Originally posted on Red's Army  |  Last updated 8/23/12
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. The highlights: 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…
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