Originally posted on Project Spurs  |  Last updated 1/2/13
“Danny shoot ball,” are the three words San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich said are especially important when referencing his starting shooting guard Danny Green. “If Danny has the ball,” said Popovich before the Spurs obliterated the Brooklyn Nets on Monday, “he should shoot it.” “(It’s) basically what he’s done,” continued Popovich in his pregame media interview Monday on why Green has been significant 33 games into the Spurs’ 2012-2013 season. “Danny Shoot Ball” is exactly what Green has been doing this season, whether the shots are going in or not. Green is averaging 10.2 points per game this season, one point more than last (9.1 points). He’s shooting 42% from three point land, but it’s the fact that he’s already made 68-of-163 three pointers that makes this start to the season important. Green currently ranks 6th in 3-point field goals made and ranks 12th in attempted 3-point field goals among all NBA players. “Danny Shoot Ball” has also used his quicker
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