Green nominated for Player of the Week

April, 1, 2013
Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green was nominated for Eastern Conference Player of the Week, but the honor went to New York's J.R. Smith.

For Green, this is his second nomination of the season, tying him for most on the team with Paul Pierce and Rajon Rondo. Kevin Garnett has also been nominated once, but the Celtics have not had a player win the award this year.

While starting four games last week for injured Garnett, Green averaged 23.5 points on 51.5 percent shooting to go along with 6.3 rebounds, 4 assists and 1.3 steals over 38.3 minutes per game. The Celtics went 2-2 in that span.

Green produced a buzzer-beating winner in Cleveland on Wednesday before leading the team in scoring each of its last two games against the Hawks and Knicks (27 points in both outings).

Smith led the Knicks to a 4-0 week, which included two wins over the Celtics. He scored 32 points in New York's lopsided win at TD Garden on Tuesday.

Chris Forsberg

Celtics reporter,



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Jeff Green
16.9 1.7 0.7 34.2
ReboundsJ. Sullinger 8.1
AssistsR. Rondo 9.8
StealsR. Rondo 1.3
BlocksK. Humphries 0.9