Jeff Green has been playing the basketball of his life. His emergence is one of the few positive signs that the Celtics nation can hold onto going into the Playoffs. How well has he been playing? Steve Bulpett of Boston Herald has an interesting piece of stats:
Green is averaging 21.4 points in his 10 games as a starter, a figure that would make him the Celtics’ overall leader if stretched over the entire season. Pierce is tops with an 18.8 average.
In his last 11 games, Green is averaging 19.3 points and shooting 52.3 percent from the field.
If Jeff Green can sustain this level of play for the postseason, which is quite likely because since he is not doing anything extraordinary except for showing up with more aggressiveness and effort, a healthy Garnett (hello, smokescreen from 2009 and bone spurs from last year), a rested up Pierce, an out-of-slump Bradley along with him could pull some serious surprises. That he has shown he can also use the left lane in the recent games onl...