Can Jared Sullinger Shed the Doubters, and the Weight?

Jared Sullinger #7 of the Boston Celtics drives to the basket against Al Horford #15 of the Atlanta Hawks during the game on February 11, 2015 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) High expectations have followed Jared Sullinger since his prep days in Columbus, Ohio, where he rose as high as the second best high school player in the nation...
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June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Greg Oden Putting in Work With Evan Turner and Jared Sullinger

Any Ohio State fans out there getting cranky that we’re still far away from college football season? Then ease your mind for a bit with some classic Buckeyes basketball fodder courtesy of assistant coach, Greg Paulus: Yes people, that is indeed Greg Oden balling with actual NBA players and not scrubs at the RPAC. Shocking stuff. Paulus captioned the moment: I got my 3 on 3 team...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Turner, Sullinger work out with 57 year old man

Admittedly, I haven't done a ton of research on this - but above, appears to be Celtic teammates and former Buckeyes Evan Turner and Jared Sullinger working out with long time Ohio State janitor, Bob Sheffield. Sheffield appears to be a kind man. Sure, he's seen some things, but he's rehabilitated himself, dedicated his life to the kids, and now he's getting a little bit of a 'thanks...
Via Celtics Life
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Ohio State Greats Greg Oden, Jared Sullinger Were Back On Campus Today, Working Out

Two of the greatest big men in the history of the Ohio State men’s basketball program were back in the Buckeyes’ facility today.  Greg Oden, who led OSU to the national championship game during his lone season in Columbus, and Jared Sullinger, a two-time first-team All-American, got some work in at their former team’s complex this afternoon.  Forever Buckeyes @Daddyluv2250...
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May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Well Look Who It Is

After agonizing over lottery balls for the past four springs, the Cleveland Cavaliers return to the postseason. And which team is there to greet them? The Boston Celtics: Longtime playoff tormentors and the club that eliminated the Wine and Gold in 2010. To call this matchup “juicy” is an understatement. There are plenty of articles that will look at the x’s and o’s of the...
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April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

SBP: Walking off and Lacrosse Awards

College basketball fans in North Carolina are rejoicing after Duke won their fifth national championship in college basketball. Rumor has it though that they are still waiting for their first wrestling championship, as well as their first football championship. I know what you’re thinking, yes Duke is specifically a basketball school. That’s nice. Let’s take a look at what’s...
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April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Ohio State Star Jared Sullinger Calls Out Buckeyes For “Soft” Play Against VCU In NCAA Tournament

Ohio State is currently playing its Second Round NCAA Tournament game against VCU.  Former Buckeye star Jared Sullinger, who led the Buckeyes to the Sweet 16 and the Final Four during his two seasons in Columbus, is not impressed with his former team’s play.  The Boston Celtics’ forward called out OSU for its “soft” play against the Rams.  You think I got any eligibility...
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March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Spartans demolish Buckeyes inside in Big Ten quarterfinal

If there is one trait that characterizes Tom Izzo’s Michigan State teams, it’s physical play down low. If there’s one thing that has plagued the Buckeyes since Jared Sullinger left, it’s the lack of a consistent, effective shotblocker or post presence. In the Big Ten quarterfinals on Friday night, Michigan State ran Ohio State up and down the floor, collecting a bunch of...
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March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Thad Matta Offers Scholarship to Four-Star PF Nick Ward

The class of 2015 and 16 might be the best recruiting classes in Thad Matta’s history at Ohio State. That’s saying a lot for the guy that has brought in a class that included Greg Oden, Mike Conley, Daequan Cook and David Lighty as well as another class that included Jared Sullinger, Aaron Craft, and Deshaun Thomas. This year’s class of D’Angelo Russell, Jae’Sean Tate...
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January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Freshman Pheonom: Welcome to the D’Angelo Russell Show

Thad Matta and the Buckeyes have had it’s up and downs this season, but one thing has remained consistent is the play of D’Angelo Russell. To quote the late great Stuart Scott, D’Angelo Russell is as cool as the other side of the pillow. The freshman combo guard for The Ohio State Buckeyes has arguably been the best player in the Big Ten as well as one of the top players in...
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January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio State Product Evan Turner Likes Buckeyes’ Chances Vs. Oregon

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Evan Turner and Jared Sullinger will be donning Celtics green Monday night, but they’ll have scarlet and gray on the brain. Both Turner and Sullinger are products of Ohio State University, whose football team will battle Oregon for the College Football Playoff national championship as the Celtics host the New Orleans Pelicans...
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January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Jared Sullinger Chirps Kris Humphries About Ohio State-Minnesota Football Game

It’s been a tough week for Kris Humphries. First, the Washington Wizards big man had to take questions about seeing his ex-wife Kim Kardashian “break the Internet” with her jaw-dropping magazine spread earlier in the week. On Sunday, it’s his college alma mater getting dump-trucked on the football field. Humphries’ University of Minnesota Golden Gophers is hosting Ohio...
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November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Wallpaper Wednesday: Game of 'Chauns Jared Sullinger and Evan Turner

The season is not too far away and faces old and new are entering the Game of (Lepre)'Chauns.  This week we feature a couple of Buckeyes, third-year man Jared Sullinger and the newly-signed Evan Turner.Get ready #CelticsNation.  Winter is Coming! Previous CelticsLife Game of 'Chauns wallpaper: Avery Bradley Brandon Bass Marcus Smart James Young Marcus Thornton Kelly Olynk Gerald...
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October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: Jared Sullinger, Evan Turner, Other Ohio State BB Alums Scrimmaged The Current Buckeyes Team On Friday

Ohio State is and likely always will be known as a football school, but the Buckeyes have churned out a decent amount of basketball talent in recent seasons, too.  Friday, a number of Ohio State basketball alums–former No. 2 NBA Draft pick Evan Turner and two-time All-American Jared Sullinger, most notably–came back to Columbus. They spent part of their day back on campus scrimmaging...
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August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Syracuse Seeding & Placement Generous by Committee After Dreadful Finish

Cuse.com Syracuse was knocked out of the New York City region, but was able to hold onto a 3-seed as the NCAA Selection Committee slotted its tournament. After the rough final three weeks of the season and a one-and-done exit from Greensboro, it looked like the Orange could’ve been dropped all the way down to a 4-seed. But the 27 wins were enough to give Syracuse a 3/14 matchup...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Waiters, Sullinger and Burke picked for Rising Stars Challenge

Two Ohio Mr. Basketball winners and a current Cavalier will represent the Buckeye State in the NBA's Rising Stars Challenge during all-star weekend in New Orleans. Teams have not been selected yet, but Cavaliers guard Dion Waiters, Celtics forward Jared Sullinger and Jazz point guard Trey Burke are all part of the 18-player pool that will fill them. Waiters is in his second season...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Weatherspoon making most of second chance at Toledo

TOLEDO, Ohio -- J.D. Weatherspoon went to Ohio State with high expectations for himself. He was a Columbus kid, a star at nearby Northland High School, and he came as part of a trumped-up recruiting class headlined by Jared Sullinger that also included his longtime AAU teammates Aaron Craft and Jordan Sibert. In their first season, the Buckeyes spent much of the year at No. 1 and...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Brandon Bass, Jared Sullinger helping the Boston Celtics in many ways

  Boston Celtics Bigs Brandon Bass and Jared Sullinger Continue to Play Well, Despite Little Recognition Questions surrounded both Brandon Bass and Jared Sullinger heading into the 2013-14 season. The value of both forwards was in question, and many wondered how – and even if – each would fit in to the new-look Celtics as they move forward. For Sullinger, many worried about...
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December 01, 2013  |  Discuss
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