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Phoenix Suns defeat New Orleans 94-88

The Phoenix Suns held on for a much-needed 94-88 road victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday.
Lakers stomp the Suns

Lakers stomp the Suns

Chris Kaman had 28 points and 17 rebounds and the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Phoenix Suns, 115-99, on Sunday night.

Phoenix Suns top Washington Wizards 99-93

Goran Dragic had 25 points, Eric Bledsoe scored 23 and the Phoenix Suns held on to beat the Washington Wizards, 99-93.

NBA: Phoenix 102, Atlanta 95

Gerald Green scored nine of his 13 points in the fourth quarter and the Phoenix Suns defeated the Atlanta Hawks, 102-95, on Monday night.

NBA: Phoenix 109, Orlando 93

Goran Dragic scored 18 points with six assists to help the Phoenix Suns to a 109-93 win over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday.

NBA: Brooklyn 108, Phoenix 95

Deron Williams led all five Brooklyn starters in double figures with 28 points as the Nets defeated the Phoenix Suns, 108-95, on Monday.

NBA: Phoenix 121, Toronto 113

Gerald Green scored a team-high 28 points to lead the Phoenix Suns to a 121-113 win over the Toronto Raptors on Sunday.
Pulse of the NBA

Pulse of the NBA

Gerald Green, Matt Barnes and Trevor Ariza have quite a few things in common. None of them is a household name.

NBA: Utah 109, Phoenix 86

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Gordon Hayward and Richard Jefferson both scored 17 points Wednesday and the Utah Jazz topped the visiting Phoenix Suns 109-86.

NBA: Minnesota 110, Phoenix 101

PHOENIX, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Kevin Love was an assist short of a triple-double Tuesday, but his 31 points and 13 rebounds were key in the Minnesota Timberwolves' 110-101 win over Phoenix.

NBA: Houston 115, Phoenix 112

PHOENIX, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Patrick Beverley ignited a Houston comeback with 12 fourth-quarter points Sunday, rallying the Rockets over Phoenix 115-112.

NBA: Phoenix 100, Boston 94

PHOENIX, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Markieff Morris scored 18 points and Channing Frye sank four 3-point shots Wednesday to pace the Phoenix Suns in their 100-94 win over the Boston Celtics.

NBA: Phoenix 112, Denver 107

DENVER, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Gerald Green scored 36 points, including eight in overtime, to lead the Phoenix Suns past Denver 112-107 Tuesday.

NBA: Miami 103, Phoenix 97

PHOENIX, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- LeBron James scored 37 points and Chris Bosh added 21 to lead the Miami Heat past the Phoenix Suns 103-97 Tuesday.

NBA: Golden State 122, Phoenix 109

PHOENIX, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Goran Dragic nailed six 3-pointers en route to 34 points and distributed 10 assists Saturday in the Phoenix Suns' 122-109 win over Golden State.
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Gerald Green
Boston Celtics Gerald Green dribbles around Miami Heat center Michael Doleac at the TD Banknorth Garden in Boston on April 19, 2006. (UPI Photo/Katie McMahon)
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Gerald Green, Jr. (born January 26, 1986 in Houston, Texas) is an American professional basketball player with the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association. He was selected by the National Basketball Association's (NBA) Boston Celtics with the 18th pick of the first round in the 2005 NBA Draft. He has performed well in many slam dunk competitions, having won the 2005 McDonald's All-American Slam Dunk Contest and the 2007 NBA Slam Dunk Contest, while finishing as the runner-up in the 2008 NBA Slam Dunk Contest.

Green did not play high school basketball until his sophomore year, when he played junior varsity for J. Frank Dobie High School. In his junior year he made the varsity team, but his play was cut short because of academic issues.

He transferred to a charter school, Gulf Shores Academy in Houston, where he repeated his junior year. In his senior year at Gulf Shores, he averaged 33 points, 12 rebounds, 7 assists, and 3 blocked shots per game. He was named an All-American and was the high scorer in the 2005 McDonald's All-American game scoring 24 points., which features two teams composed of the best high school basketball players in the US. Green also won the McDonald's All-American Slam Dunk Contest that year, defeating future Duke player Josh McRoberts.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Gerald Green."
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