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“Now it’s time for the other guys to step up. We have (Rajon) Rondo, who has won a championship. He knows what it takes to win. We have myself, who was part of a 50-win team in Oklahoma. Kevin and Paul taught me the ropes to be a leader. I’m ready for the challenge, and I’m sure that Courtney and Avery (Bradley) will also be ready to step up and be more vocal.”
Green admittedly is about to lose his security blanket in Garnett, who focused on empowering Green last season. When Garnett said Green had the potential to be one of the best players in the league, he was genuinely touched.
“They were big in my process. Just mentally Kev started me out to be a more vocally active type of player, a leader by action, not on his level, but in my own skin and my own way,” said Green. “I owe that to him for my growth in the game. H...