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Jeff Green details open-heart surgery in Players Tribune article

Jeff Green details open-heart surgery in Players Tribune article

The new Cavs forward has also been gifted a pair of Air Jordan XXXI shoes commemorating his surgery. As Jeff Green begins his tenure with the Cleveland Cavaliers, he’s looking back to a moment when his career almost ended. In a Players Tribune article, Green reflected on his open heart surgery that caused him to miss the 2011-2012 season. He was diagnosed with a heart defect after undergoing a physical with the Celtics. From his article: Following a routine NBA physical with the Boston Celtics, I was diagnosed with a dangerous enlargement of the valve to my aorta, the main blood...
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Trending stories: Next superteams, Jeff Green, Rosalyn Gold-Onwude and more

Trending stories: Next superteams, Jeff Green, Rosalyn Gold-Onwude and more

These are the articles the top NBA reporters have been sharing on Twitter the last 24 hours. Enjoy! Q&A with Rosalyn Gold-Onwude: A rising star in the world of basketball – via 2ways10days.com July 31 09:50 AM Ros is a mainstay in the Bay Area but her rise was anything but easy Shares Next NBA superteam? Nine teams to watch – via espn.com July 31 08:28 AM Nine NBA franchises have superteam potential to challenge the Warriors’ juggernaut. Here’s how they might get their superstars. Shares The 2008 Celtics were the first and most fascinating NBA superteam...
Former Orlando Magic forward Jeff Green dishes on his heart surgery

Former Orlando Magic forward Jeff Green dishes on his heart surgery

An enlarged heart valve nearly cost Green his life five years ago. Say what you will about Jeff Green the basketball player—and believe me, Orlando Magic fans have—but there’s no denying he’s a terrific man who’s had to overcome a lot of adversity to get to where he is today. In a piece, entitled “The Scar,” published Monday on The Players’ Tribune, the former Magic forward opened up about his journey to recovery. A physical he received in 2012 revealed an enlarged valve in his heart, one which could have cost him his life had it not been diagnosed. Green discusses how he...

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