Found June 26, 2012 on
The NBA has granted Boston a 2013 second-round pick from Oklahoma City in a dispute over Jeff Green’s medical condition, sources tell Y!
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) June 26, 2012
Apparently, there had been some behind-the-scenes complaining by Danny Ainge that led to this. I’m not sure about the particulars, but you get the gist of it in that tweet. The Celtics weren’t happy about the discovery of Green’s heart condition, and now that he’s a free agent, it’s possible they may lose him completely (though that’s their own fault. They didn’t have to make him an unrestricted free agent… they did it as a gesture of goodwill). The NBA apparently felt the heart condition warranted further compensation, which means the Celtics will get the 2nd round pick OKC owns from Charlotte.
Of course, some of the more seasoned followers of the Celtics will throw their hands in the air and say “oh NOW the NBA gives us compensation for a player with a heart condition.” When Reggie Lewis
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“Your wit bores me” -Nate in Australia On the heels of that epically cutting insult, Careless Whispers has no choice but to return tonight at 9 eastern. Calvin and Matt will discuss whether or not Celtics fans are really as committed as Lakers fans, LeBron’s legacy and whether or not to amnesty Kobe. Also, Calvin [...]