Michael Green (basketball, born 1985)

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Mike Green
Mike Green (basketball).jpg
Green with Varese in 2012
No. 2 – Pınar Karşıyaka
Position Point guard / Shooting guard
League Turkish Basketball Super League
Personal information
Born (1985-06-23) June 23, 1985 (age 32)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight 175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
High school Franklin Learning Center
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
College
NBA draft 2008 / Undrafted
Playing career 2008–present
Career history
2008–2009 Antalya BB
2009–2010 Liège
2010–2011 Bennet Cantù
2011–2012 Sigma Barcellona
2012–2013 Cimberio Varese
2013–2014 Khimki
2014–2015 Paris-Levallois
2015–2016 Umana Reyer Venezia
2016 Best Balıkesir
2016–present Pınar Karşıyaka
Career highlights and awards

Michael Edward "Mike" Green (born June 23, 1985) is an American professional basketball player for Pınar Karşıyaka of the Turkish Basketball Super League (BSL).

College career[edit]

Green played college basketball for Butler University from 2006 to 2008.[1] He was the Horizon League men's basketball player of the year in 2007–2008 after leading Butler in points, rebounds and assists as a senior.[1]

Professional career[edit]

He went undrafted in the 2008 NBA Draft. He played for the Philadelphia 76ers in the Orlando Pro Summer League in 2010,[2] and later with the Portland Trail Blazers in the NBA Summer League.[3]

He played with Antalya Büyükşehir Belediyesi of the Turkish Basketball League, Liege in Belgium and Cantù in Italy.[4]

On July 31, 2011, he signed with Sigma Barcellona of the Italian Second Division for the 2011–12 season.[5] In July 2012, he signed with Cimberio Varese.[6]

In July 2013, Green signed a two-year deal with the Russian team BC Khimki.[7] In June 2014, he parted ways with Khimki.[8]

In July 2014, he signed with Paris-Levallois.[9]

On June 29, 2015, he signed with Reyer Venezia Mestre of the Italian Lega Basket Serie A for the 2015–16 season.[10]

On July 28, 2016, Green signed with Turkish club Best Balıkesir.[11] On December 14, 2016, he left Balıkesir and signed with Pınar Karşıyaka.[12][13] Green played in the Basketball Champions League with Karşıyaka, and was named the Round of 16 MVP.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b ButlerSports profile
  2. ^ 76ers' Summer League Roster Philadelphia Inquirer, June 30, 2010
  3. ^ NBA Summer League Rosters - Vegas
  4. ^ Former Butler Basketball Players Headed Overseas Butler Sports, August 8, 2008
  5. ^ "Barcellona lands Mike Green". Sportando.com. July 31, 2011. Retrieved June 28, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Varese officially signs Mike Green". Sportando.com. July 22, 2012. Retrieved June 28, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Khimki signs point guard Green". Eurocupbasketball.com. July 12, 2013. Retrieved June 28, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Mike Green and Khimki Moscow parting ways". Sportando.com. June 28, 2014. Retrieved June 28, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Mike Green signs with Paris-Levallois". Sportando.com. July 29, 2014. Retrieved July 29, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Reyer Venezia officially lands Mike Green". Sportando.com. June 29, 2015. Retrieved June 29, 2015. 
  11. ^ Best Balikesir lands Michael Green
  12. ^ Best Balikesir, Mike Green part ways. The point guard to sign with Pinar Karsiyaka
  13. ^ TRANSFER | MIKE GREEN PINAR KARŞIYAKA’DA! (in Turkish)
  14. ^ "Mike Green claims Round of 16 MVP honor". Basketballcl.com. 9 March 2017. 

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