Green hopes this is start of something

New addition battles through opening-night jitters in his Celtics debut

Updated: February 27, 2011, 2:28 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

LOS ANGELES -- It had been a while since Jeff Green had these sort of butterflies. Maybe as far back as when he first slid on a Celtics cap on draft night in 2007. But, in a career that's detoured through Seattle and Oklahoma City over the past four years, Green came home Saturday night, slipping on the Boston jersey he never got to wear that first time around.

Green, dealt to the Sonics in a draft-night trade that brought Ray Allen to Boston and laid the foundation for both the assembly of ...

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