Spurs Sign Danny Green
San Antonio, TX – The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have signed guard/forward Danny Green from the Reno Bighorns of the NBA Development League for the remainder of the season. Green becomes the 16th call-up of the 2010-11 D-League season. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Green (#4, 6'6", 210, 6/22/87) originally signed with the Spurs on November 17. He appeared in two games, totaling 6 points in 9 minutes, before being released on November 23. Most recently, in 16 games with Reno, he averaged 20.1 points, 7.5 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.38 steals in 37.4 minutes per game. He shot .451 (114-253) from the field, .434 (36-83) from three-point territory and .795 (58-73) from the free throw line.
He appeared in 20 regular season games last season with the Cleveland Cavaliers, averaging 2.0 points in 5.8 minutes per game.
Originally selected by Cleveland with the 46th pick in the second round of the 2009 NBA Draft out of North Carolina, Green played in more games (145) and achieved more wins (123) than any Tar Heel player before him. He is the only player in ACC history with at least 1,000 points, 500 rebounds, 250 assists, 150 three-pointers, 150 blocks and 150 steals. He had career averages of 9.4 points, 4.1 rebounds and a .455 shooting percentage from the field.