Ronald Green (basketball)
|Born||August 5, 1944|
Miami Beach Florida
|Died||July , 2012 (aged 68)|
|Nationality||American / Israeli|
|Listed height||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|High school||Miami Beach|
(Miami Beach, Florida)
Ronald Green (רוני גרין; August 5, 1944-July 2012) was an American-Israeli basketball player. He played the forward position. He played in the Israel Basketball Premier League, and for the Israeli national basketball team.
Green was born in Miami Beach, Florida, and was Jewish. He was raised by Morris and Florence Green. He was 6' 6" (198 cm) tall. His son Erin Green also played professional basketball in Israel. He attended Miami Beach High School, where Green played on the basketball team from 1960-1962, and was named All-City First Team. Green attended Vanderbilt University (B.A. in Business Administration, '66; MBA, '69), on a full scholarship. He played for the Vanderbilt Commodores from 1963-66. In 1964-65, the team won the Southeastern Conference (SEC) championship. He played basketball for Team USA in the 1965 Maccabiah Games, winning a gold medal, and in the 1969 Maccabiah Games, winning a silver medal. Green played professionally in the Israel Basketball Premier League for Maccabi Tel Aviv in 1970-71, averaging 14.1 points per game. He played on the Israeli national basketball team, winning a silver medal with the team at the 1970 Asian Games.In addition, he played in the Italian basketball Italian Professional League. After playing basketball abroad, and marrying an Israeli nurse, Green returned to Miami to work with Green Brothers Food Brokerage, as well as an account manager with Buitoni, and Haagen-Dazs. Green suffered from a rare disease known as multiple system atrophy.
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