Yaniv Green

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Yaniv Green
יניב גרין
Yaniv Green shooting a free throw
Personal information
Born (1980-05-16) May 16, 1980 (age 39)
Herzliya, Israel
NationalityIsraeli / Polish
Listed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
Playing career1998–2016
PositionCenter / Power forward
Career history
1998–2000Bnei Herzliya
2000–2001Maccabi Ra'anana
2001–2002Bney Herzliya
2002–2004Hapoel Tel Aviv
2004–2007Maccabi Tel Aviv
2007–2008CSK VSS Samara
2008–2011Maccabi Tel Aviv
2012–2013Hapoel Gilboa Galil
2013–2015Hapoel Jerusalem
Career highlights and awards

Yaniv Green (Hebrew: יניב גרין‎, born May 16, 1980) is an Israeli retired professional basketball player. Green is a 2.04 m (6 ft 9 in) tall forward-center.. He is the most capped player in the history of the Israeli national basketball team, with 189 appearances.

Israeli national team[edit]

Yaniv was a main factor in the surprising second-place finish of the U-20 Israeli national team at the 2000 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship, he was also a part of the team that played at the FIBA Under-21 World Championship and finished in 7th place.

Green Has played in every European championship, from Eurobasket 2001 to Eurobasket 2015, making a total of 8 championships. At Eurobasket 2007, Green was the leading rebounder, averaging 9.3 rebounds per game.[1] His highest performance was pulling 16 rebounds in a second stage match against Croatia.

On 10 September 2015, Green played his 189th match for the national team, making him the most capped player in Israeli national team history, after passing former leader Doron Jamchi, he also managed to get 1,478 points which places him in the top 5 of the all-time points leaders of the national side.[2]



Euroleague- 22 Games, 6.3 Minutes, 2.1 Points, 1.0 Rebounds, 0.2 Assists
Ligat Winner- 32 Games, 13.1 Minutes, 5.2 Points, 3.6 Rebounds, 0.8 Assists


Euroleague- 19 Games, 7.5 Minutes, 3.0 Points, 2.0 Rebounds, 0.4 Assists
Ligat Winner- 24 Games, 13.3 Minutes, 7.3 Points, 3.5 Rebounds, 0.6 Assists


  1. ^ "EuroBasket 2007: Players - Statistical leaders". FIBA Europe. Retrieved 2016-03-31.
  2. ^ http://www.ynet.co.il/articles/0,7340,L-4556916,00.html

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