Found March 28, 2013 on Larry Brown Sports:
A year ago, Jeff Green had life-saving surgery in the city where he hit a game-winning shot for the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. Green led the Celtics to a 93-932 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers with a buzzer-beating layup, and he followed the big shot by embracing Dr. Lars Svensson. Dr. Svensson performed heart surgery on Green at the Cleveland Clinic a little more than a year ago. After the game, Green dedicated the shot to his doctor. “He said ‘Great game,’ and he’s proud of me,” Green said, via the Boston Herald. “Just a year ago and a couple of months I was under that bright light, with him working on me. … It’s a blessing to be here. He’s paying attention to what I’m doing. That was for him, then. That was for Dr. Svensson. “He did a terrific job to get me back to where I am now. I owe a whole lot to him and the Cleveland Clinic. They welcomed me with open arms and I owe them for that. To have a game like this here, in front of my doctor, I think made him proud. I’m
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