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On an icy, cold morning here in Boston, not much will be of much solace to C’s fans. But if there’s one thing to be happy about after last night, it was Jeff Green’s breakout performance. Starting in place of an injured Kevin Garnett, Green put up 43 points in Boston’s 105-103 loss to Miami. Chris Forsberg writes:
The Georgetown student section used to serenade his mother with adoring chants of “Jeff Green’s mom!” but the Boston Celtics forward cannot remember a single time in his basketball career when the crowd actually chanted for him. That changed on Monday night when a not particularly creative, but nonetheless affectionate cry of Green’s name reverberated inside TD Garden. Starting in place of an ailing Kevin Garnett (flu, adductor strain), Green erupted for a career-high 43 points on 14-of-21 shooting in a 105-10