Celtics’ Player Back on the Court after Heart Surgery

Jeff Green is proud of his aortic aneurysm repair scar

Just last December, Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green was shocked to learn he had an aortic aneurysm and needed surgery. Today, he proudly bears his heart surgery scar.

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This week, he took to the basketball court for the Boston Celtic’s season opener against Miami marking a major milestone in his recovery. 

Catch this feature in The Boston Globe about his journey through diagnosis, surgery, recovery and being back in the game.

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