The San Antonio Spurs Danny Green, who is currently playing in his 6th NBA season. He has won two NBA championships with the Spurs and was named 2012 Finals MVP due to his spectacular performance during Game 4 of that series.
Danny Green’s outstanding performance helped the Spurs take home their fifth championship. Let’s learn more about this amazing player, his career, awards and personal life!
Danny Green was born on August 17, 1986 in North Carolina. He attended North Carolina State University and was drafted into the NBA in 2009 with the 46th overall pick. Danny was born and raised in North Carolina.
He played his high school ball at Powell High School and he led his team to a state championship. He attended the University of North Carolina and points leader.
He played for the UNC Tarheels basketball team and was named ACC Player of the Year in 2008-2009 season.
Danny Green currently plays for the San Antonio Spurs. He was selected in the second round of the 2009 NBA draft by the Spurs. He played with the Akasvayu Girona, also known as CAI Zaragoza in Spain for part of 2011-2012 season. Danny was then traded to the Spurs in July of 2011. His professional debut came against the Phoenix Suns where he scored five points in 14 minutes of playtime. Danny has played in 272 games so far and he has 1,871 points.
How many NBA rings does Danny Green have?
Danny has been a big success so far in his NBA career, he currently holds 3 NBA rings! What an honor. In the 2017-2018 season, Danny Green is playing 44.8% of the team’s minutes and scoring 8.8 points per game as well as grabbing 3 rebounds per contest as the injured Kawhi Leonard’s backup small forward and shooting guard off the bench.
Let us remember that Danny was invited to play for Team USA at this summer Olympics but didn’t make the roster due to his injury that occurred during playoffs last year where he underwent right ACL surgery on March 27th and will be out until next season mid-March and still recovering now with help of advanced equipment like water treadmill.
Over the course of his career, Danny has also been invited to play for Team USA twice. He was also selected to represent the country in 2010 FIBA World Championship in Turkey after being rookie of the year.
Danny won the 2012 Finals MVP award after he averaged 8.5 points, 4.9 rebounds and 2.2 assists in the series’ final four games.
He is currently in his 6th NBA season and has been a big success so far in his NBA career, winning two NBA championships with the Spurs and was named Finals MVP due to his spectacular performance during Game 4 of that series.
A consecutive title
Danny Green’s two most recent championships with the San Antonio Spurs make him one of thirteen players to have won consecutive titles with different teams (other players who accomplished this feat are Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Shaquille O’Neal, Tim Duncan, Kobe Bryant, James Worthy, John Salley, Horace Grant, Dennis Rodman, Derek Fisher, and Kevin Durant).
His personal life
Danny has been married to his wife, Amy, for six years. He is the father of three children with who he loves spending time. They live in San Antonio, Texas and they do many different activities together.
Danny’s parents are very supportive of him and they enjoy watching him play basketball. He also has two dogs, one named Lola and the other named Bitty.
This amazing basketball player is a legend in this sport. People can’t wait to see him play on the court, if you haven’t seen him yet, you should definitely do that while you can. I hope you enjoyed reading about this amazing athlete and his even more amazing career.