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Jared Sullinger has had an up-and-down first few years in the NBA, but he’s been putting forth a strong effort for the Boston Celtics as of late – earning NBA Eastern Conference Player Of The Week honors for his play last week. In light of Sullinger’s recent successes, Jessica Camerato of Basketball Insiders recently wrote a nice piece on the forward and the tough love he continues to receive from his father, Satch, and how it has helped him on and off the court. In the article, Sullinger reveals that he got some extra motivation from watching the classic Disney animated movie ‘The Lion King:’ Without Satch around, Jared has his own ways of staying focused and remembering the basketball values his father instilled in him. Last season, Jared watched “The Lion King” (a childhood favorite) while rehabbing from his back surgery. He liked the movie’s message of overcoming challenges and drew motivation from it. This time around he is drawing another lesson from the Disney classic, one ab...
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