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Sherrod Blakely checks in with an update
One thing is clear: Whatever is condition is, it's something that the team is taking extremely serious.That's why the C's are getting a second opinion on his undisclosed health issue, which has prevented him from taking the floor with the team.Coach Doc Rivers said that Green and Danny Ainge, Boston's president of basketball operations, went to see "another set of doctors" today.Rivers declined to say where the two went, but did say he anticipates finding out today whether or not he'll have Green at the start of the season.
The announcement could come around the Celtics open scrimmage tonight for season ticket holders. It's obvious we're not going to have Jeff Green around to start the season, the only question right now (and this is pure speculation) is how much time he'll miss.
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We're all still waiting for official word on Jeff Green, but you don't wait this long in silence and secrecy for something that's no big deal. And according to the Herald's Steve Bulpett, this is pretty serious.
Green has been held out of practices since problems showed up on his physical last week. The 25-year-old has said the trouble was detected during a...
Jeff Green may need a procedure, and he might be out for a while, and it probably won’t affect him in the long-term, but the Celtics are concerned it might affect him in the long-term, and really, nobody knows for sure. (Boston Herald)The 25-year-old has said the trouble was detected during a stress test, which would likely indicate a heart issue, but he has not expanded on the...
Via the Boston Herald:Jeff Green is apparently still waiting for a sign from the Celtics medical staff before he starts practicing with his team.The Celtics forward, whose physical revealed unspecified problems that Green writes off to fatigue, watched today’s practice from the sideline – a location he has occupied since signing a one-year contract with the Celtics last Saturday...
Jeff Green missed another practice today. According to the Globe's Gary Washburn, Doc Rivers believes the situation is a big concern.
It didn't appear to be a big deal yesterday when Green said that he does not have a heart condition and speculated fatigue was to blame. Danny Ainge said the Celtics were just being overly cautious.
Could it be mono?
Twitter / @SherrodbCSN: #Celtics Jeff Green not cl …Let’s hope he’s okay.
Forward Jeff Green had successful surgery Monday at the Cleveland Clinic to repair an aeortic aneurysm, discovered by the Celtics medical staff during a routine entrance physical in December.
Coach Doc Rivers received the news following practice on Monday from team president Danny Ainge.
''Surgery went well,'' Rivers said. ''They're saying it went great...
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Our thoughts and prayers go out to Jeff Green and his family as it has been reported the early detection of his condition may have very well saved his life. The loss of Green for the season is a blow the Celtics could not have prepared for especially in this fashion.
While they may not have been prepared, there is no choice but to adjust and attempt to amend the situation.
Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green will miss the entire 2011-12
season after doctors discovered an aortic aneurysm that requires
BOSTON (AP) -- Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green will have heart surgery and miss the entire season.
The Boston Celtics announced Saturday that forward Jeff Green will undergo surgery next month and will miss the entire season.
The more the Celtics brass declines to answer questions about Jeff Green’s medical issues directly, the worse the issues seem. (ESPN Boston)“Usually you pass your physical by now,” admitted Rivers. “Listen, I’ll give you guys more tomorrow for sure. But I’ve been around long enough to know that if you haven’t passed your physical yet, then there’s something going...
I fell for it. Again.
I don't know how this happened. I don't know why I wasn't more cautious. I'll blame the lockout hangover for this one.
I believed the Celtics and took their injury explanation for Jeff Green at face value.
I know. Stupid, stupid, stupid. I actually believed Danny Ainge when he said that it was pretty much nothing and that Green would be...
Doc Rivers and Danny Ainge did not offer info on Jeff Green's mystery ailment, but had a pessimistic outlook.