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Jeff Green - SF/PF, 6'9, 235
Cleveland Cavaliers - Signed as a free agent in July 2017
       Date of birth: 08/28/1986
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): 5th pick, 2007
     Out of: Georgetown
  NBA Experience: 9 years
  Hand: Right




Date
League
Transaction
2007 NBA Draft NBA Drafted 5th overall by Boston.
2007 NBA Draft NBA Draft rights traded by Boston, along with Wally Szczerbiak, Delonte West and a 2008 second round pick (#46, Trent Plaisted) to Seattle in exchange for Ray Allen and the draft rights to Glen Davis (#35).
4th July, 2007 NBA Signed four year, $14,318,788 rookie scale contract with Seattle. Included team options for 2009/10 and 2010/11.
16th October, 2008 NBA Oklahoma City exercised 2009/10 team option.
23rd October, 2009 NBA Oklahoma City exercised 2010/11 team option.
24th February, 2011 NBA Traded by Oklahoma City, along with Nenad Krstic and a 2012 first round pick (#22, Fab Melo) to Boston in exchange for Kendrick Perkins and Nate Robinson.
10th December, 2011 NBA Re-signed by Boston to a one year contract.
18th December, 2011 NBA Contract voided when Green failed his physical examination.
22nd August, 2012 NBA Re-signed by Boston to a four year, $36.24 million contract. Included player option for 2015/16.
12th January, 2015 NBA As a part of a three team deal, traded by Boston to Memphis in exchange for Tayshaun Prince and a future protected first round pick from Memphis (deferred to 2018) and Austin Rivers from New Orleans.
18th June, 2015 NBA Exercised 2015/16 player option.
18th February, 2016 NBA Traded by Memphis to L.A. Clippers in exchange for Lance Stephenson and a 2019 first round pick.
7th July, 2016 NBA Signed a one year, $15 million contract with Orlando.
11th July, 2017 NBA Signed a guaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Cleveland.
When: Where:
2004 - 2007 Georgetown (NCAA)
June 2007 - February 2011 Seattle Supersonics/Oklahoma City Thunder (NBA)
February 2011 - January 2015 Boston Celtics (NBA)
January 2015 - February 2016 Memphis Grizzlies (NBA)
February 2016 - June 2016 L.A. Clippers (NBA)
July 2016 - June 2017 Orlando Magic (NBA)
July 2017 - present Cleveland Cavaliers (NBA)
From blog:


   Tax Payers, Trade Kickers, And Other Deadline Day Bookkeeping
2011-02-26

Oklahoma City shone this week, shoring up their weakest position and picking up a quality backup guard in the process, all for spare parts. D.J. White (a power forward who was never going to crack the rotation), Jeff Green (a talented sixth man type caught on entirely the wrong team), Nenad Krstic (who was a good candidate to leave this summer anyway) and Mo Peterson (who was definitely going to leave this summer anyway), combined with a future protected first round pick from the Clippers, saw them land two starting calibre centres in Kenny Perkins and Nazr Mohammed who should greatly improve their defense, along with Nathan Robinson, who won't.

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   2017 NBA Manifesto
2017-06-29

Jeff Green
SF/PF, 6’9, 235lbs, 30 years old, 9 years of experience

Another year, another big contract, another season of “I can’t quite figure out what he does well and the stats can’t find it either so maybe he isn’t especially good really” play. Green’s 39.4% field goal percentage is the lowest of his career, the .505% true shooting percentage his lowest since his rookie campaign, his 7.6% rebounding percentage as forgettable as ever, and his 27.5% three-point shooting a massive disappointment. It would be fair to say that perhaps, on a team with a better overall offensive unit, he would have benefitted as much as anyone. But this is not especially anomalous from Green. He never shines offensively in a decade of being allowed to try, he never rebounds, he always stops the ball more than a player of his marginal talent should, and he never stands out defensively, not keeping in front nor defending the rim. This should be the last of the big contracts.

Player Plan: Expiring $15 million contract. Ignore the name, look at the stats, look at the metrics, and make me an argument as to why a player who does only that - who routinely does only that - merits more than the minimum. Should join the Cavaliers for that, but the Magic have no use for him and should let him walk.

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