Celtics make qualifying offer to Green

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Celtics make qualifying offer to Green

The Celtics have extended a qualifying offer to Jeff Green, making him a restricted free agent. The team will have the opportunity to match any other offers made to the forward from other teams.

Green is 6'9" and averaged 13.3 points, 4.8 rebounds, 1.4 assists, and 32.4 minutes per game last season, playing for the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Celtics. In 26 games with Boston, he shot 48.5 from the field.

The Celtics also announced that they exercised a 201213 option on Avery Bradley's contract.

Bradley returns to Celtics' lineup for Sunday's game vs. Heat

Bradley returns to Celtics' lineup for Sunday's game vs. Heat

BOSTON -- Avery Bradley, whose flu-like symptoms landed him in the hospital and forced him to miss Friday’s game against Phoenix, tells CSNNE.com that he will play tonight.
 
“I didn’t get [out of the hospital] until [Saturday] evening,” Bradley told CSNNE.com. “My stomach still hurts a little bit, but I’m all right. I’ll be good.”
 
The importance of Bradley to this team cannot be overstated.
 
His ability to make a major impact both as a scorer and an elite defender separates him from not only his teammates but from most guards in the NBA.
 
However, his health has been a season-long issue in some form or another, which can be seen in the fact that he has missed 24 games via injury or illness -- more than any other player on the Celtics roster.
 
When he has played, Bradley has delivered on several fronts.
 
He’s averaging 16.9 points per game while averaging 6.2 rebounds per game - both career highs -- which rank second and third, respectively, on the Celtics roster this season.

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