Jeff Green out for season with aortic aneurysm

Jeff Green out for season with aortic aneurysm: Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green received health diagnosis briefly earlier begin of the 2011-2012 NBA seasons that he had an aortic aneurysm. The 25-year-forward will undergo surgery on Jan nine and will miss the full season. While we’re saddened that Jeff won’t be able to play this season, the most significant thing is his wellness, and we were fortunate to have access to an awning team of specialists to evaluate Jeff’s case,” told Celtics President of basketball game Operations Danny Ainge in a argument released by the team. “The entire Celtics family supports Jeff during this hard time in his career.” Green joined the Celtics via trade final season later playing the 1st 3 seasons of his career with the Seattle Supersonics and Oklahoma City Thunder.

The Georgetown product has career averages of 13.9 points per game and 5.5 rebounds. Prior to the physical that revealed his heart condition, Green had agreed to a one-year contract with the Celtics. Agreeing to the Boston Herald, the contract will be voided because Green was unable to pass the physical.