Celtics Rumors: Jeff Green’s Return to Boston Is Key to Topping Miami Heat

August 3rd, 2012 by Stephen Babb Leave a reply »
We've known for a while that Jeff Green had agreed upon a deal that would give him another chance with the Boston Celtics, but the subsequent silence could easily have mistakenly suggested something had gone awry.

Not to worry, according to Gary Tanguay:

I hear Jeff Green deal will get done. Team and player are planning on Europe #CelticsTalK#UNOSPORTSTONIGHT

— Gary Tanguay (@Gary_Tanguay) August 2, 2012 That's good news for Celtics fans, and it's bad news for the Miami Heat.

Boston had already made some significant improvements to the roster by acquiring the guard tandem of Jason Terry and Courtney Lee to replace Ray Allen. Though it may have first seemed like the Heat had edged even further ahead of their rivals by stealing Allen away, the new-look Celtics could put that notion to rest.

Bringing versatile forward Jeff Green back into the fold would do so as well.

The 25-year-old only played 26 games with Boston after the Oklahoma City Thunder traded him for center Kendrick Perkins in 2011. He then missed this last season after requiring surgery for an aortic aneurysm.

That in perspect ...

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