Jeff Green RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jeff Green on criticism of his inconsistency: ‘I don’t give a (expletive). It don’t bother me’

    Pro Basketball Talk "Jeff Green scored 39 points Sunday, making him one of just nine players to score that much multiple times this season. The other eight – Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony, Kyrie Irving, LeBron James, Kevin Love, James Harden, Stephen Curry and Blake Griffin – were all All-Stars. But in the game..." March 21

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  • Celtics want first-round picks for Rajon Rondo and Jeff Green

    Fansided "The Boston Celtics are looking to possibly make a move at the deadline, and that has a lot of people discussing the recent price tag put on Rajon Rondo. Before this week, all the trade talks about Rondo were rumors but after placing a price tag on the guard, things have heated up. According to..." February 19

  • Celtics GM Ainge wants first rounders for Green, Bradley

    CBSSports.com "On Boston sports radio Wednesday, SI.com reported that Celtics GM Danny Ainge wants a king's ransom for his players in trade offers, including asking for first-round picks in exchange for Jeff Green and Avery Bradley. From WEEI: ”??I've had conversations with a couple of different general..." February 12

  • Hawks interested in trade for Jeff Green

    CBSSports.com "The New York Daily News reported Sunday that the Atlanta Hawks are interested in Celtics foward Jeff Green, and would have to include at least forward DeMarre Carroll in return.. This is a fascinating idea. GM Danny Ferry has signaled that he's reluctant to add long-term salary. Green has $18.4..." February 10

  • Celtics’ Jeff Green searching for consistency

    Boston Globe "Off the top of his head, Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge guessed that maybe 20 players have scored 36 or more points in a game at least twice this season. He was close. There have been 18. One is Celtics forward Jeff Green, who accomplished the feat within a span of..." February 07

  • Celtics looking for ways to break Jeff Green out of slump

    MassLive.com "On multiple occasions this season, including once after Tuesday’s practice, Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens has said he needs to put small forward Jeff Green in more advantageous situations. Essentially, Stevens was taking some of the blame for Green’s shooting slump, which, despite some..." February 04

  • Report: Celtics want to trade Jeff Green, extend Rondo

    CBSSports.com "Sam Smith of Bulls.com reports that the Celtics could be looking to keep, and even extend Rajon Rondo, and could instead look to move forward Jeff Green. It sounds more and more like with Rajon Rondo's return and a ceremonial bestowing of captaincy the Celtics plan to keep Rondo and try to get..." January 21

  • Jeff Green, Brandon Bass dismiss emotional squabble

    Boston Herald "One day after their brief bench squabble was caught on camera during the Celtics’ loss to Atlanta Tuesday afternoon, Jeff Green and Brandon Bass both followed the natural course and downplayed the incident. The situation, which came after both players were pulled from the game in the third..." January 02

  • Disagreement between Green, Bass?

    ESPN.com "Celtics forwards Jeff Green and Brandon Bass appeared to exchange words on the Boston bench in the third quarter of Tuesday's 92-91 loss to the Atlanta Hawks at TD Garden. Broadcast video appears to show teammates and assistant coach Jay Larranaga trying to defuse the dust-up. Asked after the..." January 01

  • Green looks for more consistency on defense

    CSN New England "Detroit's Josh Smith has been on a scoring tear of late for the Detroit Pistons. So, it only made sense for the Pistons to try and get him going early against the Celtics. He tried to back Jeff Green down into the post in the game's early moments. That didn't work. Smith later tried to..." December 19

  • Roy Hibbert Reinforces To Jeff Green: Celtics Are His Team

    Real GM Basketball "Roy Hibbert played with Jeff Green for three seasons at Georgetown and the Indiana Pacers' center has faith that Green can be the Boston Celtics' go-to star. “I just tell him it’s his team, you’re always going to have growing pains,” Hibbert said. “I had growing pains the past couple of years..." November 23

  • Jeff Green continues pressuring himself, says goal is to average 20 points

    MassLive.com "Outsiders have always demanded more out of Jeff Green, and recently the Boston Celtics small forward has made a habit of doing so himself. “I’m aiming to average 30 points, seven (rebounds) and five (assists). No, realistically probably 20 points and up,” he said, fingering a goal significantly..." October 30

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    Green on his role: "I'm still floating between playing the 2 3 and 4. It's a rare opportunity to be able to play multiple positions."

  • Jeff Green has new role

    Boston Herald "It was clear from the moment the Celtics traded Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett that Jeff Green’s role would be changing. Yesterday he seemed to believe said role was that of basketball court jester. As the club went through its media day paces Green photobombed his teammates. He danced in their..." October 01

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    #Celtics guard Courtney Lee on Jeff Green: He's going to have a target on his back this year ... I think he's ready for it.

  • Celtics Jeff Green Is Poised For A Breakthrough Season

    Hardwood Houdini "When Kevin Garnett started to miss time due to a slew of injuries and illnesses last season reserve forward Jeff Green was thrust into the starting lineup. The production of the fifth year player out of Georgetown University throughout the rest of the team’s 2012-2013 campaign was encouraging..." August 01

  • Jeff Green well primed to step up for Celtics

    Boston Herald "Jeff Green was often at his best last season without Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce on the floor. Those were times when the Celtics forward couldn’t give into his natural inclination to defer or depend on his more celebrated teammates. Well, Green knew the parameters were going to change. Not to..." July 10

  • Jeff Green: 'I'm not angry' at Doc

    ESPN Boston "There may be some Celtics players who are upset with Doc Rivers for leaving Boston for greener NBA pastures in Los Angeles, but do not count forward Jeff Green among them. Green said Monday that he has “absolutely no animosity” toward Rivers for wriggling out of his contract and signing an..." June 24

  • Jeff Green is Boston Celtics’ ‘Iron Man’ in his first season since heart surgery

    Washington Post "When Jeff Green’s name is announced with the Boston Celtics’ starters at TD Garden, he shoots from his seat and slaps five through two lines of teammates until he reaches Jason Terry. At that point, Green presses his fists against his sternum and pulls them apart, pantomiming tearing open his..." April 28

  • Jeff Green hardly satisfied

    Boston Herald "The chorus had long since quieted. The baritone bleatings regarding the acquisition of Jeff Green, complete with the “We miss Perk” interlude from the backup singers, had faded to barely audible. Maybe it was when Green dropped 31 points in Phoenix or when he threw in 43 against Miami or shot..." April 23

  • Knicks ‘D’ forces Green to crumble after red-hot half

    New York Post "For 24 minutes, it looked like Larry Bird, Kevin McHale and Robert Parish had walked through the door for the Celtics. The trio apparently came back disguised as Jeff Green who had 20 points by halftime. Then in the second half, it looked like the Celtics had Eric Montross, Jerome Moiso and..." April 21

  • Jeff Green will be key to a deep postseason run

    CSN New England "As Carmelo Anthony led Syracuse University on an unexpected journey through the NCAA Tournament towards the school's lone national championship in 2003, Jeff Green was among those paying attention. In high school at the time, Green saw the same thing most NBA fans see on a nightly basis from..." April 16

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    #Celtics coach Doc Rivers said Kevin Garnett (ankle), Paul Pierce (ankle) and Jeff Green (elbow) WILL play vs. #Magic.

  • Green's elbow OK, expects to face Magic

    CSN New England "Whenever any member of the Boston Celtics comes up limping, holding a limb or heads to the bench visibly in pain, it's reason to be concerned. Fortunately for the C's, the left elbow injury suffered by Jeff Green in Boston's 109-101 loss at Miami doesn't appear to be an injury that will..." April 13

  • In Jeff Green’s corner

    Boston Herald "If, as Doc Rivers supposed last week, the basketball world is filled with people pulling for Jeff Green, then the sentimental epicenter is the men’s basketball office at Georgetown University. When John Thompson III hears stories of the Celtics forward’s blossoming comeback after a return from..." April 07

  • Lawrence Frank big fan of Jeff Green

    Boston Herald "Lawrence Frank was happy. Lawrence Frank was angry. At the same time. The Pistons coach had just watched Jeff Green torch his club, scoring 11 straight Celtics points in the fourth quarter on the way to his 34, and while Frank couldn’t shake the feeling he’d just lost a very winnable game,..." April 04

  • Jeff Green dedicates win to Cleveland Clinic doctor

    Boston Herald "There may be no person outside of Cleveland who understands the specialness of the city more than Jeff Green. The Celtics forward’s life and career was revived by heart surgery at the Cleveland Clinic roughly 14 months ago. He can’t think of a tribute more fitting than scoring the game-winning..." March 28

  • Danny Ainge: 'Unfair' to expect Jeff Green to be next Paul Pierce

    Boston Globe "A day after Jeff Green scored a career-high 43 points in a 105-103 loss to the Miami Heat, Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge defended Green's consistency and development during an appearance on the "Felger and Massarotti" show on 98.5 The Sports Hub. "I don't expect Jeff to..." March 20

  • Celtics can build around Jeff Green and Avery Bradley

    Boston Globe "It's difficult to write a Jeff Green story without mentioning Kendrick Perkins, so let's get that out of the way first. Green's 43-point performance vs. Miami Monday night was no more an anomaly than a trend. It wasn't an affirmation of the deal that sent Perkins to Oklahoma City. Danny Ainge was..." March 19

  • Tough return to OKC for Celtics' Green

    CSN New England "Before and after Sunday's game against Oklahoma City, there were plenty of hugs, handshakes and high-fiving to to go around for Jeff Green. It was what happened in between - you know, the game itself - that indeed ruined this homecoming of sorts for Green who was among the many Celtics who..." March 11

  • For C’s, play’s the thing Celts go Green

    Boston Herald "Kevin Garnett’s bullet pass was high, so Jeff Green pulled the ball in, ducked under the basket, and put it off the glass as Indiana’s weak side help arrived too late. The Celtics had used up all but five-tenths of a second in the last 23 seconds of an 83-81 win over the Indiana Pacers last..." March 07

  • Green brings spark

    Boston Herald "Sometimes it may seem that all Jeff Green needs is a little jolt or, in the case of last night, a fall to the floor that bruises his elbow and raises his game. It also raised the normally quiet forward’s humor. Green, who was whistled for a charge on the play, returned from a brief trainer’s exam..." March 02

  • Celtics' Jeff Green inspires after having heart surgery

    Denver Post "Sometimes, just needing knee surgery can end a guy's career. Jeff Green needed heart surgery. And there he was this past week in Denver, Green in green, pouring in 20 points for the Boston Celtics. This guy is an inspiration, redefining the sports cliché of having a strong heart. The fact..." February 24

  • Jeff Green Commemorates One-Year Anniversary of Heart Surgery With Explosive, Emotional Performance

    NESN "Jeff Green remembers his first steps. He remembers the pain of those few tentative steps, then how out of breath he was when he finally cracked the imposing 10-step barrier. Every moment and milestone of his recovery is seared into his brain as part of what he calls the "wonderful journey" that he..." January 10

  • Jeff Green: Color by Numbers

    Celtics Blog "The perception is that Green has been "passive" too often. His contract value and on-court demeanor have fueled the notion that he isn't performing his role as he should. I believe the more pertinent question is whether a player is capable of playing with more consistency given the role that Jeff..." January 09

  • Celts mashed in Mich.

    Boston Herald "A little more than four minutes remained last night when Doc Rivers turned to the scorer's table with a wide-eyed, "will you get a load of this?" look. Those who had been watching the Detroit Pistons stumble out to a 1-9 start this season — and, judging from the attendance here, there haven't..." November 19

  • The Real Jeff Green Stands Up... and Throws It Down

    Celtics Blog "Jared Sullinger packed up his things, turned to Jeff Green and said, "Congratulations for making No. 1." That, of course, meant making the No. 1 highlight on ESPN's SportsCenter Top Plays, a staple in the network's recap of the day's sporting events. Whether it's No. 1 or No. 10, it'll be..." November 15

  • Jeff Green puts stock in KG's commentary

    Boston Herald "Jeff Green is still a nice guy, but he's vowing to listen to Kevin Garnett's request that he be more of a jerk when it comes to basketball. KG, who last night passed Allen Iverson for 17th place on the NBA's all-time scoring list, liked what he saw from Green in Saturday's win in Milwaukee, and..." November 13

  • Green finally asserts himself

    Boston Herald "The Celtics welcomed Jeff Green to the 2012-13 regular season with open arms last night. His mates were more than pleased to see him make his mark with 12 points and several pounds of assertiveness. Coming off a year lost to heart surgery, Green has stepped gingerly after a strong preseason...." November 11

  • Is Jeff Green Really A Rising Star? Time Will Tell...

    Celtics Blog "There are two different Jeff Greens. For simplicity's sake, let's call them "Bad Jeff" and "Good Jeff." They have two very distinct personas, as perceived by two very distinct groups of people around the NBA. Bad Jeff is the guy who didn't pan out. He was the Big East Player of the Year at..." October 24

  • Green showing strong heart

    Boston Herald "The Celtics [team stats] got pretty much everything they came for in their erstwhile home away from home last night, even while absorbing a 98-95 preseason overtime loss to the Knicks. Asked what he learned in the Celts' third exhibition and first against an NBA opponent, Doc Rivers said, "That..." October 14

  • Green sight for sore eyes

    Boston Herald "The wonders of Istanbul beckon, and Jeff Green is sure that he'll spend time gazing up at the heavenly dome of Aya Sophia and maybe even the radiant tiles of The Blue Mosque. But the Celtics [team stats] forward isn't too concerned, because it's not basketball. For a player trying to finally..." October 04

  • Anderson deal with Hornets can work where Green's may not with Celtics

    SI.com "Days before the draft, the Hornets opened up about $7 million of additional cap space when they sent Emeka Okafor and Trevor Ariza to Washington for Rashard Lewis' partially guaranteed expiring contract (since bought out). And though the trade didn't quite open up enough room for a max-level free..." July 09

  • Green's heart still with C's

    Boston Herald "He's been largely out of sight, but Jeff Green hasn't been out of the Celtics' mind — and the affection has been returned. So tomorrow, the two sides will officially begin the task of getting Green back in green. The key acquisition in the 2011 Kendrick Perkins trade played 26 games that..." June 30

  • Celtics feeling grateful about Green

    Boston Globe "After the stunning news Saturday that forward Jeff Green would miss the season because of an aortic aneurysm, yesterday the reaction of the Celtics was one of relief that the condition was detected, and gratitude that he will be able to continue his career next season. Players and coaches know..." December 19

  • Not easy being Green

    Boston Herald "For at least one night, Marquis Daniels was playing for four. Jeff Green is out for the season. Paul Pierce (heel) and Sasha Pavlovic (sprained wrist) didn't make the trip for yesterday's exhibition opener against the Toronto Raptors. That left the player whom coach Doc Rivers calls Lazarus..." December 19

  • Green absence a concern

    Boston Globe "The Celtics were nearly a full squad yesterday as training camp kicked into the next gear, yet the absence of Jeff Green caused more concern than just a normal day-to-day injury. Team doctors noticed something during Green's physical and he is undergoing more tests for an undisclosed medical..." December 13

  • Jeff Green looks forward to more time with Celtics

    Boston Herald "It was virtually a no-win situation for Jeff Green. The 24-year-old left a tight-knit, youthful core in Oklahoma City to come to Boston in a trade for the beloved Kendrick Perkins. Green had to try to fit in on the fly with a group of veterans with established roles. The adjustment from..." May 13

  • Green earns points for all-around effort

    Boston Herald "The squeakiest of wheels at Celtics games often can be misguided in their "I don't care if I embarrass my family" pronouncements that are heard above the rest. But the larger group is aware and generally right on target. So it was that an audible groan flowed down from the Garden stands in the..." May 09

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