Yaniv Green

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Yaniv Green
יניב גרין
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Yaniv Green #41 shooting a free throw.
No. 14 – Hapoel Jerusalem
Position Center / Power forward
League Israeli Super League
Personal information
Born (1980-05-16) May 16, 1980 (age 34)
Herzliya, Israel
Nationality Israeli
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
Pro playing career 1998–present
Career history
1998–2000 Bnei Herzliya
2000–2001 Maccabi Ra'anana
2001–2002 Bney Herzliya
2002–2004 Hapoel Tel Aviv
2004–2007 Maccabi Tel Aviv
2007–2008 CSK VSS Samara
2008–2011 Maccabi Tel Aviv
2011–2012 Bancatercas Teramo
2012–2013 Hapoel Gilboa Galil
2013–present Hapoel Jerusalem
Career highlights and awards

Yaniv Green (Hebrew: יַנִיב גְּרִין, born May 16, 1980) is an Israeli professional basketball player. Green is a 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) tall forward-center. He currently plays for Hapoel Jerusalem and the Israeli national basketball team.

Israeli national team[edit]

Yaniv was a main factor in the surprising second-place finish of the U-20 Israeli national team at the 2000 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship. He was also a part of the team that played at the FIBA Under-21 World Championship and finished in 7th place.

When Maccabi Tel Aviv beat the Toronto Raptors 105-103 in October 2005, beating an NBA team for the first time in 27 years, Green said: ""This is history. They are still talking about [Maccabi's win over the Bullets] and I'm sure 20 years from now, they will still be talking about this one."[1]

While playing for the senior men's Israeli national basketball team, Green was the leading rebounder at the 2007 European Championship, averaging 9.3 rebounds per game.[2]

He has more than 130 caps for the national team and in that time managed to get 1,346 points which places him 5th in the list of the all-time points leaders of the national side.[3]

Averages[edit]

2005-06[edit]

Euroleague- 22 Games, 6.3 Minutes, 2.1 Points, 1.0 Rebounds, 0.2 Assists
Ligat Winner- 32 Games, 13.1 Minutes, 5.2 Points, 3.6 Rebounds, 0.8 Assists

2006-07[edit]

Euroleague- 19 Games, 7.5 Minutes, 3.0 Points, 2.0 Rebounds, 0.4 Assists
Ligat Winner- 24 Games, 13.3 Minutes, 7.3 Points, 3.5 Rebounds, 0.6 Assists

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