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A stress test that was performed on Jeff Green of the Boston Celtics delivered to him the worst, best news of his life. It was the worst news because he will miss the entire NBA season after he undergoes surgery on Jan. 9. It was the best news because having his aortic aneurysm diagnosed means that it can be treated. If Green wasn’t checked out, there is a strong likelihood that...
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With the unfortunate news that Jeff Green will miss the entire 2011-12 season because of a serious heart condition, it's difficult to ignore the fact that the injury is a major blow to the Celtics. Obviously, Green's health is far and away the most important aspect of the latest development. Any injury is serious, but a heart condition is particularly alarming, and it'...
Jeff Green to miss entire season – The Celtics announced Saturday that Green will undergo surgery in January for a heart condition and will miss the entire 2011-2012 season. Green is expected to be able to resume his basketball career next season. This is a major blow to the Celtics, who were counting on Green playing a key role after they were unable to sign David West this offseason...
Paul Pierce is apparently still suffering from a right heel injury that first acted up at the beginning of training camp and he won't play in the Celtics' final preseason game against Toronto on Wednesday. Doc Rivers commented on Pierce's injury."I'm concerned," Doc Rivers said on Tuesday. "I'm not concerned long-term, but I am concerned short...
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I want to start off by saying that upon second review, my Potomac River video could have been a lot better and maybe I did deserve to capsize (great comment). My mom gave me crap for it last night and I completely agree with her. I promise to do better. If anyone is in the DC area and wants to come out on the river and discuss the...
Gary Washburn of The Boston Globe: After the stunning news Saturday that forward Jeff Green would miss the season because of an aortic aneurysm, yesterday the reaction of the Celtics was one of relief that the condition was detected, and gratitude that he will be able to continue his career next season. Players and coaches know how much they will miss Green’s youth, versatility...
With a NBA.com streamed scrimmage already in the books and an exhibition season debut on tap, the Celtics are being thrust head first into what is already a challenging 2012 NBA season. The loss of Jeff Green for the season due to a serious heart ailment is certainly not part of Danny Ainge’s “vision” for [...]
Whicle admitting Jeff Green's condition is a blow to the Celtics, Doc Rivers stressed the positives in the situation.
Because the Celtics are a luxury-tax team, they do not receive salary-cap breaks with Jeff Green’s contract voided, meaning Danny Ainge has only minimum contracts to upgrade the roster.
The Celtics took a calculated a risk last season when they dealt center Kendrick Perkins to Oklahoma City as part of a package that brought Jeff Green to Boston. The deal, however, did not go as planned, as Boston lacked an inside presence down the stretch and in the playoffs while Green will miss the entire 2011-12 season with a heart condition. However, when asked about that trade...