|A. C. Green|
|Born: October 4, 1963 |
|NBA Draft: 1985 / Round: 1 / Pick: 23|
|College: Oregon State|
|Career highlights and awards|
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Green was a four-year star at Oregon State, where he finished second in school history in rebounding and fourth in scoring. Oregon State University ( OSU) is a Coeducational public Research[[ university]] located in Corvallis, Oregon, United He was an All-Pac-10 selection as a sophomore, and as a junior he ranked fourth in the nation in field goal percentage at . 657. As a senior he averaged 19. 1 points and 9. 2 rebounds and was named to the All-America Third Team.
The Los Angeles Lakers, fresh from winning an NBA championship, selected Green as the 23rd overall pick in the 1985 NBA Draft. Year 1985 ( MCMLXXXV) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link displays 1985 Gregorian calendar) 
Green fit well into the Los Angeles flow, as he did not need to have plays run for him in order to be effective. He led the Lakers in rebounding for six of his eight years on the team. Led by Magic Johnson, James Worthy and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Los Angeles captured back-to-back titles in 1987 and 1988, Green's second and third years with the squad. James Ager Worthy (born February 27 1961 in Gastonia North Carolina) is a retired American college and professional Basketball player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (born Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Jr; April 16 1947 is an American athlete and retired professional Basketball player widely considered Year 1987 ( MCMLXXXVII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar) Year 1988 ( MCMLXXXVIII) was a Leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar) In the two campaigns combined, he averaged 11. 1 points and 8. 2 rebounds while shooting better than . 500 from the field. Green also reached the NBA Finals with Los Angeles in 1989 and 1991. Year 1989 ( MCMLXXXIX) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar) Year 1991 ( MCMXCI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar. Green was named to the NBA All-Defensive Second Team in 1988-89, was voted a starter on the 1990 Western Conference All-Star Team and finished fourth in the league in field goal percentage in 1992-93 at . Year 1990 ( MCMXC) was a Common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar) 537.
Green left the Lakers in 1993 to sign with the Phoenix Suns as a free agent. Year 1993 ( MCMXCIII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar) The Suns had just reached the NBA Finals, losing in six games to the Chicago Bulls, and they viewed Green as the missing piece to their championship puzzle. The Chicago Bulls are an American professional Basketball team based in Chicago, Illinois, playing in the Central Division of the Eastern Green posted a career-high average of 14. 7 points per game in 1993-94, but the Suns were eliminated in the conference semifinals. In 1994-95 he again contributed double-figure scoring and solid rebounding for the Suns, but his playing time and contributions dipped in 1995-96; though he remained the team's second-leading rebounder. His streak of consecutive games played almost ended when J.R. Reid of New York intentionally elbowed him to the face. Herman Reid Jr, better known as JR Reid (born March 31, 1968 in Virginia Beach Virginia) is a retired American professional Green lost two teeth to the incident but still able to continue on with his streak by wearing a protective mask and only playing a couple of minutes a game that season.
Green was traded two months into the 1996-97 season to the Dallas Mavericks in the deal that brought Jason Kidd to Phoenix. Jason Frederick Kidd (born March 23 1973 is an American professional Basketball player in the NBA who currently plays for the Dallas Mavericks. He brought reliable rebounding to the rebuilding Mavs, leading the team off the boards in 30 of the 56 games he played in a Dallas uniform. Due to the trade he was able to move one game closer to the record of consecutive games played, since he appeared in 83 games in 1996-97 instead of the standard 82. He tied Shawn Bradley for the team lead in rebounding in 1997-98 with 8. Shawn Paul Bradley (born March 22, 1972) is a retired American 7 ft 6 in (2 1 rpg, but his season highlight came on November 20 against Golden State when he played in his 907th consecutive game, becoming the league's all-time iron man, surpassing Randy Smith's mark of 906 consecutive games played. Randy Smith is a name shared by the following individuals Sports personalities Randy Smith (basketball (born 1948 American chosen NBA All-Star 
Green played in his 1,000th consecutive game on March 13, 1999 against Vancouver, and finished the 1998-99 season at 1,028 in a row and counting. After 14 seasons in the league, Green had missed only three games, all during the 1986-87 season (his second in the league).
Green returned to the Los Angeles Lakers for the 1999-00 season where he won his last NBA Championship with the team. He played his final season with the Miami Heat where he was reunited with Pat Riley. The Miami Heat (often referred to simply as the Heat, including in some official team publications with HEAT in all capital letters are a professional Basketball Patrick James Riley (born March 20 1945 is a former American National Basketball Association head coach and current team president of the Miami Heat. The Heat managed to make the playoffs where they were swept in a very one sided series by the Charlotte Hornets 3-0 who won all 3 games easily.
Green's consecutive games played streak began on November, 19, 1986, when the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the San Antonio Spurs in San Antonio. The San Antonio Spurs are an American professional Basketball team based in San Antonio Texas. The streak ended on April 18, 2001 when the Miami Heat defeated the Orlando Magic in Orlando. The Orlando Magic is a professional Basketball team based in Orlando Florida. Orlando is a major City in central Florida, USA and is the County seat of Orange County Florida.