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Former Spartan Draymond Green makes most of extra playing time


Draymond Green has found himself on the court more of late with the injuries to Golden State’s frontcourt players.

The former Michigan State standout made the most of those extra minutes with the best performance of his career in a recent victory over the Brooklyn Nets.

Green, a Saginaw native, set career highs in points (18) and minutes played (38) and also grabed  10 rebounds to help the Warriors to a 93-86 win over Brooklyn on Friday. That performance helped Golden State win four straight games following the All-Star break.

Green is averaging 8.0 points and 5.4 rebounds since the All-Star break for the Warriors, who are four games behind the L.A. Clippers for first place in the Pacific Division.

Here’s an update on how other former MSU basketball players are doing in the pros.

DRAYMOND GREEN, Golden State Warriors
Last game: 0 points, 2 rebounds, 1 assist in 103-82 loss to Chicago on Wednesday
Season stats: 5.4 points, 4.7 rebounds

ZACH RANDOLPH, Memphis Grizzlies
Last game: 13 points, 7 rebounds, 3 assists in 108-103 win over the L.A. Lakers on Wednesday
Season stats: 17.3 points, 10.3 rebounds

ALAN ANDERSON, Brooklyn Nets
Last game: 4 points, 3 assists, 2 rebounds in 124-80 loss to Portland on Wednesday
Season stats: 8.0 points, 2.3 rebounds

SHANNON BROWN, New York Knicks
Last game: 4 points, 2 assists in  17 minutes in a 106-85 loss to Phoenix on Friday in what was his last game with the San Antonio Spurs. Reports surfaced Wednesday that Brown will be landing a deal with the Knicks.
Season stats: 2.3 points, 1.3 rebounds

KALIN LUCAS, Iowa Energy (NBA D-League)
Last game: Has been out since breaking his thumb in a win over Tulsa on Feb. 4.
Season stats: 15.6 points, 5.2 assists

CHRIS ALLEN, Iowa Energy (NBA D-League)
Last game: 11 points, 5 assists, 3 rebounds in 125-117 win over Fort Wayne on Sunday
Season stats: 12.7 points, 2.3 assists

DERRICK NIX, VEF Riga (Latvia)
Last game: 14 points, 7 rebounds on Tuesday
Season stats: 12.1 points, 5.5 rebounds

BRANDON WOOD, Palacanestro Triest (Italy)
Last game: 23 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists on Sunday
Season stats: 17.5 points, 6.2 rebounds, 3.5 assists

DURRELL SUMMERS, Ironi K-A (Israel)
Last game: 11 points, 7 rebounds on Feb. 4
Season stats: 18.2 points, 6.3 rebounds

GORAN SUTON, Cedevita (Croatia)
Last game: 8 points, 7 rebounds on Saturday
Season stats: 7.0 points, 4.9 rebounds

ALOYSIUS ANAGONYE, Paris-Levallois (France)
Last game: 4 points, 1 assist on Friday
Season stats: 6.9 points, 3.8 rebounds

MARQUISE GRAY, Yokohama BC (Japan)
Last game: 15 points, 7 rebounds on Sunday
Season stats: 18.6 points, 11.4 rebounds

ERAZEM LORBEK, FCB Regal (Spain)
Last game: 3 points, 3 rebounds on Sunday
Season stats: 9.2 points, 2.8 rebounds

KORIE LUCIOUS, Rosa Radom (Poland)
Last game: 13 points, 3 rebounds on Friday
Season stats: 12.4 points, 4.0 assists

WOMEN
LYKENDRA JOHNSON, AE Ellinikou (Greece)
Last game: 20 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists on Saturday
Season stats: 15.9 points, 9.9 rebounds

JASMINE THOMAS, Hap.Petah Tikva (Israel)
Last game: 21 points, 10 assists, 9 rebounds on Wednesday
Season stats: 13.3 points, 5.2 rebounds, 3.9 assists

KALISHA KEANE, Elitzur Netanya (Israel)
Last game: 15 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists on Wednesday
Season stats: 10.7 points, 7.5 rebounds, 3.5 assists

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4 Responses to Former Spartan Draymond Green makes most of extra playing time

  1. avatar Spartan Alum says:

    Thanks Brian. I appreciate the updates!

    Is Raymar not currently playing?

  2. avatar kirk conner says:

    Thanks for the update on former MSU players. especially the ladies. they dont get much pres in the usa. did Dehann go anywhere? MSU girls are doing great!

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