This will be Green’s second tenure with Philadelphia, as he previously played with the team from 2020-22 and averaged 7.8 points (40.5 FG%, 39.5 3P%), 3.2 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 1.2 steals, and 0.7 blocks in 25 minutes per game.
Notably, after tearing his left ACL and LCL in Game 6 of the Sixers’ 2022 Eastern Conference semifinals playoff series vs. the Heat, Green has only played in limited minutes since his return. That is, the 36-year-old appeared in three games with the Memphis Grizzlies and eight games with the Cleveland Cavaliers last season.
Green has a well-accomplished resume in the NBA, as he has won three championships while being on the San Antonio Spurs (2013), Toronto Raptors (2019), and LA Lakers (2020). Important to note, Green currently has a streak of playing at least one game in every postseason since 2011.
Best known for his perimeter defense and being a catch-and-shoot corner specialist, the 14-year vet has averaged 7.8 points with a 40% 3-point shooting percentage throughout his career.
Green is currently 39th on the all-time NBA 3-point field goals list with 1577 career made 3’s. And he is also ninth in career playoff 3-point field goals with 315 made 3’s in the postseason.
His previous connection to the 76ers’ organization and new head coach Nick Nurse, who he won a championship with in 2019, is the main reason for the team welcoming him back. Throughout Green’s career, he has established himself as a reliable role player who can make open shots and play solid defense on winning teams. Green hopes to bring his veteran experience back to Philly, and contribute to a 76ers’ team that will be vying to be a strong contender in the Eastern Conference this upcoming season.