Gerald Green Retires, Will Join the Rockets as Player Development Coach

After a 13-year career as an NBA player, Gerald Green has now officially retired from the game. According to the Houston Rockets, Green will be joining the team’s coaching staff as a player development coach.

A first-round pick in the ’05 NBA Draft, Green went on to play in 658 career games at the NBA level. He finished his career with two seasons in Houston, with his last game being played during the 2018-19 season. 

Now, he’ll get to help the Rockets with their player development, as they look to rebuild a contending team. 

Green has career averages of 9.7 points per game while shooting 36.1% from beyond the arc.