Found December 19, 2011 on True Hoop Blog:
PLAYERS: Jeff Green
TEAMS: Boston Celtics
Gary Washburn of The Boston Globe: After the stunning news Saturday that forward Jeff Green would miss the season because of an aortic aneurysm, yesterday the reaction of the Celtics was one of relief that the condition was detected, and gratitude that he will be able to continue his career next season. Players and coaches know how much they will miss Green’s youth, versatility, and talent on the court, but that was secondary. They were far more concerned about the long-term health of the 25-year-old.

C's interested in DeShawn, Posey?

The Celtics will need some depth with Jeff Green out for the season. They may take a look at Al Thornton, DeShawn Stevenson, and James Posey as replacements.

Celtics F Green to miss season after surgery

Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green will have surgery to repair an aortic aneurysm and will miss the entire season, the team announced on Saturday as it traveled to Toronto for its exhibition opener against the Raptors. Green is scheduled for an operation on Monday at the Cleveland Clinic. Doctors have told him the operation ''should completely repair Green's condition...

Fiddlin' & Diddlin' - Daily Links 12/18

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Heart issue ends Celts F Green's season (AP)

Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green will have heart surgery and miss the entire season. The Celtics made the announcement on Saturday. The team says Green should be able to resume his career next year. Celtics president Danny Ainge says the most important thing is Green's health. The surgery is scheduled for Monday at the Cleveland Clinic.

Report: James Posey, Al Thornton Among Potential Replacements for Jeff Green, But Market 'Extremely Thin'

The Celtics have some decisions to make now that Jeff Green will miss the entire 2011-12 season due to an aortic aneurysm that requires heart surgery. The 25-year-old was a key component of the C's bench, and a lot was expected of him in his first full season in Boston this upcoming season. So without the former fifth overall pick, the Celtics may have to look outside the organization...

Jeff Green's Absence a Huge Blow to Celtics, Will Force Doc Rivers to Get Creative

With the unfortunate news that Jeff Green will miss the entire 2011-12 season because of a serious heart condition, it's difficult to ignore the fact that the injury is a major blow to the Celtics. Obviously, Green's health is far and away the most important aspect of the latest development. Any injury is serious, but a heart condition is particularly alarming, and it'...

Jeff Green out for season

TORONTO - The Celtics will suffer for the loss of Jeff Green this season, but those around the club are feeling...

Not a pretty picture in Boston

PBT: Jeff Green being out for the season following heart surgery leaves the Celtics in a bind.

Paul Pierce ruled out for final preseason game

Paul Pierce is apparently still suffering from a right heel injury that first acted up at the beginning of training camp and he won't play in the Celtics' final preseason game against Toronto on Wednesday. Doc Rivers commented on Pierce's injury."I'm concerned," Doc Rivers said on Tuesday. "I'm not concerned long-term, but I am concerned short...

No salary break for Celtics

Because the Celtics are a luxury-tax team, they do not receive salary-cap breaks with Jeff Green’s contract voided, meaning Danny Ainge has only minimum contracts to upgrade the roster.
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