A Testament to Willie Green, and Survival

Green remains steady as ever (Erik Lesser)

Last Tuesday, Bessie Cooper died in a Georgia nursing home at age 116.  Nearly as impressive as her longevity was Willie Green’s start on Saturday, his 16th of the season and the 242nd in his 10 year NBA career.  Green was never expected to crack an NBA rotation or even seize a roster spot, but his determination was too much to ignore.  A decade after his first professional basket, the shooting guard is filling a pivotal role for a contending Clippers team.

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