Willie Green is a former American basketball player and the current head coach of the New Orleans Pelicans. He has already shown his talent and skills in his playing and coaching careers. The career of this man is affluent with lots of achievements. Let’s know about this man.
Willie Green Net Worth- $14 Million
After retirement, Willie Green decided to become a basketball coach. He earns around $50,000 annually as a coach right now. The net worth of Willie Green is $14 million. His average NBA yearly was 1.223 million USD.
How did Willie Green become a millionaire?
Willie Green signed a three-year, $4,222,997 contract with the Philadelphia 76ers for the 2003-04 seasons. He was under a one-year contract with this team in 2005-2005, worth $1,352,181. He was a player from 2006 to 2010. His last deal was with the New Orleans Hornets in 2011 with a 1-year contract worth $119,896. His 2-year contract with the Los Angeles Clippers was worth $986,977.
How did he pass the starting phase of life?
Willie Green was born on July 28, 1981, in Detroit, Michigan, US. His full name is Willie Julius Green. He is the son of his father, Willie Green, Sr. He has a sister named Tamara Green.
|Net Worth:||$14 Million USD|
|Full Name:||Willie Julius Green|
|Father:||Willie Green Sr.|
|Date Of Birth:||July 28, 1981|
|Place Of Birth:||Detroit, Michigan|
|Siblings:||Tamara Green (sister)|
|NBA Drafted Team:||Seattle SuperSonics|
|NBA Drafted Year:||2003|
|Children:||Ross, Aaliyah, and Mason|
|Height:||6 feet 3 inches|
|Current Age:||41 years old|
In his school life, he went to Thomas M. Cooley High School in Detroit, Michigan. He finished his university life at the University of Detroit Mercy in Detroit, Michigan. He played for the Detroit Mercy Titans men’s basketball team during his college career. The duration of his college career was from 1999 to 2003.
How did he pass his professional basketball career?
In the 2003 NBA draft, the Seattle SuperSonics selected Willie Green 41st overall in the 2nd round. His NBA debut was on October 28, 2003. He started to play professional basketball in 2003 and ended in 2015. From 2003 to 2010, he was a member of the Philadelphia 76ers. As a player for the New Orleans Hornets, he played in the 2010–2011 seasons. As a player for the Atlanta Hawks, he played in the NBA in the 2011–2012 seasons. He played as a player for the Los Angeles Clippers from 2012 to 2014. He played with the Orlando Magic in the 2014–2015 seasons.
In his 12-year-long career, he appeared in a total of 731 games. The career statistics of this man are PTS 8.3, TRB 1.8, AST 1.4, FG% 42.5, FG3% 34.6, FT% 76.5, eFG% 47.1, PER 11.0, WS 12.9.
What is Willie Green doing now?
After retiring from his professional career, he pursued a coaching career. Green joined the Golden State Warriors coaching staff as an assistant coach on August 9, 2016. He stayed with this team until 2019. Later, he was appointed as the Phoenix Suns’ assistant coach on June 26, 2019. He served with this team till 2021. Green was named the New Orleans Pelicans head coach on July 22, 2021. He is pursuing his career with this team right now.
What has he gained from his NBA career?
- Second-team All-Horizon League (2001)
- First-team All-Horizon League (2003)
- Horizon League Player of the Year (2003)
- No. 34 retired by Detroit Mercy Titans
- As an assistant coach:
- 2× NBA champion (2017 and 2018)
Is Willie Green married?
Willie Green is married in his personal life. He is the husband of his wife, Terrah Green. He is the father of his children, Ross Green, Aaliyah Green, and Mason Green.
Willie Green Salary Details
|Total Salary Earned:||$23.3 million|
|Debut Salary in 2003:||$0.36 Million|
|Salary Earned From Philadelphia 76ers:||$14 Million|
|Total Earned From New Orleans Hornets:||$3.9 Million|
|Highest Salary Earning Season (2010-11):||$3.9 Million|
Willie Green Profile
Willie Green stands up to 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighs 205 pounds. He played in the NBA while wearing jersey numbers 33 and 34. His position of play was shooting guard. His shooting style is right. He is 41 years old now.
Over the past five years, Rick C. Nees has written hundreds of NBA players' biographies, some of which have already been published in famous newspapers. He previously worked as- Commentator, Basketball Analyst, Basketball Player, Newspaper Sports Editor, Radio sports presenter. Rick grew up watching basketball leagues. He was a state-level high school basketball player who followed all NBA events since he was a child.