Lee Green died of coronavirus on Monday. He was just 49-years old.
The Bronx native played three seasons with St. Johns from 1991-1994, averaging 2.3 points per game and was known as a defensive specialist. He was remembered fondly by former teammates.
“Cool guy” said Lamont Middleton according to the New York Post. “Everywhere he went Lee had a smile. He had a big personality.”
The two were teammates from 1991-1992. Rowan Barrett, the father of New York Knicks’ rookie RJ Barrett played with Green from 1992-1994.
“He always had a smile for you and was a pleasure to be around,” said Barrett according to the New York Post. “I’ve been praying for his family.”
Green did not have any known pre-existing conditions.