Danny Green on future with Spurs: 'Hopefully, I’ll be back'

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Danny Green on Spurs future: 'Hopefully I'll be back'
Monday May 4th, 2015

Danny Green says he hopes to return to the Spurs but acknowledged being disappointed because "things may be changing and not be the same again," according to the San Antonio Express-News.

San Antonio was eliminated from the playoffs on Saturday night when it fell to the Los Angeles Clippers in the first round.

Green is set to enter unrestricted free agency this summer after completing his fifth season with the Spurs. The 27-year-old was selected in the second round of the 2009 draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers.

From the Express-News:

“Hopefully, I’ll be back,” Green said. “I love San Antonio. The fans have always supported us, from day one. It sucks that we had such a special group, and things may be changing and not be the same again.”

On Sunday, both 39-year-old center Tim Duncan and 37-year-old shooting guard Manu Ginobli declined to say whether they would continue playing in the NBA or choose to retire, according to Yahoo Sports.

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich addressed the same topic.

"People ask me about Tim and Manu and myself for the last five years, what we're going to do," Popovich said, according to Yahoo Sports. "It's all psychobabble. I have no clue. We'll probably come back. Paycheck is pretty good.

"You think I'm lying?"

Over 81 games this season, Green averaged a career-high 11.7 points, 4.2 rebounds and 2.0 assists while shooting 41.8 percent from three-point range.

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