Found November 09, 2012 on Extra Pine Tar:
Editor’s Note: Guest writer Eddy Delsignore is back with a terrific piece about Jeff Green and how he fits into the Celtics. Delsignore uses some inside information and strong insight to really evaluate who Green is on the basketball court and whether or not our expectations for him are too high.  Let’s go back to around February 25, 2011. One of the most controversial trades in Celtics’ history has just taken place. Danny Ainge decides to trade Kendrick Perkins and Nate Robinson to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Jeff Green, Nenad Krstic, and draft considerations. Looking past that date to a few weeks later, rumors surface that OKC general manager Sam Presti had turned down Danny Ainge’s many attempts to land James Harden instead of Jeff Green in that deal, leading Ainge to settle for Green instead. Obviously, at that point, it was not entirely clear that James Harden would be leading the NBA in scoring this year and emerge as a sure-fire franchise cornerstone and top-10 overall play...
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