Celts Feel Lucky to Get Sullinger

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Jared Sullinger made a strong first impression on Doc Rivers and it hasn’t changed.

Rivers first saw Sullinger, who was one of the top high-school recruits in the class of 2010, dominate an AAU game against his son Austin’s team four years ago. Sullinger then went on to earn All-American honors in two seasons at Ohio State.

Rivers never thought he’d get the chance to coach Sullinger, but concerns about bulging discs in his back caused the 6-foot-9, 268-pound power forward’s stock to plummet. Once a top-10 lock, Sullinger dropped to the Celtics [Read Full Article »