There is a lot of pressure on Jeff Green. The expectations for him this season, after an entire year missed following surgery to repair an aortic aneurysm, are ridiculously high.
To be honest, he hasn’t lived up to them at all so far. That’s a fact. But the many Boston Celtics fans that believe he never will couldn’t be more wrong.
The season is young, and there is plenty of time for Green to find his place on a Celtics squad that he has been a part of, but unable to contribute to, for almost two years. Boston fans are overly anxious for him to break out, after the hype surrounding his arrival and the big contract he signed a few months ago.
It will take time, but Green will live up to that contract. Here are five reasons why.