Jeff Green Close to Agreeing on 4 Year $40 Million Deal With Celtics
A lot of money for a player coming off heart surgery. Green has a lot of potential and the Celtics appear to believe he will live up to that potential.
I am not convinced.
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“I’m confident it’ll get done,” (Green’s agent David) Falk told SI.com of Green’s deal. “I guess (Boston) got (Brandon) Bass’ (contract) done, which is great. Jeff is trying to get a sense of what the team looks like first before he makes a commitment, but I expect he’ll be there and I expect it’ll be done by the 11th (when the free agency moratorium ends and deals can be formalized)….”
A source with knowledge of the talks said Green’s deal may be “in the neighborhood” of four years for $40 million, though the two sides are continuing talks.