Found March 16, 2013 on CLNS Radio:
[caption id="attachment_58553" align="aligncenter" width="583"] With Kevin Garnett still providing elite defense, and the possibilities of Avery Bradley and Jeff Green being in the Boston Celtics lineup this time around -- Dr. Andre Snellings feels that these Celtics can take down the Miami Heat in a playoff series (photo credit: bostonherald.com)[/caption] Avery Bradley and Jeff Green Could be Difference Makers for the Boston Celtics in a Matchup with the Miami Heat   On June 5th, 2012 the Boston Celtics pulled out a huge Game 5 win over the Miami Heat to go up three games to two in the Eastern Conference Finals. While I felt like I was living and dying with each bounce of the ball in that game, there were two people who were watching even closer than I was. I remember following the Twitter conversation between Jeff Green (@UncleJeffGreen) and Avery Bradley (@Avery_Bradley.) They were discussing how hard it was to have to watch without being able to co...
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