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Ainge says he doesn’t expect Green to be the next Paul Pierce

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 have games like that every night, obviously,” said Ainge. “Jeff has been playing very good basketball over the last 25 games.

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