Jeff Green's happy anniversary

One year after major heart surgery, Celtics forward explodes vs. Suns

Updated: January 10, 2013, 9:26 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- His teammates call him Iron Man, and after a pair of Garden-rumbling second-quarter dunks, Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green did his signature rip-open-the-chest celebration as the Phoenix Suns scrambled for a timeout.

One year ago, Green didn't feel nearly as invincible as he lay in a hospital bed at the Cleveland Clinic, having just undergone major heart surgery to repair the aortic aneurysm that ended his 2011-12 season before it even began.

Green didn't know exactly ...

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