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Jared Sullinger isn't concerning himself with possible offseason moves

Boston big man Jared Sullinger had a nice sophomore season averaging 13.3 ppg and 8.1 rpg in 27.6 minutes per contest. But the 2013-14 season is over and now is the time to look forward.Sully's improved play has made him the best player asset Boston has after All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo. This mean's Sullinger's name is sure to crop up in the multitude of rumors set...
Via Celtics Life
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Draft Needs

The Celtics are in year one of rebuild mode. We know Ainge is a talented GM, building a team that won the championship in 2008 and competed for years after. Now we find out how talented Ainge is in the rebuild department. Trading Rondo has been a rumor for a long time now, and since he is their captain, you'd think it's time to keep him and just rebuild with him. As far as...
Via Only College Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Why I don’t like Aaron Gordon for the Celtics

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. Aaron Gordon Boston Celtics (25 – 57) Odds of winning lottery: 10.3 percent Analysis: The Celtics could go a lot of different ways here, but most of those ways duplicate something they already have. The team...
Via Red's Army
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Morning Joe: Sullinger not worried with potential "fireworks" this offseason in Boston

I believe Sullinger is pretty safe, or at least it seems that way. What if Kevin Love and the Celtics want to join forces through a trade this summer? Would Jared Sullinger be safe? Would you want to part with Sully to land one of the best power forwards in the game. Many believe in Sully's untapped potential, and maybe you believe that Sullinger could be a Love type of player...
Via Celtics Today
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Charles Barkley Calls Out Celtics’ Jared Sullinger For Playoffs Tweet (Video)

Jared Sullinger isn’t taking part in the playoffs, but he’s still tweeting. And that drew the ire of a Hall of Famer. The Boston Celtics big man sent out a playful tweet Tuesday night about Charles Barkley and Shaquille O’Neal’s tendency to get into it on the TNT set. The two all-time greats never seem to see eye-to-eye, as Sullinger humorously noted. Does Shaq and chuck...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Charles Barkley calls out Jared Sullinger after Sullinger got to tweeting about the NBA on TNT

Remember the time you said something casual on Twitter about a person and then that person had a national TV show and responded? The same thing happened to Jared Sullinger last night. Does Shaq and chuck get paid on TNT just to argue with one another. Doesn't matter what Shaq says. Chuck disagreeing lol— Jared Sullinger (@Jared_Sully0) April 23, 2014 In Sullinger’s defense...
Via Celtics Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jared Sullinger Must Embrace Conditioning, Responsibility As Celtics’ Future

In a season short on bright spots, Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens managed to find one in particular from Jared Sullinger. In the midst of a nine-game losing streak, with the second-year forward still coming off the bench, Sullinger grabbed three offensive rebounds in his first 12 minutes on the floor. It was a late-March game against the Toronto Raptors, and it would be yet another...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Julius Randle falls to Boston in latest mock draft

Sports Illustrated’s Chris Mannix has the Celtics selecting Kentucky’s Julius Randle with the 5th pick in the draft. 5. Boston Celtics — Julius Randle, PF, Kentucky Boston has two young power forward prospects in Jared Sullinger and Kelly Olynyk, but Randle’s potential could be too much to pass up. Randle possesses a diverse offensive repertoire. He can score inside and...
Via Red's Army
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo’s Fate, Jared Sullinger’s Conditioning In Focus For Celtics’ Offseason

Danny Ainge, the Boston Celtics’ president of basketball operations, set up the team and first-year NBA coach Brad Stevens to fail. But it was done with an eye to the future. A 25-57 record is expected to garner a decent pick in the 2014 NBA draft and parting ways with franchise icons Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Doc Rivers last summer provided flexibility the Celtics have...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo, Brad Stevens Salute Fans; Impressions From Celtics’ Loss To Wizards

BOSTON — Jared Sullinger saluted the crowd, promising the Boston Celtics would “come back better next year.” A highlight video honored the fans, and another brought the crowd at TD Garden to its feet with a tribute to victims and survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing. It was a night of brutal, unadulterated honesty. The Celtics were saying, hey, we weren’t very good this...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump…Where Tankapalooza ends tonight

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.  With the Lakers’ triumph over the Jazz on Monday, Boston has a one-game cushion on both sides with a single game to play. With a loss on Wednesday against the Washington Wizards, the Celtics would assure themselves...
Via Red's Army
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Who's your Boston Celtics MVP for the 2013-14 season?

Over at ESPN Boston they picked their MVP and Rookie Of The Year. The Rookie Of The Year is easy to pick. It's hands down Kelly Olynyk, even though Phil Pressey has been outstanding lately. Over at ESPN Boston, they picked Jared Sullinger as team MVP. Rajon Rondo is clearly the best player, but he's only played in 30 games this season for the Celtics. So is Sullinger the...
Via Celtics Today
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: Season Grade And Analysis

Boston Celtics: Season Grades And Analysis By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Record: 25-55- 12th in East Analysis: The Celtics traded Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce in the offseason and with Rajon Rondo expected to miss a large portion of the season, the playoffs weren’t expected for the Celtics, however, Rondo missed 2/3rd’s of the season and the Celtics played...
Via HoopStuff
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics without Jared Sullinger, Kris Humphries and Jerryd Bayless against the 76ers

The Boston Celtics enter Monday night's game with a record of 25-55. They take on a 76ers team that has a record of 17-63 on the season. With two games left for both teams, there is nothing to play for, which is a far cry from the glory days of the rivalry between these two teams. The match up of Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain, and Julius Erving versus Larry Bird are...
Via Sports Injury Alert
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics-Cavaliers Live: Kris Humphries Game-Time Decision For Shorthanded Boston

4 p.m. ET: A defiant Jared Sullinger declared that he absolutely would play against the Cleveland Cavaliers. But it looks like it ultimately wasn’t Sullinger’s call to make. Sullinger will miss Saturday’s game for the Boston Celtics with a sprained left ankle, the team announced. He will join Rajon Rondo (shin) and Jerryd Bayless (knee) on the shelf, with Kris Humphries (knee...
Via NESN.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jared Sullinger Thanks Celtics Fans, Says Support ‘Doesn’t Go Unnoticed By Us’

BOSTON — The building just kept getting louder, even as another Celtics lead was lost and another defeat appeared likely. The crowd at TD Garden reached new decibels with each basket, however, eventually ending with a roar to celebrate the Celtics’ 106-103 win over the Charlotte Bobcats. This wasn’t your usual non-playoff crowd. The passion displayed by the green team’s fans...
Via NESN.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Three stories of the Boston Celtics season

I want to tell three stories about the 2013-2014 Boston Celtics. Two are so closely related, they are essentially the same story. One story is the night on January 17th, the day that Celtics point-guard Rajon Rondo returned to the Boston Celtics line-up. That was a fun night. It started with Rondo’s cryptic tweet the Monday before the Friday the 17th tip-off: 29,233,380 secs ...
Via Boston's Bettah
13 days ago  |  Discuss

PLUS/MINUS: Has Sullinger reached untradeable status?

PLUS/MINUS is a weekly column that makes five hypothetical statements about the state of the Boston Celtics. PLUS means you agree, MINUS means you don’t. These statements deal with beyond the boxscore factors and dig deep to find the true value these athletes bring to Boston.This week Matt Richissin, Matt MacKay, and Austin Gill discuss Jared Sullinger’s ascent to untradeable...
Via Celtics Life
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Avery Bradley and Jared Sullinger expected to start in Atlanta tonight, Kris Humphries out

Both Avery Bradley and Jared Sullinger are active for tonight's Boston Celtics-Atlanta Hawks game, according to Celtics.com's Marc D'Amico.Bradley has missed the past 3 games due to tendinitis in his right Achilles, and Sullinger suffered a bruised quad against Detroit on Saturday, causing him to miss Monday's practice. Both players practiced Tuesday, and expected...
Via Celtics Life
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley, and Sullinger hopeful this Wednesday against Hawks

Bradley returned to practice after sitting out the past 3 games. The Celtics are nearing the end, and Bradley needs to put the final touch on a season where he needed to prove he's worthy of a big contract. Bradley is hopeful for a Wednesday return. As for Sully and Hump, here's the update. ESPN Boston SULLY (QUAD) SITS OUT, HOPES TO PLAY WEDNESDAY: Jared Sullinger bruised...
Via Celtics Today
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Sullinger wants to go to Summer Camp... or Summer League

Sullinger wants to play in the summer league but will have a conversation with president of basketball operations Danny Ainge about whether the team wants him to participate. He at least will be part of the summer league practice team, as he was last season following surgery.“Even if they tell me I’m not playing summer league, I’ll go down there and practice,” said Sullinger...
Via Celtics Life
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics: Avery Bradley, Jared Sullinger ‘Hopeful’ To Play Wednesday

Insisting that there has been no discussion of shutting down any players for the reminder of the season, Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens told reporters Monday that he hopes Avery Bradley and Jared Sullinger can play in the next game. Bradley practiced Monday with a strained right Achilles that has sidelined him for the last 3 1/2 games. Sullinger, who played through a thigh contusion...
Via NESN.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Jared Sullinger wants to play in the summer league

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. Sullinger’s summer could be critical to his long-term development. The Celtics would like to see the burly power forward work himself into premium shape and work on his perimeter game. Sullinger said he has heard...
Via Red's Army
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics blow lead and fall to Pistons 111-115

The Celts came out of the gates hot and were able to maintain a ten point lead for three quarters. At one point, Boston led by as much as 19. Despite some great ball movement throughout the game, Boston had no answer for Detroit's paint dominance and fourth quarter surge.In the absence of Rajon Rondo, Jared Sullinger took the leadership reigns and was absolutely dominant, finishing...
Via Celtics Life
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Jared Sullinger Comfortable And Confident In Boston

The Boston Celtics very big sophomore Jared Sullinger has become both comfortable and confident during a breakout season. “I think it is just being comfortable,” Sullinger said. “I learned a lot from these guys that are in the locker room and a lot from past guys that were in the locker room, just understanding that confidence is everything in this world.”
Via Pro Bball Report
21 days ago  |  Discuss

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