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The Celtics told the Truth, the whole Truth and nothing but the Truth against Atlanta.When Kevin Garnett is sitting out, the Celtics need to score a lot of points to win. Despite good individual defenders like Jeff Green, Avery Bradley and (in very limited minutes tonight) Courtney Lee, the team defense takes a massive hit whenever Garnett isn’t on the floor. Rotations get missed, easy layups happen and open 3-pointers are much too common.The good news: Boston’s offense is starting find its rhythm, largely thanks to Jeff Green, and the Celtics scored more than enough to win against Atlanta.We have a lot of positive things to talk about, so let’s get straight into the bullet points.Shavlik Randolph sparked a Twitter explosion the likes of which we haven’t seen since…well, since the last Twitter explosion. Twitter tends to explode a lot. Still, Randolph’s rebounding, particularly on the offensive end, was such a revelation for Celtics’ fans used to seeing the entire team sprint backwa...
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Jeff Green hit a buzzer beater in Cleveland on Wednesday night to lift the Celtics to a 93-92 win, and following the winner he hugged a man who saved his life a little over a year ago. Dr. Lars Svensson was the recipient of a hug, and a well deserved one, as he performed open heart surgery on Jeff last year to mend an aortic aneurysm. Jeff Green spoke after the game to Boston.com...
Entering this season many wondered about the role of Jeff Green! How would he play coming off of heart surgery! Would he get enough starts? Could he play at a high level? Would he fit in with the team? Was he worth that trade a few years ago? Well these past few weeks….Jeff Green seems to have answered all those questions with an exclamation point!
First he scored a whopping 42...
Jeff Green made an improbable layup as time expired Wednesday to give Boston a 93-92 win over Cleveland on the road. It was the kind of euphoric moment kids dream about and was certainly a big moment for Green, as it would any other player.
His Celtics earned a key win late in the season with Playoff races tightening up and it was a great moment for a young player to have the...
Celtics fans have been waiting on Jeff Green's breakout stretch, and we all thought it had started the night he tallied 43 points against the defending champs. Unfortunately, we were sorely mistaken as he followed up a career performance with a mediocre 13 point outing at New Orleans. After that match-up with the Hornets, Green eked out two 10 point nights in both Dallas and...
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Jeff Green hit a buzzer beater in Cleveland on Wednesday night to lift the Celtics to a 93-92 win, and following the winner he hugged a man who saved his life a little over a year ago. Dr. Lars Svensson was the recipient of a hug, and a well deserved one, as he performed open heart surgery on Jeff last year to mend an aortic aneurysm.
A.B. As Boston.com reported...
Dr. Lars Svensson is the reason Jeff Green is still playing NBA basketball, the reason why Green was on the court to hit the game-winner to beat the Cavaliers on Wednesday night. In December 2011, Dr. Svensson performed heart surgery in Cleveland on Green after he was found to have an aortic aneurysm – he missed the entire 2011-12 season. A season later, he’s one of the key...
Call it heartbreaking, heartwarming or heart stopping but, any way you look at Jeff Green's last second buzzer-beater in Quicken Loans Arena, don't call it disheartening.
Green's last second layup to give the Boston Celtics a 93-92 victory on the home floor of the Cleveland Cavaliers was all that more special to the Celtics player because the man responsible for Green...
The Boston Celtics edged out the Cleveland Cavaliers Wednesday night thanks to an amazing layup at the buzzer by Jeff Green. With 2.1 seconds remaining, Jeff Green catches the inbounds pass and penetrates Cleveland’s lackluster defense and lays it in; watch the clock as the ball leaves his hand at .4 seconds remaining. That’s an [...]The post Celtics’ Jeff Green’s Game...
Since shooting 10-15 in his 22 point outburst at Philadelphia on March 5th, Avery Bradley has made just 39 of 121 field goal attempts (32.2% over the last 12 games). He hasn't scored in double figures in 6 games, and is only 2-13 from three in the past 5. Until yesterday he'd gone 3 straight contests without a steal, and back to back games without recording a single assist...
About 14 months ago, Celtics forward Jeff Green wasn’t sure he’d live, let alone play professional basketball again because of a rare heart condition.
The Celtics played the Cavaliers in Cleveland last night, and for Green it was a semi-homecoming considering how much time he spent at the Cleveland Clinic.
Last night Green hit a buzzer beating lay-up, to give the Celtics a 93...
Kevin Garnett is still dealing with the inflammation in his left foot that has caused him to miss the past three games.
In a show much of which was spent lambasting the Bruins and GM Peter Chiarelli for not being able to close a deal, (that’s a whole other topic) Michael Felger decided he needed to poke the Celtics as well, specifically Jeff Green, who hit the game winning shot the night before.
When anyone undergoes heart surgery, it’s a big deal. The issue Jeff Green (and Chris Wilcox) had last...
I think it's safe to say that tonight was the best offensive performance for the Celtics in terms of both points scored and efficiency. In 48 minutes the Cs poured in 118 points and shot blistering percentages of 54 and 48% from the floor and downtown respectively. Unfortunately you can't say the same for their defense. The effort on that end of the floor was poor to say...
The Knicks won their 8th straight game tonight as they beat up the Celtics for the second time in a week by a final score of 108-89. It’s the first time in 9 years that the Knicks won the season series against the Boston Celtics. The Knicks are now 46-26, 20 games over .500 for the first time in 14 years, and they finish this extremely difficult month of March with an impressive...