Gerald Green set to play for the Vipers


EDINBURG, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Gerald Green, 12-year NBA veteran, announced that he is coming out of retirement to play for the RGV Vipers.

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Green previously announced his retirement in October 2021 and joined the Houston Rockets coaching staff as a player development coach.

Before retiring, Green had two stints with the Rockets from 2017-2019 where he played in 114 games.

Over his 12-year career, Green has made 118 starts of 658 games played, 6,412 points, 1,639 rebounds, 596 assists, 199 blocks, and 335 steals, the Vipers said in a release.

Green started his NBA career with the Boston Celtics when he was drafted 18th overall in the 2005 NBA Draft.

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The Vipers play the first game of the regular season on Jan. 8 against the Texas Legends.

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