NBA: Philadelphia 98, Minnesota 94

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Willie Green sank a go-ahead three-pointer with 29 seconds remaining Wednesday, propelling the Philadelphia 76ers past the Minnesota Timberwolves 98-94.

NBA: Philadelphia 100, Houston 88

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Willie Green scored 20 points Monday, lifting the Philadelphia 76ers to a 100-88 victory over the Houston Rockets.

NBA: Philadelphia 105, New York 77

NEW YORK, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Willie Green had 18 points and Philadelphia had five players in double figures in a 105-77 win over the New York Knicks Saturday night.

NBA: Atlanta 88, Philadelphia 79

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Josh Smith had 22 points, seven rebounds, six assists and four blocked shots Monday, leading the Atlanta Hawks to an 88-79 win over Philadelphia.

NBA: Philadelphia 114, Milwaukee 99

MILWAUKEE, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Samuel Dalembert led Philadelphia with 22 points, eight rebounds and three blocked shots Tuesday as the 76ers handed Milwaukee a 114-99 loss.

NBA: New Orleans 95, Philadelphia 76

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Rasual Butler keyed a 14-1 run starting late in the third quarter Wednesday as New Orleans handed Philadelphia its fourth straight loss, 95-76.

NBA: Dallas 99, Philadelphia 84

DALLAS, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Dirk Nowitzki had 21 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists Tuesday, spearheading the Dallas Mavericks' 99-84 win over the Philadelphia 76ers.

NBA: Philadelphia 94, Charlotte 63

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Andre Iguodala had 19 points and seven rebounds Wednesday, leading Philadelphia to 94-63 rout of the Charlotte Bobcats.

NBA: Philadelphia 96, Chicago 85

CHICAGO, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Andre Iguodala and Willie Green keyed a late run Friday that vaulted Philadelphia to a 96-85 win over Chicago.

NBA: Philadelphia 122, Toronto 119

TORONTO, April 18 (UPI) -- Willie Green scored 37 points Wednesday as Philadelphia knocked off the Toronto Raptors 122-119.

NBA: Cleveland 98, Philadelphia 92

PHILADELPHIA, April 17 (UPI) -- Larry Hughes scored 22 points Tuesday as the Cleveland Cavaliers posted a 98-92 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers.

NBA: Philadelphia 102, Detroit 91

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 15 (UPI) -- Willie Green scored 26 points Sunday night as the Philadelphia 76ers surprised the Detroit Pistons, 102-91.

NBA: Philadelphia 109, Atlanta 104 (OT)

PHILADELPHIA, April 9 (UPI) -- Andre Iguodala scored 25 points Sunday to lead Philadelphia back from a 17-point deficit and a 109-104 overtime victory over Atlanta.

NBA: Toronto 94, Philadelphia 85

PHILADELPHIA, April 7 (UPI) -- Chris Bosh had 23 points, 13 rebounds, and four steals Friday night as Toronto beat Philadelphia, 94-85.

NBA: Philadelphia 92, New York 90

NEW YORK, April 4 (UPI) -- Andre Iguodala had 18 points and five rebounds Wednesday night as Philadelphia edged the New York Knicks, 92-90.
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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

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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