Originally written June 16, 2013 on Fox Sports Florida:
SAN ANTONIO -- Before the NBA Finals began, LeBron James let it be known Danny Green once was his "rook" in Cleveland.Well, the "rook" sure has grown up.The play of the San Antonio Spurs guard against James' Miami Heat has been the biggest surprise in the series. Green, who averaged 10.5 points and shot 42.9 percent from 3-point range in the regular season, is averaging 16.5 points and shooting a staggering 67.9 percent (19 of 28) from long range in the first four games of the Finals.Green has come a long way from when he was a rookie on the Cavaliers in 2009-10. Green scored 40 points that entire season, a total James reached in 10 different games.Green played just 115 minutes all season. He spent a lot more time doing chores for the veterans on the team."Back then, I was like the team assistant, so I did a lot of stuff," said Green, whose Spurs are tied 2-2 with the Heat entering Sunday's Game 5 at the AT&T Center. "I had to run erran...
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