Jeff Green is fresh off finalizing a new contract, believed to be somewhere in the 4-year, $38 million dollar range. We’ve heard bits and pieces about Green as this process has gone along, but now he’s opening up a little more in an interview with Celtics.com.
On what went through his mind after his diagnosis: “So many things. First family, my life… basketball came last… It was tough.”
On how the sense of mortality changed his view on life: “It changed a lot. I view things differently now. I don’t take a lot of things for granted… It was a life changing moment.”
On his recovery process: “It was like starting from scratch. Basically, I felt like I learned how to walk again, run, breathe. Everything… I had to re-learn different functions of my body.”
On the Celtics during this ordeal: “They searched high and low for the best doctor, for the best clinic to go to have the procedure.. everything that I needed to make this procedure easy for myself…