TITLE

An Up-and-Down Life

AUTHOR(S)
Green, Gerald
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Sports Illustrated;3/20/2006, Vol. 104 Issue 12, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents extracts from the diary of basketball player Gerald Green, a rookie player with the Boston Celtics. Green returned to Boston after playing in the NBA's developmental league, but got into trouble when he flew to Fayetteville on an off day and returned too late for practice in Boston, to the displeasure of coach Doc Rivers. He discusses the mechanics of his life in Boston and reports on a game played between the Celtics and the Phoenix Suns.
ACCESSION #
20069845

 

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