Originally written on Red's Army  |  Last updated 11/19/14
We’ve argued about Jeff Green’s contract for about two full months now.  We’ve debated his ability, his mental state, and his potential.  Numbers have been tossed around to defend our positions.  But none of that really matters, because the Celtics had virtually no choice but to give Green his four-year, $36+ million contract. The whole things starts with Kevin Garnett and the decision to bring him back.  The Celtics made a conscious decision at that point to go for it once again and try to find complimentary pieces that fit this team while trying to get younger at the same time.  With Garnett in the fold, the Celtics had to try to determine what needs they had. Their problems with bench scoring were addressed with the additions of Courtney Lee and Jason Terry.  Drafting Jared Sullinger gave them a young, solid player who may be ready to contribute this season.  Re-signing Brandon Bass preserved a really good starting five.  Chris Wilcox and Jason Collins give the Celtics a little d...
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  • Jeff Green is not worth that kind of money. He doesn't rebound well for a Power forward, he doesn't defend particularly well and he's not a star. Nice enough guy and happy he's recovered but he's bound for amnesty before this is all over.

    Read Jesse Jaymes NBA blog.
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