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Trial 44 Minute Game Tested, Boston Celtics @ Brooklyn Nets

After much speculation on how the shortened game time would effect the game it was finally put to a test yesterday. In Boston, they wanted to see how much the 44 Minute game time would effect not only the playing time of each player but the amount of points scored in games. Players who benefit the most out of the 11 minute quarters are your run of the mill big power forwards, such...
Via Basketball Bicker
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump..Where Sully Played Hard

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “He was good,” said Celtics head coach Brad Stevens. “I want him to play as many minutes as he can right now. It’s good for him. He’s playing well. Hopefully he can continue.” In an interview with Comcast...
Via Red's Army
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jared Sullinger is having some deep thoughts

Jared Sullinger does not want to declare himself a proven 3-point threat — yet. But thanks to preparation that began when Sullinger was a youngster he should not be considered a long shot to establish himself as an effective long-range shooter. “Coach has a lot of confidence in me to take those shots when I’m open,” Sullinger said after practice at Baruch University Saturday...
Via Pro Sports Daily
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Celtics, Nets play guinea pigs; experimental 44-minute game a success

  Jared Sullinger took a glance at the game clock and thought something must be wrong. With fewer than six minutes left in the first quarter, he was still in the game. There was a good reason he hadn't been subbed out yet, though. In an experimental 44-minute preseason game, Sullinger had 21 points and 19 rebounds to help the Boston Celtics beat the Brooklyn Nets 95-90 on Sunday...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Recap: Jared “Lovenger” leads C’s comeback win in Brooklyn

Last week, I wrote this of Jared Sullinger: There was a time this summer that Sullinger was one of the pieces talked about in a trade for Kevin Love. Now he is hoping to become a sort of Love clone. Sullinger prides himself on rebounding, and he is a big fan of shooting the 3-pointer. He’s also shown an ability to back guys down in the post and use his body well to keep from getting...
Via Red's Army
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Rumors: Jared Sullinger has likely cemented his spot in the starting rotation

Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger had another great game on Saturday in a 96-80 loss to the New York Knicks. He scored 15 points and grabbed seven rebounds, adding to his already impressive form in preseason. Because of his stellar form, he has likely cemented his spot in the Celtics' starting rotation.Image by hangdynasty, via Wikimedia CommonsDuring the summer, Sullinger...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Notes: Jared Sullinger Dominates In Celtics’ 106-86 Win Over Knicks

The cards were against the Boston Celtics to start, but they flexed their offensive muscles and blew out the New York Knicks 106-86 in their second preseason game Wednesday. The matchup was the Knicks’ first game of the preseason, so they had the advantage of fresh legs on a roster full of veterans. Boston once again started slow, and they trailed the Knicks at the end of the first...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Sullinger’s ass remains an asset

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump.  When fans see him now, it’s obvious he has lost weight since the end of last season. However, Sullinger’s weight loss hasn’t been enough to where he looks radically different body-wise than he has in the...
Via Red's Army
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Jared Sullinger looks a lot trimmer

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Asked if he’s met his offseason goals to this point, Sullinger said: “Not all the way, but still pushing towards them.” Pressed on whether he’s got a specific weight/conditioning goal for the start of training...
Via Red's Army
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Sully slims down. Will it help? "Only time will tell"

According to ESPN Boston's Chris Forsberg Jared Sullinger slimmed down in recent weeks:"Maybe. I can't tell you everything, but maybe," a trimmer-looking Sullinger offered when asked if he'd dropped any weight this offseason.The eye test seems to suggest a more fit Sullinger, but the coy player only acknowledged that he's in a better place now further removed...
Via Celtics Life
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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