Green exercised his $8.2 million player option for the 2022-23 campaign, Keith Smith of Spotrac.com reports. As expected, Green will opt into the final year of his deal after being traded to Oklahoma City this offseason. The veteran forward averaged 6.4 points and 4.2 rebounds in 16.2 minutes per game last year, but it's unclear what type of role he'll play for the Thunder next season.
Green was traded to the Thunder from the Nuggets on Monday along with a protected 2027 first-round pick in exchange for the No. 30 pick in the 2022 NBA Draft and two future second-round picks, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports. With the 2022 NBA Draft approaching, the Nuggets have elected to move the veteran big man in exchange for another first-round pick as well as two future second-round picks. It's not clear if Green will remain a member of the Thunder for 2022-23, but he is expected to exercise his $8.2 million player option for the upcoming season, per Woj's report. Green averaged 6.4 points and 4.2 rebounds in 16.2 minutes per contest this season.
Green will come off the bench Tuesday against the Spurs. Jeff Green (personal) is out again but coach Michael Malone will opt to give Austin Rivers the nod. In JaMychal Green's past 10 appearances, he's averaged 5.1 points and 3.8 rebounds in 18.1 minutes.
Green will start Sunday's game against the Lakers, Kyle Goon of The Orange County Register reports. Green will make his first start since Jan. 11 since Jeff Green (personal) is sitting out Sunday's contest. JaMychal Green has averaged 6.6 points, 5.6 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 21.0 minutes across his seven previous starts this season.
Green (wrist) will play in Friday's matchup with the Timberwolves, Harrison Wind of TheDNVR.com reports. Green will return from a two-game absence due to a sprained wrist. Look for him to resume his usual role off the bench assuming he avoids any setbacks.
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