Originally posted on CLNS Radio  |  Last updated 3/20/13
[caption id="attachment_58828" align="aligncenter" width="460"] Was Jeff Green's big game against the Miami Heat his coming out party? (photo credit: boston.com)[/caption] What Will Jeff Green Be Able to Give the Boston Celtics From Here on Out?   Jeff Green is 26 years old. He was drafted nearly six years ago, in July of 2007. Green is discussed as a key figure, a foundational piece along with Rajon Rondo and Avery Bradley, for the post-KG-Pierce Boston Celtics. He is regarded in this way more for his potential than for the player he is today or the player he has been in his nearly five full NBA seasons. This is noteworthy in a league in which conventional wisdom suggests an NBA player is who he is going to be by the time he reaches 24. There are a variety of reasons Green may be a worthy exception to that rule. Perhaps most obviously, Green missed an entire season after undergoing major heart surgery to repair an aortic aneurysm. But Green may also be getting a longer leash than most
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