Stephen Jackson

NBA trends: Journeyman Gerald Green getting his chance to play for his hometown Houston Rockets

NBA trends: Journeyman Gerald Green getting his chance to play for his hometown Houston Rockets

A look at what’s trending in the NBA:

Heckuva Houston homecoming

If there was nothing more to Gerald Green’s trek that being a journeyman who is almost 32 getting to play in his hometown, the storyline would be inspiring enough.

But all of the element of Green’s life and all the needs of Houston’s injury situation make it so much better.

The Rockets needed to pull Green off his couch after a shoulder injury to Luc Mbah a Moute and they will need him for more of a role and a longer time now that James Harden will be sidelined two weeks with a hamstring injury.

Green made 60% of his three-point shots in a recent Houston four-game stretch,...

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