Willie Green Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Salary, Net Worth, New Orleans Pelicans

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Willie Green Biography

Willie Julius Green is an American former player and professional basketball coach who is the head coach of the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association. He played professionally in the New Orleans Hornets, Los Angeles Clippers, Atlanta Hawks, NBA with the Philadelphia 76ers, and Orlando Magic.

Green was selected by the Seattle SuperSonics in the second round (41st pick overall) of the 2003 NBA draft and later acquired for the draft rights to Paccelis Morlende (50th pick overall) by the Philadelphia 76ers from Seattle in a draft-night trade and cash considerations.

Willie Green Age

Willie was born in Detroit, Michigan, United States, on 28 July 1981. He is 42 years old.

Willie Green Height

Green stands at a height of 1.91 m.

Willie Green Education

Willie graduated with a high diploma from Thomas M. Cooley High School. Later, he joined the University of Detroit Mercy where he played all four years then was drafted in the 2nd round of the 2003 NBA Draft.

Willie Green Family

He was born in Detroit, Michigan, United States to his caring parents Willie Green, Sr. Will has one pretty sister called Tamara Green.

Willie Green Wife

Willie is happily married to his beautiful wife Terrah Green. The duo is blessed with three good-looking children: Ross, Aaliyah, and Mason.

Willie Green Children

Willie and Terrah share three good-looking children: Ross, Aaliyah, and Mason.

Willie Green Salary

Willies receives an annual salary of 1.2 million.

Willie Green’s Net worth

Green has an approximate net worth of $5 million.

Willie Green Career

Willie was a 1999 graduate of Cooley High School; after a college career at Detroit Mercy University, Green was selected by the Seattle SuperSonics in the second round (41st overall) of the 2003 NBA draft. He was traded for the draft rights to Paccelis Morlende and cash considerations the same day to the Philadelphia 76ers.

Willie during the 2005 offseason was due to re-sign with the Sixers but suffered an injury the day of the contract signing, which put the contract in a state of limbo. On March 23, 2006, Green officially re-signed with the Sixers and on April 4, 2006, Willie was activated and played 11 minutes, on 4-for-6 shooting scoring 9 points in a loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Willie, in the final Sixers game of the 2006–07 season, on April 4, 2007, had a career-high 37 points against the Toronto Raptors. Green for the Sixer’s starting shooting guard position beat out Rodney Carney. During the 2007–08 NBA season, He had career highs in games played (74, all of them as a starter), rebounds (2.5), field goal percentage (.436), assists (2.0), minutes played (26.6), and points (12.4).

Green in exchange for forward Darius Songaila was traded to New Orleans with forward Jason Smith and on September 23, 2010, rookie forward Craig Brackins. On December 22, 2011, He signed with the Atlanta Hawks. On July 30, 2012, Willie was signed and traded to the Los Angeles Clippers for the rights to Sofoklis Schortsanitis. On June 29, 2014, Green was waived by the Clippers. On June 30, 2014, He was claimed off waivers by the Orlando Magic.

On August 9, 2016, He was hired as an assistant coach by the Golden State Warriors coaching staff. Green when the Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in five games of the 2017 NBA Finals won his first championship. Willie when the Warriors defeated the Cavaliers in four games of the 2018 NBA Finals won his second straight championship.

On June 26, 2019, Green was hired by the Phoenix Suns as an assistant coach. On July 22, 2021, He was named head coach of the New Orleans Pelicans. After starting the season 1-12, Willie led the Pelicans to a 36-46 record,  securing a spot in the NBA Play-In Tournament, and finishing ninth in the Western Conference. The Pelicans would go on to beat the Los Angeles Clippers and the San Antonio Spurs en route to their first playoff berth since the 2017–18 season.

Some of his awards include Midwestern Collegiate Conference All-Newcomer Team: 2000, Second Team All-Midwestern Collegiate Conference: 2001, Horizon League Scoring Leader: 2003, Horizon League All-Tournament Team: 2003, All-Horizon First Team: 2003, Horizon League Player of the Year: 2003, Honorable Mention All-America by AP: 2003, and Portsmouth Invitational All-Tournament Team: 2003.

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