Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 10/1/12
The past couple of seasons had been rough on Jeff Green.  From the controversial 2010 trade that brought him to Boston in exchange for fan-favorite Kendrick Perkins, to the aortic aneurism which sidelined him for an entire season, to the withdrawal of Boston’s qualifying offer to him after his ailment was diagnosed (which made him an unrestricted free agent).  All of that served to not only cloud Green’s outlook in Beantown, but it put his entire life in perspective as well.  “So many things (were on my mind),” he said in a Celtics.com interview.  “First family.  My life.  Basketball came last.” And yet in spite of all the setbacks and difficulties he’s endured the 26-year-old free agent  chose to come back to the Celtics.  He never really thought about being elsewhere, according to Green’s agent, David Falk.  “It’s been a mutual love affair,” Falk stated.  “They love having him here.  He loves being here.”  “They helped me along my route,” Green expl
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