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2013-14 SEASON: Appeared in all eight preseason games for the C’s and averaged 10.0 points, 2.1 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 24.6 minutes per game…Shot just 32.5% from the field and 23.5% from beyond the three-point arc…Hit game winning three-pointer against Miami on Nov. 9 during which he recorded 24 points, five rebounds and a career-high-tying five three’s…Netted a season-high 26 points against Memphis on Nov. 27…Netted a new-season high in points the next game with 31 points against Cleveland on Nov. 29…Netted 29 points against the Clippers on Dec. 11…Recorded his first double-double of the season with 15 points and a season-high 11 rebounds at the LA Clippers on Jan. 8…Recorded his second straight double-double with 24 points and 11 rebounds against Golden State on Jan. 10…Netted a new-season high of 39 points including a career-high eight three-pointers against Washington on Jan. 22…Recorded 36 points against Philadelphia on Feb. 5…Tied his career-high with 13 free throws made against Sacramento on Feb. 22…Tied a season-high with 39 points against New Orleans on Mar. 16.

2012-13 SEASON: Averaged 12.8 points, 3.9 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 0.69 steals and 0.84 blocks in 27.8 minutes per game...Shot a career-high 46.7% from the field and 38.5% from three...Recorded 12 points against Milwaukee on Nov. 10 to go along with a season-high two blocks…Recorded 16 points against Utah on Nov. 14…In his first game against Oklahoma City he recorded 17 points to go along with two rebounds, a steal and a block…Recorded a then season-high 19 points to go along with a career-high tying four steals against Portland on Nov. 30…Tied a season-high with 19 points and eight rebounds against Philadelphia on Dec. 7….Set season highs in rebounds (9) and assists (3) against Golden State on Dec. 29…Tied a career-high with three blocks and set a season-high with four assists against Orlando on Feb. 1…Tied a season-high with 19 points against the Lakers on Feb. 7…Set a new season-high with 20 points at Denver on Feb. 19…Recorded a season-high 31 points, seven rebounds, four assists, two steals and a career-high five blocks at Phoenix on Feb. 22…Converted game-winning lay-up against Indiana on Mar. 6…Recorded a career-high 43 points to go along with seven rebounds, two assists, two steals and four blocks against Miami on Mar. 18…Recorded his first double-double of the season with 19 points, a season-high 10 rebounds and a season-high six assists against New York on Mar. 26…Had the game winning lay-up against Cleveland on Mar. 27 when he recorded 21 points, seven boards, five assists and two steals…Had his third 30 points game of the season with 34 points to go along with six boards and four blocks against Detroit on Apr. 3...Led or tied for the team lead in points 15 times, in rebounds six times, in assists seven times, in steals 12 times, in blocks 24 times and minutes 12 times...Recorded 10 or more points in 51 games, 20 or more points 10 times, 30 or more points three times and 40 or more points once...Recorded one double-double...Recorded his 5,000th point against Golden State on Mar. 1...Recorded his 2,000th rebound against Oklahoma City on Mar. 10.

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2011-12 SEASON: Missed 2011-12 season due to heart surgery…2010-11 SEASON: Averaged 13.3 points, 4.8 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 0.71 steals and 0.49 blocks in 32.4 minutes per game split between Oklahoma City and Boston…Acquired from the Oklahoma City Thunder along with Nenad Krstic and a future first round draft pick from the LA Clippers in exchange for Kendrick Perkins and Nate Robinson on 2/24…Averaged 15.2 points, 5.6 rebounds and 1.8 assists in his 49 games for Oklahoma City…Registered back-to-back 20-point scoring efforts for the second time this season at PHX (2/4) and at UTA (2/5)…OKC was 8-1 when he scored 20-plus points this season…Posted 3rd double-double 1/30 vs. MIA…Set a career-high with 37 points (12-21 FGs) during triple OT win at NJ (12/1). His three made free throws with 4.6 left in the 2 OT and helped force 3OT…Returned 11/22 vs. MIN after missing previous six games (sprained left ankle) and recorded a then season-high 24 points on 9-16 FGs. His 3-point FG with 54 second remaining was the go-ahead basket for OKC after his shot made score 107-105…Recorded 17 of his team-high 19 points in the first half to go along with a team-high nine rebounds 11/3 at LAC…Scored game-winning driving lay-up with 2.5 seconds remaining in OKC victory at DET (10/29)…Made his Celtic debut against the LA Clippers (2/26) and recorded seven points, one rebound and one block in 17:50 of action…Averaged 9.8 points and 3.3 rebounds in 23.5 minutes per game with the Celtics…Also shot 48.7% from the field…Recorded 21 points in 28 minutes off the bench against Golden State (3/4)…Earned his first double-double as a Celtic in his first start as a Celtic against Washington (4/11) when he recorded 20 points, a career-high tying 15 rebounds, four assists and two steals…In his 26 games with the C’s led the team in scoring three times, in rebounds three times, in steals once and in blocks seven times…PLAYOFFS: Averaged 7.3 points and 2.7 rebounds in 19.2 minutes per game.2009-10 SEASON: In 82 games (82 starts), averaged 15.1 ppg, 6.0 rpg, 1.6 apg and 1.27 spg in 37.1 mpg…Tallied 11th double-doubles on the season with most recent coming on 4/7 vs. DEN (11 points and 10 rebounds)…Registered back-to-back 20+ point scoring efforts for the first time this season at TOR (3/19) and at IND (3/21)…Scored 20+ points 13 times, including recent contest at UTA (4/6)…Converted two three point field goals in final two minutes during team’s win at BOS (3/31)…Thunder went 9-1 on the year when converting three or more three point field goals…Recorded a season-high 27 points vs. NJ (3/12). In 40 minutes converted three of four three-point attempts and 11-16 FGs overall... Posted back-to-back double-doubles for the first time this season at NY (2/20) and at MIN (2/21)…Matched season-high with 14 rebounds to go along with 17 points for 9th double-double 2/21 at MIN …Recorded seventh double-double of the season with 15 points and team-high 11 rebounds at ATL (1/18)…Recorded 24 points on 9-19 FG’s vs. CHI (1/27)…Tallied team-high 21 points on 9-16 FG’s to go along with team-high (tying) eight rebounds at HOU (12/19)…With 15 points and 11 rebounds, recorded 5th double-double of the season vs. DAL (12/16)…Posted a then season-high with 26 points 12/13 vs. CLE. It was his 4th 20+ point scoring effort of the season and OKC’s first loss in such contests (3-1 record)… Posted career-high four steals in OKC game at UTA on 11/24…Recorded 3nd double-double with 19 points and season-high 14 rebounds vs. WAS (11/20). His 14 rebounds at the time were the most recorded by any OKC player at that point in the season…Posted double-double in OKC win at SA (11/14)…In season opener vs. SAC (10/28), led team with eight defensive rebounds and four made 3-point FG’s… Dating back to last season, OKC is 6-17 when Green fails to score in double-figures…PLAYOFFS: Averaged 11.8 points, 4.7 rebounds and 1.7 assists in six games…2008-09: In 78 games (all starts), averaged 16.5 points, 6.7 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 1.04 steals in 36.8 minutes…Scored 10+ points in 34 straight contests from 1/16 – 4/10…20 or more points 25 times…30-plus points once…10-plus rebounds 12 times…11 double-doubles…Career-high 15 rebounds at Golden State (2/21)…For second time this season, tied then career-high 14 rebounds vs. Detroit (1/16)…Tied career-high 14 rebounds at Atlanta (12/23)…Career-high five 3-point field goals vs. Memphis (1/28)…For sixth time this season, tied career-high three steals at POR (4/13)…Missed four games due to injury…2007-08: Appeared in 80 games (52 starts)…Averaged 10.5 points per game (4th among rookies)…Scored 20-plus points five times…Recorded 10-plus rebounds eight times…Led or co-led the team in rebounding eight times…Played in the T-Mobile Rookie Challenge on 2/15, recording nine points and five rebounds…Exploded for a career-high 35 points on 14-of-21 shooting to go along with 10 rebounds vs. Denver on 4/6…Grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds on two occasions…Dished out a career-high six assists vs. Philadelphia on 12/31.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Drafted by the Boston Celtics in the 1st round (5th pick) of the 2007 NBA Draft ... Traded by the Boston Celtics with Wally Szczerbiak, Delonte West and a 2008 2nd round draft pick to the Seattle SuperSonics for Ray Allen and Glen Davis on June 28, 2007 ... Traded by the Oklahoma City Thunder with Nenad Krstic, cash and a 2012 1st round draft pick to the Boston Celtics for Kendrick Perkins and Nate Robinson on February 24, 2011 ... Re-signed with the Boston Celtics as a free agent on August 22, 2012.

COLLEGE CAREER: 2006-07 (Junior): Named Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA East Regional to top off Big East Player of the Year and Big East Tournament MVP honors…Serving as Hoyas’ Co-Captain, Green led Georgetown in scoring (14.3 ppg) and was second in both rebounding (6.4 rpg) and assists (3.2 apg)…Scored a career-high 30 points vs. Notre Dame…Blocked a career-high eight shots vs. Villanova…Tied career highs with 12 rebounds vs. Boston College and seven assists vs. Pittsburgh…Shot 51.3 percent (196-382) from the field…2005-06 (Sophomore): Led team in scoring (11.9 ppg) and assists (3.3 apg), while ranking second in rebounding (6.5 rpg)…Earned Second Team All-Big East honors…Posted a 21-point, 10-rebound effort against West Virginia…Notched 19 points, eight rebounds and six assists in an NCAA Tournament win over Ohio State…2004-05 (Freshman): Named Big East Co-Rookie of the Year…Basketball Times’ National Freshman of the Year…Led Georgetown in rebounding (6.6 rpg) and ranked second in scoring (13.1 ppg)… Garnered Big East Rookie of the Week honors five times…Shot 50.2 percent (146-291) from the field and recorded five double-doubles…Named to The Associated Press All-America Third Team in 2006-07…As a junior, helped lead Georgetown to its first Final Four appearance since 1985…Ranks 17th in scoring, 16th in rebounding and 12th in assists on Georgetown’s all-time lists…Started all 102 games of his collegiate career.

PERSONAL: Full name is Jeffrey Lynn Green...Lists Georgetown’s John Thompson III as his most influential coach…Says playing three years at Georgetown was an unbelievable experience…Most memorable college moments were winning the 2007 Big East Championship and making it to the Final Four…His mother, Felicia, attended every home game during his Georgetown career…The Georgetown student section welcomed her to the arena with a “Jeff Green’s mom” chant, and she would wave back to them.

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Height: 6'9''/ 2.06m
Weight: 235 lbs./ 106.6 kg
Born: August 28, 1986
From: Georgetown University
Draft: 1st Round (5th pick) 2007 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 2007
Years Pro: 6
Previous Teams:
  Boston Celtics 2011 - 2014
  Oklahoma City Thunder 2010 - 2010
  Boston Celtics 2010 - 2010
  Oklahoma City Thunder 2007 - 2009
Prior to NBA/Country: Georgetown/USA

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