Jerry Green (basketball, born 1980)

Jerry Green ( born February 12, 1980 in Pomona, California) is an American professional basketball player. He weighs 87 kg at a height of 190 cm and was in EnBW Ludwigsburg to 2012 under contract. In college, as a shooting guard active, he took increasingly the position of the point guards.


From 1998 to 2002 Green played for the University of California at Irvine in the NCAA, where he was the most important player of his team. In 2001 he received the "all -american honorable mention ", which is like the MVP title of the colleges. Green is the player with the most points scored this college. In his last 3 years he was top scorer, assist leader and the player with the most steals. In the 2001 NBA Draft he was selected by any team, in 2002 he was not logged. He then moved to 4 successful college years for MBC to Germany, where he worked in his first season in the BBL average of 16.8 points, 3.9 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game handed in.

After a year there, Green joined the Polish club Czarni Slupsk. Through these services EnBW Ludwigsburg became aware of him and signed him in 2004. He was instrumental in bringing that Ludwigsburg since then every year reached the playoffs. Reward for his services, which led Ludwigsburg in the top group of the BBL, is the honor as the MVP of the season 2006/07.

However, at the end of the season 2006/ 07 he left the EnBW Ludwigsburg and signed a contract with the Belgian top team Telindus Oostende. In the 08/ 09 season he played for Solsonica Rieti, an Italian first division.

For the season 2010/2011 Green returned to EnBW Ludwigsburg. He got there a contract over 3 years and should help the club to lead back into the Play Offs. But in the summer of 2012 came the break with the club, from the perspective of the association on the basis of very poor failed medical checks. But above all, Greens adviser Ben Pansack saw in the behavior greens employer " to try to pay the club from his obligation, Green to free ". After threats of a court hearing, both parties agreed by consensus.