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Kevin Durant, LeBron James put on show as Jeff Green remains conspicuously absent from highlights

Posted By Ben Rohrbach On August 31, 2011 @ 10:07 am In General | No Comments

While Kevin Durant [1] and LeBron James [2] stole the show in the much anticipated summer exhibition matchup between the Goodman League and the Melo League, Celtics [3] restricted free agent forward Jeff Green [4] was noticeably missing from any and all Twitter coverage, highlights packages and game stories [5].

Durant scored 59 points in defeat, while James netted 38 points in victory — seemingly all on dunks. Carmelo Anthony chipped in 36 points and Chris Paul [6] tallied 18 points for the Melo All-Stars. To be fair, with so many NBA stars involved, it’s no wonder really that Green’s light shone least.

There are only two reasons we know Green even showed up: 1) He and Durant arrived late [7], delaying the game; and 2) This picture of Anthony cruising to the basket past him …


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[1] Kevin Durant: http://media.weei.com/basketball/kevin-durant.htm

[2] LeBron James: http://media.weei.com/basketball/lebron-james.htm

[3] Celtics: http://media.weei.com/basketball/boston-celtics.htm

[4] Jeff Green: http://media.weei.com/basketball/jeff-green.htm

[5] game stories: http://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/wizards/kevin-durant-puts-on-a-show-with-59-points-but-melo-league-defeats-goodman-league/2011/08/30/gIQAv0AvqJ_story.html

[6] Chris Paul: http://media.weei.com/basketball/chris-paul-new-orleans.htm

[7] He and Durant arrived late: https://twitter.com/#!/MrMichaelLee/status/108686126948167680

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