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Ainge took Sullinger knowing the forward had chronic back trouble and eventually would need surgery. The Celtics boss probably believes more than ever that Sullinger’s value was worth the risk.
Bradley, who sprained his left ankle during a 2010 pre-draft workout with the Thunder, had surgery before even reaching his rookie season. Though subsequent double shoulder surgery added to Bradley’s reputation as a player whose hard-boiled style produces injuries, Ainge is pleased with the risk he took.
“We also got some great years out of Leon (Powe),” Ainge said yesterday of his 2006 second-round pick, who had two reconstructive knee surgeries by draft night.
Herald – Ainge not afraid to take injury risks
There is so much luck in drafting players, it’s scary. Not only do you have to project talent, but you have to identify a ...