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Monday, October 22nd, 2012 at 9:00 am  |  20 responses

Kevin Garnett Thinks Jeff Green is More Aggressive This Season


People in Boston are excited about Jeff Green’s rejuvenated game, and none moreso than teammate Kevin Garnett. KG’s analysis of Green is that he’s much more aggressive this season. Per WEEI: “Following the final Celtics preseason game, C’s coach Doc Rivers called Jeff Green the most impressive player in their eight games against European and NBA competition, and Kevin Garnett offered some insight into why. Green sat at his locker across the room, unbeknownst to Garnett as he explained the difference between this Green and the one who came to Boston for the final 26 games of the 2010-11 season. ‘Jeff’s a lot more aggressive than I can remember, man,’ said Garnett. ‘I can remember when he first got here. Maybe he was just understanding his role or whatever — at times he was tentative.’ [...] ‘But now I think he has a different appreciation,’ Garnett continued. ‘He’s playing like it, man. He’s playing like he knows he’s going to be here. He understands his role, he’s aggressive and we’re going to need that from him. I told him he’s got an old school game like James Worthy. To see him back, to see him refreshed, doing the things he loves to do, it’s good to see him back, so I’m happy for him.’”

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  • Max

    It looks like he improved during his year off.

  • Perry the PlatyPteranodon

    Him, Rondo, Bradley and Sullinger and Melo…. not a bad group of guys to have on your team going forward.

  • shutup

    Are we doing those he’s playing with more heart jokes yet? or is it to soon?

  • Hoops22

    No sh*t

  • Max

    I mean really really improved, Some tought he allready peaked in OKC.

  • Max

    Lol, that’s funny.

  • Caboose

    “Yeah he’s much more aggressive this year. I mean last year, it was almost like he wasn’t even out there. Didn’t play with any heart.”

  • spit hot fiyah

    the celtics’ x-factor

  • Shifty

    Excited about Jeff green this year. He is playing great in the pre season. He looks more comfortable, if he is going to play like this….gosh. I really don’t see the Atlantic Division being anyone else’s except the C’s

  • http://twitter.com/sooperfadeaway nbk

    the most aggressive thing Jeff Green did last season was eat a whole box of heart healthy cheerios in one sitting.

  • http://twitter.com/EricWilliams66 Eric Williams

    he didn’t play at all last season idiot! He was out with a heart condition!

  • http://www.facebook.com/timhwalter Tim Walter

    Uh, Eric, I am pretty sure Caboose’s post was tongue-in-cheek.

  • Caboose

    NO WAY REALLY?!?!

  • retrobat

    Caboose, you win the internet for the day! That was awesome!

  • Anonymous

    idiot he didn’t even play last season. See most of you folks don’t even watch ball smfh, y’all just homers and bandwagoners

  • Caboose

    I’m gonna go out on a limb and guess that you thought This Is Spinal Tap was a documentary of an actual band.

  • http://twitter.com/sooperfadeaway nbk

    Eric, with the most genius observation of evar

  • http://twitter.com/AjpDos Allen Powell

    If this is true the celtics are dangerous.

  • http://www.facebook.com/dino.ferhatovic Dino Ferhatovic

    and lee

  • Datkid

    excellent. I mean they’re still not beating the heat or the nets, or the pacers but it’s good to see him fully healthy

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