Jeff Green was the fifth overall pick by Boston in the 2007 NBA Draft but was traded to Seattle as part of the package for Ray Allen. Green signed the first of two 10-day contracts with Houston on 2/18/20 before signing for the remainder of the season. Including the playoffs, he scored in double-figures in 19 of his 30 games as a Rocket. Green missed the 2011-12 season after undergoing heart surgery but used the recovery time to complete his degree at Georgetown. He has played for nine teams over his 12 seasons and was teammates with Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, and James Harden during each of their rookie seasons. Entering 2020-21, Green averaged 13.0 points, 4.4 rebounds, and 1.6 assists in 908 career games with 545 starts.
Green was an early entry candidate for the 2007 NBA Draft following his junior season with Georgetown. He started all 102 games during his career with the Hoyas, averaging 14.3 points, 6.4 rebounds, 3.2 assists, and 1.2 blocks. Green was Big East Rookie of the Year as freshman, Second Team All-Big East as a sophomore, and First Team All-Big East and Big East Player of the Year as a junior. Georgetown made the Final Four in his final season.