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Healthy Gerald Green hoping to return to Rockets

Green expressed his desire to play for the Rockets again.

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When Gerald Green came to the Houston Rockets in 2017, it was a homecoming for the H-town native, who was immediately embraced by the fanbase for his Houston-to-the-core attitude and sharpshooter personality on the court.

After two successful seasons contributing off the bench for the Rockets, he suffered a lisfranc injury that sidelined him for all of the last season, and it felt like the end of an era when Green was traded to the Denver Nuggets last trade deadline in the four-team deal for Robert Covington.

Well, now that he’s fully recovered from his injury, Green is hoping to come back to the Rockets, as he told Fox Sports’ Mark Berman.

Green, of course, would be a perfect fit for the Rockets from a locker room perspective, especially with the fair amount of roster turnover happening this year. Keep the new guys in line? You need Gerald Green.

If he still has his athleticism after the bad lisfranc injury, he could still be an asset with his shooting and slashing as well. In his two seasons with the team, Green played in 115 games, starting 2, where he averaged 10.2 points, 2.8 rebounds, and 2.3 three-pointers per game. He shot 40 percent from the field and 36 percent from three, with 6.4 of his 8.6 shots coming from beyond the arc.

Would love to see Green back in a Rockets uniform. What say you guys to a Green comeback?