Can Celtics count on Jeff Green?

Explosive forward showed promise but needs to sustain it for full season

Updated: May 20, 2013, 11:49 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Jeff Green had just turned a mid-March game against the Miami Heat into his own personal layup line. Despite the sting of Miami's fourth-quarter comeback, the question bouncing around the Boston Celtics' locker room after Green's 43-point outburst was whether this was the spark the up-and-down forward needed to take his game to the next level.

We know the answer now, of course. Green, who had shown increased flashes of what was to come, seemingly used that Miami performance ...

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