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Spurs’ Danny Green Out Four Weeks

One of the league’s deepest teams has just suffered another loss to its rotation; Danny Green of the San Antonio Spurs is expected to be out one month after breaking the second metacarpal bone of his left hand, the team announced on Monday. The guard injured the hand in the first half of the Spurs’ 104-86 victory against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday.

The injury was initially called a sprained finger, but an MRI and X-Ray confirmed the break.

Green, a starter in San Antonio’s rotation, will likely be replaced by either Manu Ginobili or Marco Belinelli 

The 26-year-old is struggling compared to last season. He is averaging 7.4 points on 41.7 percent shooting, compared to his 10.5 points and 44.8 percent shooting in the 2012-2013 campaign. This season’s field-goal percentage is the worst of his career since his rookie season with the Cleveland Cavaliers. His three-point percentage is also down, decreasing from 42.9 percent to 38.4 percent.

Green is best-known for his barrage of three-pointers in the Finals against the Miami Heat in June. Below are all 23 of them – an NBA Finals record.

 

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Euroleague Games: October 20

The Maccabi Electra bros are looking spry

Partizan mt:s vs. Anadolu Efes
7:00 PM CET/ 1 PM ET
NBA Players: Acie Law (Partizan); Sasha Vujacic, Ersan Ilyasova (Anadolu)

Belgacom Spirou vs. Real Madrid
8:30 PM CET/ 2:30 PM ET
NBA Players: Jiri Welsch (Team Awesome); Rudy Fernandez (Real Madrid)

Panathinaikos vs. Unicaja
8:45 PM CET/ 2:45 PM ET

Emporio Armani vs. Maccabi
8:45 PM CET/ 2: 45 PM ET
NBA Players: Jordan Farmar (Maccabi)

U. Olimpija vs. FCB Regal
8:45 PM CET/ 2:45 PM ET
NBA Players: Danny Green (U. Olimpija);

Brose Baskets vs. KK Zagreb CO
9:00 PM CET/ 3:00 PM ET

All Warriors, Bucks, Spurs, Nets and Mavs fans rejoice. Some of your guys are playing.

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D-League Report: Ewing Jr., Danny Green and More Jeffers

Spurs Sign Danny Green

The San Antonio Spurs have signed former UNC standout Danny Green for the remainder of the season. Green played for the North Carolina Tar Heels from 2006-2006 and is the only player in ACC history with 1,000 points, 500 rebounds, 250 assists, 150 three-pointers, 150 blocks and 150 steals. He also played more games (145) and had more wins (123) than any other Tar Heel before him. His team won the NCAA Championship in 2009, the Final Four in 2008 and the Elite Eight in 2007.

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