Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 10/1/12
Of all the players on the Celtics roster it is probably hardest to get a feel for Jeff Green. After arriving in Boston at the trade deadline in 2011 Green played 26 inconsistent games for the C’s, struggling to adapt on the fly before Boston bowed out in the second round of the playoffs to Miami. Green, a restricted free-agent at the time, re-upped with Boston on a one year $9 million deal in the offseason only to be informed shortly after that he would have to miss the entire 2012 season due to an aortic aneurysm. Green was an unrestricted free-agent this summer but reportedly never seriously considered any team other than Boston, and officially signed a four year $36.2 million contract in late August. The Celtics were obviously eager to retain Green as his talent level is enormous, however given his injury history and limited experience in Boston’s system, trying to form a set of reasonable expectations for Green this season is extremely difficult. Green has a lot of critics, prob...
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