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Agent David Falk said Jeff Green is "close" to re-signing with the #celtics but deal is not done yetabout 1 hour ago via Twitter for BlackBerry®ReplyRetweetFavorite@GwashNBAGlobegary washburnJeff Green returning to the Boston Celtics sure sounds like a done deal, even if it’s not technically a done deal. Plus, Danny Ainge says Ray Allen and Brandon Bass are Boston’s next top two targets. (Boston Globe)
“I feel good about Jeff and where he’s at,” said Danny Ainge. “He wants to be back and we want him back … We’re going to enter a contract with him, hopefully by the end of the moratorium.”[On Bass and Allen]: ”Those are the two guys we would like to see back,” said Ainge. “We’re working toward that.”
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To be clear, Danny Ainge spoke as if Jeff Green will almost certainly sign at end of moratorium so essentially he's back with #Celtics.— Scott Souza (@scott_souza) July 2, 2012
Chris Broussard also added:
"His agent, David Falk, told me Boston is the first, second and third option for Jeff Green."
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