Orien Greene

Milwaukee Bucks #9 - Guard

  • Born: 02/04/82
  • Age: 32
  • Height: 6-4
  • Weight: 208

Orien Greene Making a Case For Late NBA Call-Up?

Orien Greene has once again emerged as an NBADL starter with the Reno Bighorns. His veteran know-how and experience may soon make the 31 year old a more likely option for NBA playoff contenders.

Sixers Likely To Purchase D-League's Utah Flash

Liberty Ballers can exclusively tell you that the previously suspended Flash should be relocating to the Philadelphia area at some point.

Could D-League Experience Help Trio Make Bucks?

Alando Tucker, Orien Greene, and Eddie Gill, are all basketball journeymen who have paid their dues in the NBA D-League in the past. Could their wealth of experience over the years help them sneak onto the Bucks roster?

Antoine Walker D-League Highlights Are My Favorite D-League Highlights

Former NBA All-Star Antoine Walker scored 23 points (10-of-14 from the field, 3-of-5 from beyond the arc) to complement his six rebounds and two blocked shots in 32 minutes to lead give Idaho a 112-100 victory.

Orien Greene's FIBA Issues Are Back After Leaving NBA D-League To Play In China

When Greene decided to sign with China last week, after his FIBA suspension was complete, FIBA apparently re-remembered that Greene shouldn't have been allowed to play in the NBA or the D-League and extended his suspension.

Sundiata Gaines' Nets Call-Up Proves Sometimes Timing Is Everything

Sundiata Gaines, former NBA D-League call-up, was called up to the New Jersey Nets basically because he was nearby and had a passport.

Orien Greene, Courtney Sims Leave NBA D-League To Play In China's Playoffs

According to multiple sources, Utah Flash guard Orien Greene will be signed by the Beijing Ducks while Iowa Energy center Courtney Sims will join the DongGuan Leopards. Both players have been bought out of their contracts for $45,000 apiece and are expected to join their respective teams for the upcoming Chinese Basketball Association playoffs.

Harris Played Through Illness on Wednesday

Avery Johnson revealed Friday at shootaround that Devin Harris played through a fever and a stomach virus on Wednesday against the Hornets. Johnson waited until the last possible minute to keep Harris on the active list and Harris scored just two points on three shots in the Nets' win, but his counterpart, Chris Paul, wasn't much better.

Johnson Hoping for Team Energy; Expects Uzoh To Play More

Avery Johnson is hopeful that with three days rest, the Nets will be ready for the Hornets Wednesday night. There is a pattern, he contends. Johnson is also hopeful that Ben Uzoh, who's been one of his projects, responds to being the No. 3 point guard, with the return of Jordan Farmar as the No. 2.

Farmar Out Two More Games, But MRI Comes Back Negative

After suggesting that Jordan Farmar would be back Friday against the Pistons, Avery Johnson announced that Farmar will not travel with the team to Detroit and won't be available for Sunday's home game vs. the Pacers either. With Farmar's back not responding as well as anticipated, the team has scheduled an MRI on his back.

For Greene, Last Chance at NBA

Orien Greene can play basketball. He played 80 games as a rookie for the Celtics, in spite of being drafted six spots from the end of the draft. But off the court issues, including a failed drug test, forced him into the itinerant life of a marginal player, with stops in Jerusalem, Amsterdam, Auckland and Orem, Utah.

Uzoh Moves Up in Rookie Rankings

Derrick Favors wound up at #6 again this week in David Thorpe's Rookie Rankings, but surprisingly undrafted rookie Ben Uzoh moved up a bit. After be stuck in the 40's or lower, Uzoh made it all the way up to #33, based in large part on his performance vs. Denver, where he filled in for Jordan Farmar.

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