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TORONTO — The structured portion of the Spurs’ morning shootaround was over, and still guard Danny Green lingered to get in extra shots. Might this have been a sign Green is close to breaking out of the shooting funk that has plagued the start of his seventh NBA season? Alas, Green’s shootaround shooting clinic in New Orleans last month offered only false hope. Through 22 games, Green is averaging seven points while shooting 32 percent from the floor and 29.4 percent from 3-point range — all lows since he became a full-time starter in 2011-12. When Green hit the free-agent market last summer as one of the most coveted two-way shooting guards, the Raptors were one of the first teams to call. The Spurs’ offense has shifted somewhat with the offseason addition of LaMarcus Aldridge and the Kawhi Leonard’s rocket ship rise to superstardom. “He just comes and shoots more shots and tries to get his stroke back, like a hitter in baseball,” coach Gregg Popovich said. The Spurs enter Wednesday with the NBA’s third-best offensive rating, with a huge boost coming after Monday’s 119-68 victory in Philadelphia that was the most lopsided in club history……..Read More