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“I know the crowd is going to be amazing, Green said before the game. “I’ve played here early in my career and it was great. So I’m looking forward to being part of it on the good side this time.”

Celtics coach Doc Rivers said he is eager to get his team together in practice so he can get the new players familiar with the system.

“Since we’re adding all these guys, the sooner we do it and put them all together, the better,” Rivers said. “We’re in the building phase, which we didn’t think we would be in at this point in the year, but we are.”