Gerald Green has announced his retirement from the NBA, and is joining the Houston Rockets coaching staff.
The 12-year NBA veteran held a press conference before the Houston Rockets host the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday (see tweet below from Cayleigh Griffin of AT&T SportsNet SW).
In the tweet above, the Rockets noted how he will be joining their coaching staff as a player development coach.
Green (2005 first-round pick by the Boston Celtics) played for many teams over his career, and during the 2012-13 season he played for the Indiana Pacers.
He will always be remembered for his incredible dunks.
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