Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/25/12
NEW YORK -- Jared Sullinger vividly recalled the last time he played at the Barclays Center. "I didn't do well," the Boston Celtics rookie forward said. "(Coach) Doc (Rivers) was mad at me and pulled me out of the game early and I didn't play again." On Nov. 15, Sullinger played only seven scoreless minutes in the Brooklyn Nets' 102-97 victory.On Christmas Day, Sullinger was more than ready to make up for his rookie mistake a month ago.Sullinger, the Celtics' first-round draft pick out of Ohio State, had his best game as a professional, scoring 16 points and grabbing seven rebounds off the bench in the Celtics' relatively easy 93-76 victory over the Nets. "Jared was sensational," Rivers said after the rookie made 6 of 7 shots from the floor and grabbed all seven rebounds off the defensive backboard. "I saw him tonight and I didn't see a rookie at all. He doesn't get frustrated easily anymore. I think other people around the country saw that Jared could play a little." Sullin...
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