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Green had come to grips with his basketball career coming to an end. He wondered why no team wanted him, confident he could still contribute after starting seven playoff games for the Boston Celtics last season, but 32-year-old Green knew that the odds against him grew every day his phone remained silent.
More than two months passed since the Bucks let Green go. Not a peep from a team. Not in the NBA, not overseas.
I was just like, there’s no reason why I should be sitting at home, says Green, who had bounced around to eight NBA teams and played two years in Russia since being drafted straight out of a Houston charter school in 2005.
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I go to Milwaukee, Jakub Vrana Youth jersey I get cut, that really put a funk in me. I’m like, ‘Man, it’s over for me. I can’t even make it in training camp now?’ I told myself that my New Year’s resolution if I’m not signed, I was going to write out a big statement on my Instagram and tell ’em that it’s over for me, that I’m done, hang my shoes up.
They got six other draft picks under contract, too, leaving only first-rounder Leighton Vander Esch and third-rounder Michael Gallup unsigned.
Kansas defensive end Dorance Armstrong, Stanford tight end Dalton Schultz, Western Kentucky quarterback Mike White, Indiana outside linebacker Chris Covington, Boise State receiver Cedrick Wilson and Alabama running back Bo Scarbrough joined Williams in signing their four-year deals Friday.
Several of the Cowboys鈥?draft picks, including Vander Esch, Williams, Gallup and Schultz, have a chance to play key roles for the team this year.
If a change is not made to one-and-done, Rice said the commission will look into options, such as making freshmen ineligible or locking a scholarship for three or four years if the recipient leaves a program after one year.
One-and-done has to go one way or another, Rice told The Associated Press.