For those wondering whether Jeff Green would stay in the starting line-up following the return of Kevin Garnett - wonder no more.
From Celtics practice today, via Gary Washburn.
Doc says Jeff Green is a permanent starter. “I think he’s earned that,” Rivers said. Green could start at various positions #celtics
— gary washburn (@GwashNBAGlobe) April 4, 2013
Green has been one of the best players in basketball over his last ten games, averaging 21.6 points, 5.5 rebounds, 3.2 assists, 1.5 blocks and 1 steal per game while shooting 55% from the field and 53% from three point range. Considering he found himself as a starter in eight of those games - it's nearly impossible to justify Courtney Lee or Brandon Bass starting over him.
Considering Doc's post-game comments last night, it appears he wants to shift Paul Pierce to the 2-guard spot and plug in Green at the 3, opposed to one of the two playing the power forward position. Considering how much of a ball handling/distrib...