Donté Greene

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Basketball player
Donté Greene
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Player information
Full name Donté Dominic Greene
birthday 21st February 1988 (age 32)
place of birth Munich , Germany
size 211 cm
Weight 103 kg
position Power Forward / Small Forward
college Syracuse
NBA draft 2008 , 28th Pick , Memphis Grizzlies
Clubs as active
2008–2012 United StatesUnited States Sacramento Kings
000002008 United StatesUnited StatesReno Bighorns ( D-League )
000002013 Puerto RicoPuerto Rico Atléticos de San Germán
2013-2014 China People's RepublicPeople's Republic of China Dongguan Leopards
2014-2015 United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates Al Nasr Dubai
2015-2016 United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates Al Sharjah
000002016 Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia Ohud Medina
000002016 Dominican RepublicDominican Republic Leones de Santo Domingo
000002017 Puerto RicoPuerto Rico Capitanes de Arecibo
000002017 PhilippinesPhilippines TNT KaTropa
000002017 Dominican RepublicDominican Republic Leones de Santo Domingo

Donté Dominic Greene (born February 21, 1988 in Munich ) is an American basketball player .


High school and college

Greene graduated from Towson Catholic High School, where he was named McDonald's All American in 2006/07 . 2007/08 he attended as a freshman the Syracuse University in Syracuse , New York, for their team, he on both Forward was established positions.


In the 2008 NBA Draft , he was selected in 28th place by the Memphis Grizzlies , but was immediately transferred to the Houston Rockets , with whom he completed the summer preparation.

In July 2008, he joined the Sacramento Kings as part of the transfer for Ron Artest . In his first season he was used in 55 games and scored an average of 3.8 points. Ultimately, Greene was never able to fully prevail with the Kings and received no new offer from the Kings after his contract expired in 2012.

National team

Greene was used for several junior national teams in the USA. In 2006 he became U18 world champion with the USA. Since Greene was born in Germany, there was speculation in March 2009 that Greene would be playing for the German national basketball team because he allegedly had German citizenship . On March 27, 2009, however , national coach Dirk Bauermann announced that Greene would not play for Germany.

See also

Web links

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