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February 26, 2015 Updates

So, no. Gerald Green doesn’t want to talk about dunks. "Nah, hell no," he says. "I don’t want to be remembered for dunks, even though that will probably happen. Hopefully I can win a ring before it’s all said and done. Hopefully they’ll remember me as being a champion." SB Nation

Green spent the next two years in Russia, but his lowest point of his career came in China in 2012. Green played four games for the Guangdong Foshan Dralions before he was cut because his team had lost all four, even though he was averaging 27 points. Out of options, Green returned to the States and entered the D-League. "Gerald was humiliated," Williams says. "He was humiliated. I know he was. But he never said nothing about it to me. He just said, ‘Coach, I had to go through something and now I’m back.’" SB Nation

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When and how to use them, however, is not something that is finitely and foolishly planned before other resolutions take place. On Arizona Sports 98.7 FM, Suns General Manager Ryan McDonough explained some of the more immediate concerns before those long-term tools come into play. "It's not something we predetermine," McDonough said. "We have it set up now where we have a decent amount in the summer of 2015. We have some key free agents this summer in Goran Dragic and Gerald Green that we'd like to re-sign. We'll see how it goes." NBA.com

January 29, 2015 Updates

On Arizona Sports 98.7 FM, Suns General Manager Ryan McDonough explained some of the more immediate concerns before those long-term tools come into play. "It's not something we predetermine," McDonough said. "We have it set up now where we have a decent amount in the summer of 2015. We have some key free agents this summer in Goran Dragic and Gerald Green that we'd like to re-sign. We'll see how it goes. Right now our main focus is trying to win as many games as we can, trying to make the playoffs. If we do get there, win in the playoffs. After the season's over, we'll re-evaluate and see where we are in terms of the draft and free agency." NBA.com

January 3, 2015 Updates

Green is playing fewer minutes per game this season (22.2 entering Friday night vs. 28.4 last season) because he started 48 times last season, but he also was down to 18.2 minutes per game during the win streak. Isaiah Thomas' struggles and opponent's backcourt size prompted Green to play more in this week's losses at New Orleans and Oklahoma City. Green entered Friday's games with the 13th highest scoring rate in the NBA, averaging 30.0 points per 48 minutes. Only starters are ahead of him now that Golden State's Marreese Speights is a starter. "It's frustrating at times, I'm not going to lie, because I'm a basketball player, but I know everybody has made sacrifices on this team," Green said. "I just don't want to be the only person who is pouting about it. Certain games aren't going to be my game. Certain games aren't going to be other people's games. As long as we win with the main goal to make the playoffs, that's all that matters." Arizona Republic

December 3, 2014 Updates

Ben York: Unbelievably SICK dunk by Gerald Green. http://instagram.com/p/wKEA0jkAKP/ Instagram

November 26, 2014 Updates

Phoenix head coach Jeff Hornacek has used the three of them together when he's wanted to push the pace. Offensively, that's a lot to handle. The strategy has obvious defensive drawbacks, though, especially when the opponent has a post-up threat on the wing. Finding the proper balance has been tricky. “They're all used to having the ball in their hands quite a bit, and they're still trying to figure it out,” Hornacek said. “And so are we [the coaching staff]. It's not just those three guys — we have Gerald Green at the guard position also. And everyone goes, ‘Ehh, we can just slide him over to the 3 spot,' but then we have P.J. Tucker and Marcus Morris.” CBSSports.com

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Green's mother had four kids but had to stop working because her second-oldest, Gerald, frequently was up to no good. He was not a delinquent, but the restless energy and active mouth that make him amiable today were trouble then. He ran his mouth to students and teachers. He ran southeast Houston's streets, chasing dogs, hopping fences, playing midnight basketball and tackle football on concrete. "I wasn't a menace to society, but I was active and I was bad," Green said. Arizona Republic

He was wearing his mother's class ring. When he slapped the door ledge, the ring got caught on a nailhead and ripped off the skin and tendons above his right ring finger's lower knuckle. "I was hanging on the nail for a split second," Green said. "Have you seen 'Terminator 2' when he cut off his hand and you see nothing but the inside? That's how it was. It was nothing but white bone." Arizona Republic

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