It appears the narrative about Jeff Green is changing from "When will he take over?" to "Here's why he isn't going to take over."
NBA analyst Ric Bucher put up a post recently saying Green "has everything that Paul Pierce has" except Green is a little weaker, which he makes up for in speed. Bucher wondered, like everyone else with eyes, why Green has never lived up to his talent.
Bucher said he talked to "one of my ol' NBA heads" who gave him a theory for Green:
coming up in the Princeton offense at Georgetown de-clawed him, in a way, because that offense doesn't ask any one player to dominate. It's a fit-in-and-get-along system. Green fit in and got along and he's been doing it ever since.
He then gave his own answer:
I'm also a believer that you are who you are, which would mean Green's natural disposition, not his collegiate system, has made him the player he is.
In 27 games this year, Green is averaging ...