Boston Celtics: 3 Areas Where Jeff Green Must Improve

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Boston Celtics: 3 Areas Where Jeff Green Must Improve
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With the impending retirement of Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen, the Boston Celtics are already thinking over ways to sustain their recent success and extend it into the future.

Naturally, they will be looking to add more talent to the roster once the lockout ends, but they will also look to use players already signed and mold them into stars who can handle the pressure and expectations of success created by the Big Three.

One of these already-present players is likely to be Jeff Green.

Arriving in Boston this past February following the trade of Kendrick Perkins and Nate Robinson to the Oklahoma City Thunder, Green spent much of the remainder of the Celtics' 2010-11 campaign on the bench behind a star-studded starting five and an already established bench.

However, he did see some key minutes in both the regular season and the playoffs, and demonstrated that with some practice and extra playing time, he could eventually become a starter at the small forward position once Paul Pierce retires.

With that being said, Jeff Green still needs to work on his game before he's ready to be introduced with the starters at TD Garden any time soon. There are several important things that he'll need to improve.

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