The Celtics announced today that Jeff Green has been diagnosed with an aortic aneurysm, and will miss the 2011-2012 season. He is expected to make a full recovery and is expect to be ready to play next season.
Here’s some reaction to the news:
What Green’s loss means to C’s – Chris Forsberg, ESPN Boston.
JEFF GREEN WILL MISS THE 2011-12 SEASON – Paul Flannery, WEEI.com
Green to have surgery for aortic aneurysm; out for year – A. Sherrod Blakely, CSNNE.com
Jeff Green will miss entire season – Gary Washburn, Boston Globe.
ESPN’s Ric Bucher adds some thoughts on what the Celtics will do with Green’s contract:
Lots of questions about Green's contract being voided. Educated guess: never passed physical, so contract never was officially processed. about 1 hour ago via webReplyRetweetFavorite @RicBucher Ric Bucher
Source gives 2nd reason for voiding deal: Celtics retain him as RFA. If contract stands, costs Boston $9m and he's UFA next summer. 44 minutes ago via webReplyRetweetF...