Found March 21, 2013 on Fox Sports West:
If the Clippers had an award for unsung hero, it would go to Willie Green. He plays when needed. He sits without complaint. This season, he has started 50 games, but he has also been a DNP (did not play) nine times. Willies a pro, coach Vinny Del Negro said after the Clippers 29-point victory over the Philadelphia 76ers Wednesday night. Hes always prepared. Hes one of the first guys in the gym and one of the last guys to leave. Hes going to stay ready. Staying ready is an essential part of Greens job. He started the teams first 14 games while guard Chauncey Billups rehabilitated a torn left Achilles tendon. He sat the next three after Billups returned, but returned to the starting lineup after Billups went down again, this time with tendinitis in his left foot. In fact, when Billups has gone down, Green has stood up. He started against the Sixers his first start since Feb. 11 to give Billups time to rest a groin injury. Billups indicated he could return Saturday night when the...
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