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  Josh Greene

Josh Greene

Player Profile


Lakeview Terrace, Ca.

High School:
Community Charter

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 175



2010-11 Season (Freshman)
Became a significant reserve in the last 19 games ... During that span, averaged 20.7 mpg (394 minutes) and averaged 8.7 ppg (165 points) ... Scored in double-digits in eight games including a season-high 19 points (6-for-8 from 3-point territory including the game winner with 24 seconds) at Cal State Fullerton (2/10/11) and 17 points (4-for-7 from behind the arc) in 22 minutes off the bench against UC Riverside (1/13/11) ... Also scored a season-high 17 points (10-for-11 from the free throw line) along with three assists and a steal against Vanguard (11/20/10) ... Shot .826 (57-for-69) from the free throw line.

Community Charter High School
Averaged 19.8 points, 8.6 rebounds, 6.4 assists and 3.8 steals per game as a point-guard and shooting guard during his senior season at Community Charter High School in Lakeview Terrace (Calif) ... A left-handed guard who hit .572 (204-for-355) from the floor, an incredible .606 (140-for-231) from 3-point territory, and .869 (125-for-145) from the free throw line ... In all, Greene scored a team-leading 595 points during his senior campaign ... In leading his team to a 28-6 record, a first place showing in league play with an undefeated mark and the "Free Lance CIF championship", Greene scored in double-figures in every game ... In 20 of the 34 games, Greene scored 20 or more points ... Started the 2009-10 season with 27 points against Leuzinger HS of Lawndale, 22 points against Horizon HS of San Diego, and 26 points against Carson HS of Los Angeles ... His best-scoring effort of the year was a 32-point effort (7-of-10 from the floor, 5-for-6 from behind the arc, and 13-of-14 from the free throw line) against Cienega HS of Arizona ... Gained numerous all-tournament honors ... Voted Most Outstanding Player on the Titans team ... Despite his size (6-foot-0), Greene grabbed ten or more rebounds in nine games ... In chalking up 6.4 assists per game, Greene had five or more assists in 26 of the team's 34 games ... That included three games in which Greene collected ten or more assists ... His season-best assist games were eleven against View Park HS and Los Angeles Adventist ... In two seasons at Community Charter HS, Greene helped lead the Titans to a 59-12 record ... Voted Student-Athlete of the Year during his senior season.

Matador Memo
Born April 24, 1992 ... Parents are Celeste Williams and Steve Greene ... Has one brother (Seth) and four sisters (Jessica, Shavonda, Stephanie and Simone) ... Lists Kobe Bryant of the Lakers and Deron Williams of the Utah Jazz as his favorite NBA players ... Roots for the Lakers ... Favorite actor is Denzel Washington and his favorite actress as Megan Fox ... Watches King of the Hill ... His favorite movie is Remember the Titans ... Loves to hear the music of Drake ... Favorite website is ... Decided on Cal State Northridge because of head coach Bobby Braswell ... Enjoys playing basketball in front of large crowds ... The toughest thing about being an athlete is all the hard work and preparation ... Listens to his iPod and prays before a basketball game ... Relaxes by sleeping ... The best athlete he has played against is Jermaine Dansby (high school teammate) ... The most famous person Josh has met his Denzel Washington ... Would like to switch places for a day with Kobe Bryant ... Would like to have dinner with his deceased grandmother and Deron Williams of the Utah Jazz ... If he had a million dollars, he would give most of it to his mom ... His advice to young people - "work your hardest on the days you don't feel like it" ... No one knows, according to Josh, how hard he has worked on his game and how badly he wants to be great ... Most people don't know how musically talented he is ... The title of his autobiography would be - Just Do It ... If a movie was made about his life, Denzel Washington would play the lead part ... Can't imagine going a week without playing basketball or working out ... His iPod is the possession he can't live without ... The biggest obstacle he has overcome is proving everybody wrong ... Spending time with his niece always brings him a smile ... His greatest hero is his mom - "She motivates me to do my best." ... Undeclared major.

Josh Greene - Career Highs
Points - 19 at Cal State Fullerton (2/10/11)
Field Goals - 6 at Cal State Fullerton (2/10/11)
3-Point Field Goals - 6 at Cal State Fullerton (2/10/11)
Free Throws - 10 vs Vanguard (11/20/10)
Rebounds - 4 vs UC Santa Barbara (3/11/11)
Assists - 4 (2 games)
Blocks - 1 vs Cal Poly (1/22/11)
Steals - 3 at UCLA (11/12/10)