Mark Berman: Free agent G/F Gerald Green hopes he’ll get the opportunity to re-sign with his hometown #Rockets: “Everybody knows how much I feel about this city and what this city feels for me. For me, if I come back again…I’m gonna have the same feeling I did when I came back in 2017.”
Mark Berman: Free agent G/F Gerald Green recovered from his broken left foot (Lisfranc injury) suffered last Oct: “I feel great. It’s been a tough journey,but I feel really good getting up & down the floor-By far one of the toughest things I’ve ever had to deal with.I feel like I overcame it” p
9. Free agent Gerald Green has been training privately in Houston as he ramps up his recovery, in hopes of a Rockets return, league sources told The Athletic. It’s been over a year since Green last played an NBA game, missing the entire season with a broken foot before being included in the multi-team trade that sent Robert Covington to Houston. Green was waived by the Denver Nuggets and has remained in Houston ever since February.
Marc Stein: Houston is thought to be one of those teams given Rockets GM Daryl Morey's recent lament on Reddit: "Sadly we cannot sign Gerald back this year by NBA rule" The Rockets traded Green to Denver in February and thus couldn't re-sign him this season even after Denver waived Green
Marc Stein: One free agent who drew interest from multiple teams before the NBA's transaction window shut June 30, league sources say, was veteran swingman Gerald Green Sources say Green elected not to play in the Fla. restart for family reasons, among them an expected childbirth in August
Harrison Wind: The Nuggets have officially waived Gerald Green as expected. Denver currently has one open roster spot.
Jonathan Feigen: Rockets announce the signing of guard Gerald Green, his second contract with them since signing a 10-day in December 2017. Has hit the most 3s of any reserve since then.
Alykhan Bijani: A lot happening with the #Rockets as we head into the start of free agency, including reshaping their bench and rotation. NBA sources indicate that there is a good possibility that Gerald Green will return to Houston next season.
Bobby Marks: The one-year veteran exception for Gerald Green has a “no trade clause” because of the one-year bird restriction. Green can veto any trade.
Shams Charania: Free agent Gerald Green has agreed to a one-year, $2.4M deal to return to Houston, league source tells Yahoo.
The Rockets are expected to give Paul a maximum contract, re-sign restricted free-agent center Clint Capela and work to re-sign reserves Luc Mbah a Moute and Gerald Green, sources told The Undefeated. The valuable defensive specialist Trevor Ariza could be an odd man out.
Chris Haynes: Free agent Gerald Green plans to meet with Houston in Los Angeles on July 1, league sources tell ESPN. The athletic, 3-point specialist has multiple suitors.
Mark Berman: ICYMI: Gerald Green's agent, James Dunleavy, says Gerald will stick with the Rockets. He will not be waived by the deadline Sunday, which means Gerald's contract is guaranteed. James: "That's their plan. I'm so happy for him. It's Gerald's dream. This is where he wanted to be."
In life there are coincidences, then there’s serendipity. Gerald Green was rushing to the airport Wednesday after word came in that his six-year-old son Jeremiah with sick with an apparent allergic reaction. Gerald bolted to catch his flight, only having time to grab a backpack full of some of his essentials. He hopped on the next flight to Jeremiah’s hometown of Boston, where Green played for the Celtics last year. A few hours later he landed at Logan and pulled his phone out while the plane was taxiing on the tarmac. He just needed an update on Jeremiah, needing to know he was fine. Instead, it was another message. The Houston Rockets needed him. His return to the NBA was here. “As soon as I landed, that’s when I got the call,” Green said Thursday before his Rockets debut. “I was on the way to my son and I was thinking, ‘Maybe,’ but then I was like, ‘Wow.’”
Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced today that the team has signed free agent guard/forward Gerald Green. Green will wear #14 for the Rockets.
Jonathan Feigen: Rockets to sign Gerald Green to a one-year, non-guaranteed contract, source said. Rockets looking for wing depth because of injuries. @Adrian Wojnarowski 1st.
Shams Charania: Sources: Milwaukee has waived guard Gerald Green. The 10-year veteran reenters free agency before season starts this week.
The Milwaukee Bucks have signed free agent center/forward Joel (Jo-EL) Anthony and guard/forward Gerald Green to training camp contracts.
Free-agent swingman Gerald Green has agreed on a contract with the Milwaukee Bucks, league sources told The Vertical.
Green will sign a non-guaranteed deal for training camp, and is expected to compete for a regular-season roster spot. Milwaukee has looked to add depth at the wing positions, bringing Green and veteran guard Brandon Rush to camp.
Boston would now need a series of transactions to create cap space for Gordon Hayward. The Celtics would have to pull the qualifying offer on Kelly Olynyk, renounce free agents Jonas Jerebko, James Young, Gerald Green and waive the contracts of Jordan Mickey and Demetrius Jackson (or trade).
Darren Wolfson: Yet another wing #Twolves have inquired on is Gerald Green. Casting a wide net, hoping a bigger name falls into their $4.3M exception laps.
The Boston Celtics announced today that they have signed free agent guard/forward Gerald Green, re-signed center Tyler Zeller and signed 2016 NBA draft picks forward Jaylen Brown, guard Demetrius Jackson and forward Ben Bentil. Per team policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed.
Former Celtics guard Gerald Green is returning home. A source told Sporting News that Green will sign with Boston on a one-year, guaranteed contract. Green was originally the No. 18 choice by the Celtics in the 2005 draft.
Gerald Green. He was a good teammate (according to a Heat person) and became a better defender, but his shooting percentage declined significantly and an official to spoke to the Heat said the indication he got was that the Heat will move on if it can find a better option.
Green is not thinking about this as another one-season stay, however. He believes he has an opportunity to earn a multi-year contract and the stability he craves. “I’m trying to find a home, and can’t Miami be my home?” he said. “That’s where my intentions are. So what is a Miami Heat requirement? To D-up. I know if I want to be here the rest of my career, (forget) offense. I gotta D-up. That’s where my mind is at.”
Free agent Gerald Green has reached agreement on a one-year deal with the Miami Heat, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Green, 29, blossomed with the Suns in two seasons after the team acquired him from the Indiana Pacers. After arriving with the Suns in 2013-14 to deliver the best season of his career – averaging 15.8 points in 82 games – his production and minutes slipped in the 2014-15 season. Green deepens the Miami bench, a scorer who can play behind the Heat's talented wings, including Dwyane Wade.
September 28, 2021 | 6:58 pm EDT Update
Tim Bontemps: The NBA and NBPA are in the process of finalizing an agreement on COVID-19 health and safety protocols for the upcoming season, sources told ESPN.
Tim Bontemps: The impending agreement will cover the way vaccinated and unvaccinated players will be monitored, sources told ESPN. Unvaccinated players will have restrictions similar to what was in place last season, while vaccinated players largely won’t.
Tim Reynolds: The NBA has given teams a draft of the health and safety protocols for this season. As reported, unvaccinated players will be tested (almost) daily, vaccinated players will not be. Unvaxxed players will also be limited in how much they can be around vaxxed players in team areas.
The Denver Nuggets have agreed to a multi-year contract extension with forward Aaron Gordon, President of Basketball Operations Tim Connelly announced today.
Ben Anderson: Miye Oni said his mom told him he couldn’t declare for the NBA draft early unless he promised to graduate within five years. Said he has four classes left to finish his political science degree. Worked on it, along with his new rap album a lot over the summer.
Jay Allen: Chauncey Billups says he was “pretty bad” with the referees as a player. His daughter will be grading him each game on his interactions with the officials. What will happen if he gets a technical? “I’m pretty sure she’s going to make me pay her. She’s tough on me.” #RipCity
Fans wanting to attend Grizzlies games this season at FedExForum must present proof of having received at least one vaccination dose, or if they are 12 and over and unvaccinated, must present proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken at least 72 hours in advance, according to a team source on Tuesday.
September 28, 2021 | 6:12 pm EDT Update
Things can change fast, but league sources don’t sense that a deal is anywhere close right now. The Sixers still hope Simmons will return to the team so they can experiment with his role, or increase his value and help create more trade possibilities. On media day, Morey compared the Simmons situation to that of Aaron Rodgers, who threatened to leave the Green Bay Packers but ended up returning for one more season. The Sixers hope Simmons will choose to do the same.