Draymond Green
Full Name: Draymond Jamal Green
Draft: 2012 - Second Round, 5th Pick (35th Overall)
Position: Forward
Height/Weight: 6-7 (2.01 m)/ 230 (104.3 kg)
Birthdate: March 4, 1990 (Saginaw, Mich.)
High School: Saginaw HS (Saginaw, Mich.)
College: Michigan State

Season G MPG FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT RPG APG SPG BPG PTS AVG
2008-09 37 11.4 45 81 .556 32 52 .615 3.3 0.8 0.6 0.2 122 3.3
2009-10 37 25.5 139 265 .525 86 128 .672 7.7 3.0 1.2 0.9 366 9.9
2010-11 34 30.1 147 345 .426 97 142 .683 8.6 4.1 1.8 1.1 428 12.6
2011-12 37 33.2 212 472 .449 125 173 .723 10.6 3.8 1.5 1.0 601 16.2
Totals 145 25.0 543 1163 .467 340 495 .687 7.6 2.9 1.2 0.8 1517 10.5
Three-point field goals - 2008-09: 0-for-1 (.000); 2009-10: 2-for-16 (.125); 2010-11: 37-for-101 (.366); 2011-12: 52-for-134 (.388). Totals: 91-for-252 (.361).


Michigan State Coach Tom Izzo on Draymond Green (6/29/12) by GoldenStateWarriors
Career Highlights: Named 2012 NABC Division I Player of the Year as a senior, joining Scott Skiles (1986-Basketball Times) and Shawn Respert (1995-NABC & Sporting News) as the only Spartans to ever earn National Player of the Year honors. Finished his career as MSU's all-time leading rebounder (1,096), ranking 17th in career scoring (1,517 points), second in career blocks (117) and second in career steals (180).

Senior (2011-12): Led MSU in scoring (16.2 ppg), rebounding (10.6 rpg), steals (54), and three-pointers made (52). Ranked second in assists (3.8 apg) and blocks (36). Voted NABC Division I Player of the Year. Became the first player from a power six conference to average 15 points, 10 rebounds and three assists since Tim Duncan did in 1996-97. A consensus First-Team All-American, earning First-Team honors from the AP, The Sporting News, USBWA, NABC, the Wooden Award and CBSSports.com. Named Big Ten Player of the Year and Most Outstanding Player of the Big Ten Tournament. Ranked third in the nation with 22 double-doubles and ninth in rebounding (10.6 rpg). Had seven games of at least 20 points, 10 rebounds and five assists, tying Ohio State's Evan Turner (2009-10) for the most by a player from a power six conference since 1996-97. Selected to the NCAA West Regional All-Tournament Team, averaging 17.7 points, 13.7 rebounds and 6.0 assists in three games.

Junior (2010-11): One of only 10 players in the nation to lead his team in rebounding (8.6 rpg) and assists (4.1 apg). Ranked second on MSU in scoring (12.6 ppg). A Third-Team All-Big Ten honoree. His 141 assists were the most ever by a Spartan frontcourt player. Led MSU in steals (60) and ranked second in blocks (38). Became just the third Spartan ever to record a triple-double, doing it twice, vs. Penn St. (15 points, 14 rebounds, 10 assists) and UCLA (23 points, 11 rebounds, 10 assists). Performance vs. UCLA was just the seventh official triple-double in NCAA Tourney history (another eight unofficial tripledoubles are listed in the NCAA Tournament record books).

Sophomore (2009-10): Averaged 9.9 points and a team-best 7.7 rebounds. Unanimously voted as Big Ten Sixth Man of the Year. Named National Sixth Man of the Year by Yahoo Sports. Voted Team MVP by the media.

Freshman (2008-09): Averaged 3.3 points and 3.3 rebounds. Upped averages to 8.5 points and 5.3 rebounds during the NCAA Tournament, helping MSU reach the national title game vs. UNC.

Strengths: Highly skilled and versatile. Exceptional passer with point forward skills. Aggressive rebounder with a great nose for the ball. High basketball I.Q. Known as a terrific teammate.

Personal: Originally committed to play basketball at University of Kentucky as a high school junior.