NBA Daily Injury Report (February 2): The veteran of the championship team is back! Danny Green Comeback

Danny Green (36, 198cm) is finally returning to the court after completing knee cruciate ligament rehabilitation.

ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported on the 1st (Korean time) that Danny Green of the Memphis Grizzlies will return from injury in a home game against the Portland Trail Blazers on the 2nd.

On May 13 last year, Green suffered a serious injury in the 6th game of the 2nd round of the playoffs against the Miami Heat, wearing a Philadelphia uniform, in which the left anterior cruciate ligament and lateral collateral ligament were ruptured at the same time. It was a fatal injury for Green, born in 1987.

In fact, not many people predicted the return of Green, who was born in 1987. However, right after he was injured, Green expressed his confidence, saying, “I can still play for two more years. I will focus on rehabilitation and come back healthy.” .

Green, who accelerated his return by conducting 5-on-5 training in early January, returned to the court after 265 days of injury. Green has made a name for himself as a 3&D type of player that represents the NBA. He averaged a career 3-point shot percentage of 39.9%. Recognized for this ability, Green is an adverb who won championships with the San Antonio Spurs, Toronto Raptors, and LA Lakers. After playing in Philadelphia for the past two seasons, he left Philadelphia in the offseason and was traded to the Memphis Grizzlies.

Memphis, which has built a young and promising squad centered on Jar Morant, Jaren Jackson Jr. and Desmond Bain, and is aiming for the championship, is currently ranked second in the Western Conference behind Denver with a record of 32 wins and 18 losses. Memphis, which has many young players, desperately needs a veteran to lead the team. So Green’s return is, of course, good news for Memphis. 토토사이트

Green, who is about to return, said in an interview with ESPN, “I was able to finish rehabilitation quickly thanks to good medical staff and good colleagues and club officials.” “I want to bring leadership and maturity to Memphis, which has many young players. , I want to help young players know what they need to win,” he said.

He also expressed his affection for Memphis, saying, “Memphis is like my home and is comfortable and good. If possible, I want to continue playing in Memphis for the next few years.” Along with this, Memphis reported that shooter Desmond Bain (24, 196cm), who missed the past two games in a row due to right knee pain, is highly likely to recover from an injury and play against Portland.