Roy Hibbert played with Jeff Green for three seasons at Georgetown and the Indiana Pacers' center has faith that Green can be the Boston Celtics' go-to star.

“I just tell him it’s his team, you’re always going to have growing pains,” Hibbert said. “I had growing pains the past couple of years and they have a good GM, a good president, so they’re going to bring good, quality players depending on the cap. He’s a good player. I wish him the best, just not against us.”

Green has gone through struggles this season but is still confident in his ability to lead the Celtics as their go-to guy.

“Yeah, for sure,” Green said recently. “I’m going to always feel like that, no matter what.