I ONCE CUT MY ARM,
AND THE NBA DRIBBLED OUT
2012-2013 REGULAR SEASON
2011-2012 REGULAR SEASON
(these aren't all basketball specific)
Green has been a subject of some derision in New England for the 4-year $36 million contract he signed last August after having open-heart surgery. Celtics fans were pretty ticked off that Boston had signed him after such an intense amount of cutting for a pretty important bodily organ.
The game-winner against Cleveland was a little more special that just a much needed respite from the Celtics’ recent 5-game losing streak. The man who performed the surgery on Green, Dr. Lars Svensson, was actually in attendance at the Garden.
“Just a year ago and a couple months, I was under that bright light with him working on me. […]
It’s a blessing to be here.
That was for him.”
After the game, the two men embraced.
It got a little dusty as I was reading that Globe article. If you’re not rooting for Jeff Green, I don’t know what to tell yuh.