Gerald Green

#19032
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
26, 1986
Birthplace
Houston, TX
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
26, 1986 (age 32)
Birthplace
Houston, TX

About

Journeyman guard/forward who was selected 18th overall by the Boston Celtics in 2005, then went on to play for the Minnesota Timberwolves, Indiana Pacers, and Phoenix Suns amongst other teams.

Before Fame

He began playing basketball only in his sophomore year at Gulf Shores Academy High School in Houston, Texas.

Trivia

He was one of the last players to enter the NBA directly from high school; a collective bargaining agreement enacted by the league restricted draft picks to wait at least until age 19 after finishing high school.

Family Life

His second cousin is fellow NBA player Danny Green. He has two sons, Geremiah and Julius. 

Associated With

He won the 2007 NBA Slam Dunk Contest and was runner up to Dwight Howard the following year.