Grizzlies' Danny Green plans return from knee injury for Feb. 1
Eight months after a severe left knee injury, Memphis Grizzlies guard Danny Green plans to make his season debut Feb. 1 against the Portland Trail Blazers, Green said on his Inside The Green Room podcast Wednesday morning.
Green, 35, comes to the Grizzlies with the pedigree of three NBA championships and a belief that he can play a significant role in the franchise's own title aspirations. Memphis' leadership, including general manager Zach Kleiman and coach Taylor Jenkins, has raved about Green's organizational impact before he has even played a game.
"What I bring is definitely needed here: perimeter shooting and perimeter defense," Green told ESPN late Tuesday night. "I think I can bring maturity and help a young team understand what it takes to win. This has been an A-1 organization from top to bottom in handling this entire rehab with me."
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