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NBA: Atlanta 94, New Orleans 72

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Jeff Teague scored 24 points for Atlanta Sunday and the Hawks kept New Orleans on the skids with 94-72 rout of the struggling Hornets.

NBA: Philadelphia 90, Atlanta 76

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Jodie Meeks hit three 3-pointers during Philadelphia's dominating third quarter Friday and the 76ers rallied to a 90-76 victory over Atlanta.

NBA: New Orleans 109, Phoenix 97

NEW ORLEANS, April 8 (UPI) -- Willie Green hit his first dozen field goal attempts Friday in carrying the New Orleans Hornets to a 109-97 victory over Phoenix.

NBA: New Orleans 106, Phoenix 100

PHOENIX, March 26 (UPI) -- Emeka Okafor scored on a tip-in with 29 seconds left Friday to give New Orleans a four-point lead and the Hornets went on to down Phoenix 106-100.

NBA: New Orleans 98, Memphis 91

MEMPHIS, March 4 (UPI) -- Willie Green scored 13 of his 15 points in the fourth quarter Friday in helping the New Orleans Hornets pull clear in the late going to defeat Memphis 98-91.

NBA: New Orleans 98, LA Clippers 87

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- A 22-point performance from David West Wednesday sent New Orleans to a 98-87 win over the Los Angeles Clippers that ended the Hornets' three-game skid.

NBA: New Orleans 99, Orlando 93

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Willie Green led New Orleans with 24 points Friday and the Hornets held Orlando to a single field goal over the final 6:39 to down the Magic 99-93.
Sister of Hornets' Willie Green killed

Sister of Hornets' Willie Green killed

DETROIT, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- The sister of New Orleans Hornets guard Willie Green and their cousin were killed on their way home from watching Green play in Michigan, police said.

NBA: New Orleans 97, Portland 78

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Willie Green came off the bench to help rally New Orleans in the second quarter Friday and the Hornets went on to defeat Portland 97-78.

NBA: New Orleans 107, Portland 87

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- The New Orleans Hornets used a combined 36 points from David West and Marco Belinelli Saturday to notch a 107-87 win over Portland.

NBA: New Orleans 101, LA Clippers 82

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- New Orleans remained undefeated Tuesday by knocking off the Los Angeles Clippers 101-82.

NBA: New Orleans 99, San Antonio 90

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- The New Orleans Hornets rode Chris Paul's 25 points Saturday to a 99-90 decision over the San Antonio Spurs.

NBA: New Orleans 95, Milwaukee 91

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Willie Green's free throw with 6 seconds left Wednesday gave New Orleans enough of a cushion to fight off the Milwaukee Bucks 95-91.

NBA: Philadelphia 101, Milwaukee 86

MILWAUKEE, March 24 (UPI) -- Willie Green helped Philadelphia to a 13-point halftime lead Wednesday and the 76ers coasted to an unlikely 101-86 victory over Milwaukee.

NBA: Philadelphia 119, Minnesota 97

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Andre Iguodala scored 24 points and Elton Brand contributed 21 Tuesday, powering the Philadelphia 76ers' one-sided 119-97 win over Minnesota.
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Willie Green
SBP98012518- 25 JANUARY 1998 - SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, USA: Broncos WR Willie Green turns defender as he breaks up an interception by Packers Darren Sharper (42) on a John Elway pass during Super Bowl XXXII, January 25. UPI ts/Andy Kuno
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Willie J. Green (born July 28, 1981, in Detroit, Michigan) is an American professional basketball player in the NBA who plays for the New Orleans Hornets. He was selected in the second round (41st pick overall) of the 2003 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics (6/26/03) and later acquired by Philadelphia from Seattle in a draft-night trade for the draft rights to Paccelis Morlende (50th pick overall) and cash considerations (6/26/03). Green was traded to the New Orleans Hornets before the start of the 2010-2011 season.

Green was a 1999 graduate of Cooley High School; after a college career at the University of Detroit Mercy, Willie was selected by the Seattle SuperSonics in the second round (41st overall) of the 2003 NBA Draft. He was later traded to the Philadelphia 76ers for the draft rights to Paccelis Morlende and cash considerations.

Green was due to re-sign with the Sixers during the 2005 offseason, but suffered an injury the day of the contract signing, which put it in a temporary state of limbo. On March 23, 2006 he officially re-signed with the Sixers, and on April 4, 2006 he was activated and played 11 minutes, scored 9 points on 4 for 6 shooting in a loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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