Green held to high standard
Which is why eyebrows shot skyward a bit when Stevens was asked Thursday to critique what he's seen from Jeff Green.
"Jeff has had his ups and downs," started Stevens.
Ups and downs?! That's about as scathing as it gets this time of year. When reporters relayed this bit of info to Green, even he feigned a bit of shock.
"Me!? Ah, dammit," he playfully sighed.
This is simply your classic case of heightened expectations. Last week we told you about how Green has a gigantic target on his back this season and, especially early in the season while Rajon Rondo is finishing his rehab, Green is supremely important to Boston's ability to keep its head above water.
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