Jeff Green told the Boston Herald that he thinks Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook sort of overshadowed him and therefore didn’t allow the world to see his full cupboard of talent. And even added an (expletive) for emphasis.
“Yeah, man, you know a lot of people don’t know what I can really do,” he said. “In Oklahoma, I was kind of overshadowed by Kevin (Durant) and the way Russell (Westbrook) picked up, but, excuse my language, I can really (expletive) play. I can really play this game, man.”
So let’s evaluate these comments. Can Jeff Green really (expletive) play? If we’re talking about professional basketball, then I think he might need to take a step back.
Look, Jeff Green’s a really good basketball player. Versatile, skilled, athletic, smart — he’s got a ton of tools. He’s just perpetually caught in between positions. So much that it might put his success and career in the NBA in jeopardy. It’s one thing to be a really good player, but if you don’t have a place on the floor and therefore a role, what value do you have to a team? You have to be able to fill a need and spot. You have to produce. And while that has everything to do with your ability to really (expletive) play, it also kind of has nothing to do with, if you know what I mean. Keep Reading…