Green, despite his freakish athleticism, failed to establish himself in the league after being a part of the blockbuster trade that sent him to Minnesota from Boston for Kevin Garnett back in the 2007-2008 season. He ultimately failed to carve out a significant role in the NBA and ended up in Europe for two seasons before catching on with the Nets last season, where he showed us all what he is capable of doing, including this:
Check out the reactions on the Rockets bench as it happens live. It’s priceless:
Green had the best statistical season of his career in 31 games with the Nets, averaging 12.9 points on 48.1 percent shooting and 3.5 rebounds. The performance was good enough to land him a three-year, $10 million contract with the Pacers over the summer. He has already done some mesmerizing things for the team in the preseason, including this monster dunk over the head of Omri Casspi. With a full season ahead, there should be many more to come.
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