000 points, 500 rebounds, 250 assists, 150 three-pointers, 150 blocks and 150 steals. He won an NCAA championship his senior year at UNC. During the 2013 NBA Finals, Green set an NBA record for most three-point field goals made in a Finals series. He then won an NBA championship with the Spurs the following season.
Cleveland Cavaliers (2009–2010)
The Cleveland Cavaliers selected Green as the 46th overall pick of the 2009 NBA Draft. After playing in 20 games in his rookie year, the Cleveland Cavaliers waived Green at the beginning of the next season.
San Antonio Spurs (2010–present)
Green was subsequently picked up by the San Antonio Spurs on November 17, 2010.The Spurs waived him six days later after he appeared in two games. In January 2011, Green was acquired by the Reno Bighorns of the NBA D-League. He averaged 20 points, a team high, and 7.5 rebounds in 16 games with the Bighorns. The Spurs signed Green again in March 2011, assigned him to the Austin Toros of the NBA Development League on April 2, and then recalled him on April 3.