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NBA CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
Was selected by Golden State in the second round of the 2012 NBA Draft (35th overall)... Enters 2013-14 owning career averages of 2.9 points, 3.3 rebounds and 13.4 minutes in 79 games (one start) in one season with Golden State... Has appeared in 12 playoff games, averaging 5.8 points, 4.3 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 18.6 minutes... 2012-13 HIGHLIGHTS WITH GOLDEN STATE:
Appeared in 79 games (one start), averaging 2.9 points and 3.3 rebounds in 13.4 minutes... Played in the first 79 games before sitting out the final three, the fourth most games played by any rookie in 2012-13 (behind only Damian Lillard, Kyle Singler and Harrison Barnes)... Hit the game-winning lay-up on a backdoor cut with 0.9 seconds left on 12/12 at Miami... Scored a career-high 11 points on 12/21 vs. Charlotte... Grabbed a season-high 10 rebounds on 12/7 at Brooklyn... Made his first career start on 2/27 at New York, totaling four points and five rebounds in 27 minutes... Made his NBA debut on 10/31 at Phoenix, playing one minute and grabbing one rebound... Scored his first career point on a free throw on 11/9 at the Lakers... Was a DNP-CD twice and missed one game due to right knee tendinitis (4/15)... Appeared in 12 playoff games (one start), averaging 5.8 points, 4.3 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 18.6 minutes... Finished with playoff career highs of 16 points and 10 rebounds off the bench in Game 6 of the First Round vs. Denver on 5/2, his first career double-double, becoming the first Warriors rookie to post a double-double in the playoffs since Chris Webber on 5/4/94 vs. Phoenix (16 points and 13 assists) and the first to do it off the bench since Chris Gatling on 4/30/92 at Seattle (14 points and 12 rebounds)... Made his postseason debut in Game 1 at Denver on 4/20 and his first career playoff start in Game 2 of the Western Conference Semifinals at San Antonio on 5/8... Hit multiple three-pointers in three postseason games, something he hadn't done once in the regular season... Scored in double figures three times during playoffs...

COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS:
Appeared in 145 games (67 starts) in four years at Michigan State, averaging 10.5 points, 7.6 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.24 steals in 25.0 minutes while shooting .467 from the field (.361 from three-point range)... Finished his career as the school's all-time leading rebounder (1,096) while ranking second in blocks (117) and steals (180) and 17th in scoring (1,517 points)... One of three players in MSU history with 1,000 career points and rebounds... Three career triple-doubles ranks second in Spartan history only to Earvin "Magic" Johnson... Was named the 2012 Big Ten Jesse Owens Male Athlete of the Year Award winner following his senior season, in which he earned Big Ten & NABC National Player of the Year honors and was a consensus First Team All-American... As a senior, appeared in 37 games (36 starts) as a senior, averaging a team-best 16.2 points and 10.6 rebounds (ninth in the nation) to go with 3.8 assists and 1.46 steals in 33.2 minutes... Recorded his third career triple-double and second in the NCAA Tournament with 24 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists on 3/16 vs. Long Island University-Brooklyn, becoming just the third player with multiple NCAA Tourney triple-doubles, joining Oscar Robertson (four) and Earvin "Magic" Johnson (two)... As a junior, appeared in 34 games (28 starts) as a junior, averaging 12.6 points, 8.6 rebounds, 4.1 assists, 1.76 steals and 1.12 blocks in 30.1 minutes, earning Third Team All-Big Ten accolades... Was one of only 10 players in the nation to lead his team in rebounds and assists... Became the third Spartan ever to record a triple-double, doing so twice, on 2/10 vs. Penn State (15 points, 14 rebounds, 10 assists) and 3/17 vs. UCLA (23 points, 11 rebounds, 10 assists)... His triple-double vs. UCLA occurred in the NCAA Tournament, just the seventh official triple-double in NCAA Tourney history (eight unofficial triple-doubles are also listed in the NCAA Tournament record books)... As a sophomore, appeared in 37 games (three starts), averaging 9.9 points, a team-high 7.7 rebounds (third in Big Ten), 3.0 assists and 1.22 steals in 25.5 minutes while shooting .525 from the field (fifth in Big Ten)... Was unanimously voted Big Ten Sixth Man of the Year, the first Spartan ever to receive the honor... Made the All-Big Ten Third Team and was named to the NCAA Tournament All-Midwest Region Team after helping Michigan State to a consecutive Final Four appearance... Also named National Sixth Man of the Year by Yahoo! Sports and voted Team MVP by the media... As a freshman, appeared in 37 games off the bench, averaging 3.3 points and 3.3 rebounds in 11.4 minutes while shooting .556 from the field... In the NCAA Tournament, improved his averages to 8.5 points and 5.3 rebounds while shooting a team-best .679 from the field and helping Michigan State earn a trip to the NCAA championship game...

PERSONAL:
Parents are Mary Babers, Raymond Green and Wallace Davis...Nickname is "Day-Day"...Has two brothers, Torrian Harris and Braylon Green, and three sisters, LaToya Barbers, Jordan Davis and Gabby Davis...Brother Torrian played basketball for Nebraska-Omaha from 2009-11...Was an active participant in Warriors community outreach programs during his rookie season... Participated in the Lucky Shop With A Warrior event during the holidays, taking a family on a shopping spree at Lucky Supermarket for everything needed to have a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner...Attended a Warriors youth basketball clinic on the day of his introductory press conference in the Bay Area following the draft, and also attended several sessions of Warriors Basketball Camp during the past year...Took part in the Back To School Rookie Reading Rally at Sobrante Park Elementary School in Oakland shortly before the beginning of his rookie season...This past summer, participated in the LaMarr Woodley golf tournament in Saginaw, MI, to support that town's high school athletic programs...First job was as a janitor at Ruben Daniels Middle School in Saginaw, MI...Majored in communications...Originally committed to play basketball at the University of Kentucky as a high school junior...Wears No. 23 in honor of fellow Saginaw native and former Warrior Jason Richardson...Is a fan of the Steelers, Yankees and Red Wings...Is on Twitter @Money23Green.
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Height: 6'7''/ 2.01m
Weight: 230 lbs./ 104.3 kg
Born: March 04, 1990
From: Michigan State University
Draft: 2nd Round (35th pick) 2012 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 2012
Years Pro: 1
Previous Teams:
  Golden State Warriors 2012 - 2013
Prior to NBA/Country: Michigan State/USA

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