Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 11/6/12
Kevin Garnett says Jared Sullinger reminds him of Kendrick Perkins when it comes to basketball IQ and unselfishness. — Boston Celtics (@celtics) November 6, 2012 Obviously a pretty big compliment by the Big Ticket. KG has been searching for a partner in crime down low since Perkins was traded. Shaq couldn't get back on the court due to his foot. J.O. needed to be wrapped in bubble wrap. Krstic just didn't have the ability. Unselfishness and Big Baby were oxymorons. Hollins didn't have the basketball IQ. I won't even get into the long list of Timberwolves big men that KG suffered next to. Now along comes Jared Sullinger. A guy who was supposed to be a high lottery pick. His only knocks are his body, athleticism, and a red flag on his back. Well his back seems fine and basketball IQ often outweighs (no pun intended) shape and athleticism. I really like that Doc has given Sullinger the starting job. I feel like he did so with the blessing of KG. This is similar to last year when R...
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