Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 8/7/13
After speaking with Jared Sullinger yesterday, the Boston Globe's Gary Washburn reports that Sullinger is "pain free, although with soreness."  The Celtics second year power forward had lumbar disc surgery on his back on February 1st, and it's been a long road to recovery.  He spent time bedridden watching the Lion King, cleaning out his closet, and working a shift at Taco Bell; but now is ready to get back on the court.  Here's what Sullinger had to say: "I’m taking it as slow as possible because today is another day to get healthy. It’s a slow process but I’m good, getting back into it. I’ve been ready [for training camp], just give me about two more months to be a little smaller. I’ve been cleared to play. I’ve been cleared to have contact so I will be ready by Sept. 30. I’ve never had an injury like this in my life and it’s pretty cool that I get to go through a little more adversity than I already have, I find it fun. The first problem I had was the first day of contact and how sore
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