Found June 26, 2012 on Larry Brown Sports:
Less than a year ago, we were talking about Jared Sullinger as a potential lottery pick in the NBA draft. In fact, many were surprised when he chose to return to Ohio State for his sophomore season, believing that the power forward would have likely be a top-five pick. In what seems like the blink of an eye, Sullinger has gone from top prospect to not valued highly enough for a spot in the green room. According to ESPN.com, NBA executive vice president Stu Jackson said the league has decided to not invite Sullinger to the draft based on reports that he will not be selected within the first 15 picks. Jackson said at the moment “he is more likely to go in the teens or 20s.” This news, of course, comes only a week after a number of NBA team doctors told their front office workers that back issues will likely shorten Sullinger’s career. Jared’s father and high school coach, Satch Sullinger, confirmed that the family has not been invited and will instead watch the draft from a restaurant...
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