Gerald Green is an American professional basketball player. Drafted in 2005 by the Boston Celtics, Green has represented several big teams throughout his career such as the Minnesota Timberwolves, Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Lakers, Phoenix Suns, Miami Heat, and Houston Rockets. He is best known for his dunking skills and has achieved several trophies for the same. Green has some pretty interesting ink on his body. Let us take a look at his tattoos and the meanings behind them.
1. ‘I45’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The left shoulder of the player contains a tattoo of the INTERSTATE 45 on it.
Meaning: The interstate is a highway in Texas connecting Dallas and Houston. The tattoo represents his hometown of Houston, as well as his love for the team that he plays, the Houston Rockets. Green was let go by the rockets back in 2008 after which he represented different teams, before getting signed by the rockets again in 2017.
2. ‘Mountain’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The upper left arm of the athlete contains a tattoo of a scene of a mountain along with a river flowing through it and running down on his left arm.
3. ‘Angel’ Tattoo
Tattoo: There is a tattoo of an angel on his left arm, just above his elbow. There is another tattoo of an angel on the inner side of his left forearm, carrying an urn in its hands, pouring water out from it. There is another little angel tattooed on the inner side of his left wrist.
Meaning: The angels on his arms represent his guardian angels, that he believes to look after him at all times. The angel carrying the urn, pouring water is the zodiac sign, representing Aquarius which is the zodiac sign of the player. The player was born on 26 January 1986.
4. ‘Sun’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Gerald’s left elbow contains a tattoo of the sun on it that is giving up smoke that rises up and covers the backside of his upper left arm.
Meaning: The sun on his arm is a representation of life and strength. It is also a symbol of energy.
5. ‘Houston’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The outer side of his left forearm contains a large tattoo of a few buildings from the city of Houston on it. The name of the city is also tattooed just below the skyline of the buildings.
Meaning: The tattoo of the city along with its name represents his birthplace as well as the love that he has for the city Green grew up in.
6. ‘Monster’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The upper side of his right forearm contains a tattoo of a monster on it. The monster is wearing a large helmet and has a scary face and long teeth. The mouth of the monster is open and there are flowers tattooed coming out from its mouth.
7. Signs Tattoo
Tattoo: The inner side of his right forearm contains three symbols tattooed on it. Each of the symbols tattooed there contains a name tattooed over it. The names are, Garlon, Terika, and Delonya. There are smokey lines tattooed in the background to complete the tattoo.
Meaning: The tattoo represents the name of his siblings, his brother, Garlon Green, and his two sisters, Terika and Delonya Green. The tattoo shows the bond between himself and his siblings and the symbols represent the zodiac sign of each of his siblings.
8. Shoulder Tattoo
Tattoo: The right shoulder of the player contains a large tattoo of a girl, wearing a large demon’s mask over her head as a helmet. The girl is a vampire and has fangs instead of teeth and the demon has large eyes, horns, and teeth that match an elephant’s tusks.