Litterial Green is one of the most recognizable athletes to ever emerge from the state of Mississippi. In 1999-2000, Green was voted as “One of the 50 Greatest Athletes in the State of Mississippi in the 20th Century” (#37) by Sports Illustrated.
He began his basketball career at Moss Point High School in Moss Point, MS.
While in high school he was a Consensus-Prep All-American, McDonald’s All-American and Parade Magazine All-American.
As s high school senior, Green Led the Nation in Scoring. He averaged 39.5 points, 9.5 rebounds and 8.6 assists during his senior year in high school. Scoring over 50 points on seven different occasions led to Green’s 1st place ranking among United States High school players. Green was named to First Team All State in Mississippi two consecutive years. (1987-1988).. His Senior Year, Green Was Also Voted MISSISSIPPI HIGH SCHOOL PLAYER OF THE YEAR by the ATLANTA TIP-OFF CLUB.
Green received over 200 basketball scholarship offers and chose the University of GEORGIA to continue his education and basketball endeavors. Green was a four-year starter for the Georgia Bulldogs and in just his 2nd season, he led the Georgia Bulldogs to the schools 1st Southeastern Conference Championship in the UNIVERSITY’S HISTORY. He was named to the SEC ALL FRESHMAN TEAM, AND ALSO VOTED 3rd TEAM FRESHMAN ALL-AMERICAN. Green was named to the ALL-SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE TEAM FOR 3 consecutive years. While at the University of Georgia, Green became the 12 all-time leading scorer in the HISTORY OF THE SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE. Currently he is the University of Georgia ALL- TIME LEADING SCORER IN CAREER POINTS (2,111), THREE POINT FIELD GOALS MADE (215), and SECOND in ASSIST (566) surpassing Dominique Wilkins and Vern Fleming’s records respectively.Mr. Green is the only player in the University of Georgia’s basketball history to score over 2,000 points. In his Senior Year, Green was voted one of the top 20 Finalists for the nationally coveted (College Player Of the Year) John Wooden Award. However, Green’s most prestigious collegiate accomplishment occurred during his senior year and still remains 20 years later. Green is 1 of 3 players in SEC History to score over 2,000 points and record over 400 assists. Pete Maravich, Litterial Green and Alan Houston.
Drafted in the NBA by the world champion Chicago Bulls in the second round of the 1992 NBA draft, 39th overall pick, Green played for four teams in seven years. In July 1992, Green was traded to the Orlando Magic, where he teamed with Shaquille O’Neal and Penny Hardaway from 1992-1995. Green continued his professional career in Europe with LeMans France for the 1994-95 season averaging 17.5 points and 7.8 assists per game. In 1995-96, Green Signed to Play Professionally in Le Mans FRANCE. There he averaged 16.5 points and 8.7 assists per game. In 1996-97, Green returned back to the NBA and signed with the Detroit Pistons teaming with Grant Hill and Joe Dumars. In 1998-99 Green signed with the Milwaukee Bucks. There he teamed with Ray Allen and Glen Robinson. His Final Year In the NBA was in 1999, after the NBA LOCKOUT, Green Signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers for one year. In 2000 Green returned to Europe and Played in Italy, Poland and Turkey respectively. In 2003, While Playing in Turkey, he had a Career ending knee injury during a game, which soon after ended Green’s Basketball career.
After his 12 year professional Basketball career, in 2003, Green began doing color commentating for Comcast Sports and ESPN. In 2004-2005, Green was named Head Coach of the Southern Crescent Lightening in the World Basketball Association where he led his team to the League championship titled. Green was voted Coach of the year. Greens team was lead by Josh Powell presently a member of the Atlanta Hawks and a key reserve on the 2009 World Champion Los Angeles Lakers. Green. In 2005, Green was Named the Head Coach of the Chattanooga Steamers of the American Basketball Association. After A Brief Stint in the ABA, Green Returned To ESPN As A College Basketball Color Analyst....til present.
Mr. Green serves on the board for numerous foundations. He's the recipient of the NAACP Lifetime membership award. Mr. Green is a consultant for the Jamaican National Basketball Association. He also serves as a consultant for the Detroit Pistons and currently the Philadelphia 76ers under Head Coach Doug Collins who coached Green with the Detroit Pistons in 1996-97. Mr. Green is an active member of the NBA Retired Players Association.
Litterial Green’s Extraordinary Accomplishments
*Consensus High School All-American
*In 1988 Led Nations in Scoring As A High School Senior (39.5 points per game)
*Mississippi High School Player of the Year (Naismith)
*Basketball Weekly 3rd Team Freshman All-American
*University of Georgia’s All-Time Leading Scorer
*11th All-Time Leader in Scoring in the History of the Southeastern Conference
*1990 SEC Champion
*All-SEC 4 Consecutive Years
*1992 John Wooden Award All-American Team Finalist
*Tied Kareem Abdul-Jabbar UCLA Paully Pavillion Record: Most Points in a Half- 32 points
*Only University of Georgia Basketball Player to ever Score over 2,000 points
*1 of 3 Players in SEC History To Score Over 2,000 points and Record over 400 assist (Pete Maravich, Litterial Green, and Alan Houston)
*1992 NBA Draft Pick #39 by the World Champion Chicago Bulls
*A Member of the Orlando Magic, Detroit Pistons, Milwaukee Bucks andThe Cleveland Cavs
*Voted By Sports Illustrated to the Top 50 Greatest Athletes From The State of Mississippi in the 20th Century #37
* 2004/ 2005 WBA Coach of the year
Executive Director and Co-Founder
Coach Jordan has one of the most
diverse backgrounds that you can find
anywhere in the sport of basketball.
His combination of experience with
coaching NBA and American minor
league veteran players coupled with
his amazing record in developing
American and European junior players
insures that his players are getting the
most well rounded basketball
education available in the country.
2000-2001 Head Coach/President of
Basketball Operations -
Fargo-Moorhead Beez - IBA ***Jordan
guided the Beez to a 31-13 record and
second place finish in the Western
Division of the IBA. His team consisted
of a combination of NBA Veterans
(Richard Dumas, Kenny Battle,
Lorenzo Charlets) along with up and
coming rookies who are now stars in
the NBA (Ime Udoka - San Antonio,
Chris "Birdman" Andersen - Denver)
2001-2003 - CBL/XBA
Founder/Commissioner - Jordan
developed two different professional
basketball leagues. The Xtreme
Basketball Assocation (XBA) and the
Carolinas Basketball League (CBL).
1990-92 - Assistant Coach - Rapid City
Thrillers - CBA **served under former
Sacramento Kings and Golden State
Warriors head coach, Eric Musselman.
Head Coach 2001 American Goodwill
China Tour Team - Spent 4 weeks
touring China with American minor
league players playing against College
Experience Associate Head Coach
- Huron University (NAIA)
Assistant Coach - National College -
***Served under current NBDL Dakota
Wizards head coach, Duane Ticknor
2011-12 - Director/Head Coach
- American Basketball Institute
- Charlotte, NC
2010-2011 - Head of
Coach - Adelphi Christian
Academy - Aiken, SC
2009/2010 - Head
Institute - Asheville, NC
2002-2009 - Director of
College recruiting website
2003-2009 - Head Boy's and
Girls Basketball Coach -
Statesville Christian School
(03-06) & Veritas Christian
**Coached 24 European Players
all who went on to play
College Basketball in America
****Sent 42 players overall to
the College level
Head Coach of 2010 American
International Post Grad Team
-National Runner-Up - Reebok
USA National Prep
Championships - Myrtle Beach,
-3rd Place - NACA Division I
National Championships -
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