He’s too nice to say it in these words, but this was Green’s ****-you dunk, a giant middle finger extended in the direction of everyone who has called him out for his lethargic play at times this season. Everyone that is, including Green himself.
“It felt great,” he said. “I mean, I have been playing a little lackadaisical as far as the effort before the prior few games or so. It boosted your confidence up and it gets you going a little bit, so it felt good to get that to go down.”
That dunk was all kinds of spectacular. You could see it develop as soon as he caught it.
On the catch…. Millsap’s momentum was going the wrong way.
After one dribble… so much space
After the steps… he isn’t.
Holy ******* he did.
What ensued was an explosion of emotion from everyone that tells you so much about who Jeff Green is and what the Celtics want him to be. Specifically KG.
“I can’t tell you (what he said). Use your imagination,” Green said. “Just say, it was explicit. He said it