Adam Spolane: Stephen Silas called Gerald Green is one of his favorite players of all time, even though he’s only known him for 2 weeks
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Salman Ali: Silas on waiving Green (continued): “Hopefully he gets an opportunity to come back here or keep playing. He represents everything that we’re all about.”
Gerald Green’s third stint with his hometown team will end on Saturday. The Rockets will make Green among the players to be waived on Saturday to reduce the roster in advance of Wednesday’s season opener, a person with knowledge of the team’s plans said on Saturday. With the Rockets hard-capped, removing most options, and the injury to second-year guard Chris Clemons guaranteeing his contract, the Rockets plan to carry 14 players plus two two-way players on their opening night roster.
Alykhan Bijani: The Houston #Rockets announced today the signing of free agent guard/forward Gerald Green
Mark Berman: Guard/forward Gerald Green has bounced back from his broken left foot last Oct & signed a 1-year non-guaranteed deal with the #Rockets:”I’m ready.I’m ready. I’m pretty much ready to go.I know I’m still not where I want to be yet,but if I had to play tomorrow I think I’d be ready”
Tim MacMahon: Source: Gerald Green has agreed to a one-year, nonguaranteed deal for the veteran’s minimum with the Rockets. Green, a Houston native and fan favorite, will try to make the team during camp after missing last season due to a broken foot.
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.
Mark Berman: #Rockets make it official on Houstonian Gerald Green: pic.twitter.com/m79pgthbyS
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.
Mark Berman: Gerald Green returns to the #Rockets on one-year minimum deal according to NBA sources
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.
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Shams Charania: Celtics guard Payton Pritchard has a Grade 1 MCL sprain in right knee and expected to return to on-court activities in two weeks.
Adam Zagoria: Former @NovaMBB big man Omari Spellman will play in the G league bubble with the New Orleans G League squad from Erie, per league source. He was in camp with the @New York Knicks
In yet another sign of the upward ascendancy of both the sports card and digital collectibles markets, three limited-edition NBA highlight video cards have sold for more than $30,000 over the past 10 days on NBA Top Shot, a blockchain-based platform that allows fans to buy, sell and trade numbered versions of specific video highlights.
Since its launch, the company has reportedly registered nearly $20 million in sales ($6 million from packs and $14 million on its secondary marketplace) with upwards of $1.5 million in trading volume in January alone.
On January 15, a Ja Morant highlight (No. 1 out of 49) was purchased off the platform’s secondary marketplace for a then-record $35,000. According to The Action Network, the Morant highlight’s original owner got it out of a pack and sold it in November for just under $2,000. That new owner then sold it last week for $35k, making an exceptional return on investment in less than 50 days. Four days after the Morant sale, a group of investors bought a LeBron James dunk highlight (No. 23 out of 59) for $47,500, capping off a 24-hour stretch in which the site saw more than $1 million in sales. Then, on Friday, a collector purchased a No. 1 LeBron James moment from Top Shots’ From The Top Series 1 set for a whopping $71,455, shattering the record.