Spurs’ Green seeks long-range stroke before playoffs Spurs guard Danny Green is hopeful his 4-of-6 performance from 3-point range Wednesday signals the end of his roller-coaster season shooting-wise.
Green’s hot hand in the 100-92 win over New Orleans came after he missed all seven of his attempts from downtown during the preceding two games in Oklahoma City and Memphis.
“I’m just trying to build that rhythm, that momentum for the playoffs,” said Green, who finished with 16 points on 6 of 9 from the field overall against the Pelicans.
Green was asked Thursday if he thinks his shooting will be aided by the adrenaline boost the playoffs provide.
“I would like to think so,” said Green, a career 42.9 percent 3-point shooter in the playoffs (136 of 317). “That time of year is a big time of year, and you get a little more focused, a little more in tune.”
For the season, Green is shooting just 33.6 (108 of 321) from beyond the arc after hitting 41.5 or better the last four seasons……Read More