Summer Green News Archive

Four Former UNC Women's Soccer Players Called To National Team Training Camp

Four former UNC women's soccer players are training this month with the U.S. National Team - Ashlyn Harris, Meghan Klingenberg, Allie Long, and Crystal Dunn. The U.S. U23 Women's National Team also begins training camp on Thursday with Tar Heel junior midfielder Dorian Bailey and forward Summer Green, a 2016 alumna, training with that squad.

Spurs’ Danny Green still hungry after finally gaining defensive recognition

The work continued this summer as Danny Green — the only player in Spurs franchise history to record at least 700 3-pointers and 300 blocks — focused on improving his long-range touch after consecutive seasons shooting under 40 percent. Having turned 30 on June 22 and about to embark on his ninth NBA season, Green realizes he’s no longer one of the young guys.

Audio: Danny Green - I know I'm not bad luck for UNC after title

Current San Antonio Spurs shooting guard, Danny Green, joins Adam Gold and Joe Ovies on Raleigh's 99.9 The Fan to discuss the NBA playoffs, his camp this summer, UNC's national championship and how LeBron James and Tim Duncan helped him develop in the NBA.

Kentucky Signee Quade Green Talks To Mohamed Bamba Every Day

Quade Green, the Kentucky Wildcats’ point guard from the 2017 class, is very close to uncommitted 5-star center Mohamed Bamba, and he’s been very open about how hard he is recruiting him to join the next crop of talent moving to Lexington this summer. Bamba’s close friendships with Green and Hamidou Diallo are a big reason why many are predicting he will pick Kentucky in the end.

After shooting slump last season, Danny Green could return to form this season

There is reason to believe that Danny Green will bounce back this season. Green received LASIK eye surgery over the summer, meaning there was a good chance that his eyes were bothering him. If that’s the case, receiving this surgery should give a boost to Green’s shooting. If that wasn’t enough, Green’s shooting was much better in the postseason.

Camping With Danny Green

Danny Green grew up in Long Island, New York, about 50 miles away from Madison Square Garden. As a kid going to basketball camps though, the NBA felt a million miles away. Green remembers attending local summer camps that didn’t always have serious instruction or traveling long distances to attend top-flight camps. Now, Green hopes to change that for kids in Texas.

Sources: Harrison Barnes Named to U.S. Olympic Basketball Team

Golden State Warriors forward Harrison Barnes has been selected as a member of the final 12-man Team USA basketball roster for the Rio Olympic Games this summer, league sources told The Vertical. Barnes, 24, a restricted free agent,will join Warriors teammates Klay Thompson and Draymond Green on the Team USA roster.

Quade Green Makes USA Basketball U18 Cut, Planning Duke, Kentucky Visits

Quade Green is off to a great start in the summer heading into his senior season. The 6-foot point guard from Neumann-Goretti High School and the PSA Cardinals on Thursday made the first cut for the USA Basketball U18 team. Later this month, he is tentatively planning to visit both Duke (June 21-22) and Kentucky (June 29-30), his high school coach Carl Arrigale told

Spurs' Danny Green undergoes LASIK eye surgery

For most of the season, San Antonio Spurs sharpshooter Danny Green wasn't so sharp. Maybe it was his rhythm, maybe it was diminished opportunities, or maybe he just couldn't see where he was shooting. So, using a modest portion of that $40 million contract he signed last summer, Green decided to fix the problem with LASIK surgery.

While the shots aren’t falling, Danny Green’s focus is on wins and playing defense

Danny Green doesn’t need any reminders that he’s struggling with his shot this season. He knows, and Green isn’t naive, either. He understands there are, and could be more questions surrounding that new four-year, $40 million deal he signed over the summer to remain in San Antonio. Did the Spurs overpay? Is Green putting too much pressure on himself to perform?

UNC Women's Soccer Clinches ACC Tournament Spot With Win Over Canes

The eighth-ranked UNC women’s soccer team got an early goal from Summer Green and an insurance goal by Alexa Newfield as it defeated the University of Miami 2-0 Saturday night at Cobb Stadium. The win by the Tar Heels clinched a spot in the ACC Tournament semifinals for UNC next Friday at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, N.C. UNC won its third match in a row to improve to 14-3-1.

Video: UNC Women's Soccer Weathers 'Canes 2-0

UNC's Summer Green and Alexa Newfield each score to give the Tar Heels a 2-0 win over Miami in the final game of the regular season on October 31, 2015.

UNC women’s soccer team eyes postseason play

Coming off its first win in four games, the UNC women’s soccer team was hunting for another win for its seniors. The No. 9 Tar Heels honored their seniors — Bryane Heaberlin, Summer Green, Katie Bowen, Paige Nielsen and Alexa Newfield — with a flower ceremony before Sunday’s 1-0 win over the No. 6 Clemson Tigers. But Coach Anson Dorrance said the flowers were more than just a formality.

Miami Commit James Pierre Flips to UNC

For the second straight week, UNC has flipped a commitment. James Pierre switched his commitment from Miami to UNC on Tuesday, he confirmed to Inside Carolina. The 6-2 safety from Deerfield Beach (Fla.) High camped in Chapel Hill over the summer. He chose Miami back in May over offers from Wisconsin, Syracuse, West Virginia, and Cincinnati and Bowling Green.

Green & Scarpa Lift #4 UNC Women's Soccer Past UCLA

Senior Summer Green opened the scoring and sophomore Jessie Scarpa added a pair of goals as fourth-ranked North Carolina defeated UCLA 3-1 in women’s soccer Sunday afternoon at Fetzer Field. In the fourth matchup of the teams in the past 24 months, UNC took a 2-0 advantage before conceding a goal under withering pressure in the 82nd minute.

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