Jeff Green celebrates his birthday by donating a million dollars to his alma mater

Yesterday was Jeff Green's 28th birthday.  Who knows what gifts he received, but the one he gave was a big one.  Green donated $1 million to his alma mater, Georgetown University, to aid in the construction of a new athletics center named after legendary Hoya coach John Thompson Jr.

First and foremost, it [Georgetown] gave me an opportunity to pursue my dream of getting to the NBA. I mean, the environment was amazing. The facility is going to give players the opportunity to get better, and the future recruits Georgetown is bringing in, it will give them a chance to see one of the best facilities in the country probably.

As a junior, Green was Captain of the 2007 Georgetown squad coached by John Thompson III (pictured) that went to the Final Four.  Also on that team were Roy Hibbert, Patrick Ewing Jr. and Doc Rivers' son Jeremiah.

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