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Celtics’ Jeff Green wearing reserve role well

Jeff Green realizes that patience can be short in Boston, especially when every game is significant and he was considered the Celtics’ major free agent acquisition this season.

While there was an understandable grace period after he underwent surgery to repair an aortic aneurysm, Green slowly has found his way in his role as sparkplug off the bench, volume scorer, and capable 3-point shooter.

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