Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 10/19/12
CSNNE When asked whether he likes Sullinger with the starters, Rivers said, "I do. I don't know if that's the way I'm going to go, but I do like that. Rivers added, "and I like Brandon with the second unit because he gives us another scorer, a guy who can play." The evolution of Sullinger from the disappointment of draft night into a potential starter for a title contender as a rookie, speaks volumes about how he has taken all the criticism and questions about his health and responded with the only thing he can to silence them - play great basketball. "He still has a lot of work, but he does a lot of good things," Rivers said. "He has a veteran mind; does not play like a young guy, except he makes rookie fouls, he does things. But he's just a good spirit. It's good to have him in the locker room." Some people might not like it, but I think its a near lock that Sullinger starts for the Celtics in his rookie year. Honestly, I'm all in favor of this happening. Brandon Bass came in as a
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