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February 27, 2015 Updates
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But his broken left foot injury serves as a yet another reminder – and maybe the last one needed – that Sullinger has to make serious changes to his body if he’s going to have the kind of professional career he wants. “Change the physique,” he said. “Change the way I look, that’s the biggest thing. We’re gonna find ways to get me in the best shape as possible.” CSNNE.com

“I got in better shape (last summer),” Sullinger said. “There’s another level. There’s always another level to everything. I just have to take it to another level. This year I came back in a little bit better shape. Obviously it wasn’t good enough. Now I got to get back to the grit and grind, kind of break my body down just to build it back up.” CSNNE.com

February 25, 2015 Updates

Discussing his approach to recovery, Sullinger said, "Change the physique, change the way I look. That's the biggest thing, I think, is just change the way I look. I'm tired of looking on camera and just seeing how I look and seeing how I play during extended minutes. Conditioning's going to be a big factor." Sullinger has long called shedding weight a focus. He stated a goal of losing more than 20 pounds last offseason. He openly acknowledges his lack of conditioning and has always suggested he could reach another level with improvement in that area. Booth Newspapers

To this point in his career, he has never turned the corner and decided to get into elite shape. Why not? "I'm always the type of person that a lot switch has to happen," he said. "I developed my grades through a mistake I made with my father. By not doing my work, he sat me out. Next thing you know I was on honor roll. So I've always been that type of person. And sometimes I'm a little late with things, but as long as it happens, it happens. I got in better shape (this past offseason)," Sullinger added. "It's just there's another level to it. There's always another level for everybody. I just gotta take it to another level now. This year I came back in a little better shape, but obviously it wasn't good enough. Now I just have to get back to the grit, the grind, the usual, kind of break my body down just to build it back up. And I think that's what I'm going to do this summer." Booth Newspapers

February 23, 2015 Updates

Though Brad Stevens downplayed the chance that Jared Sullinger will need surgery in his recovery from a metatarsal fracture in his left foot, it’s clear that the big Celtics forward will have to adhere to a strict conditioning program. Asked about the 280-pound Sullinger’s battle with weight and how it might affect his rehabilitation, the Celtics coach replied that the rehab process will indeed be arduous. “The biggest thing is that he continues to really work on conditioning, because that is really important, but he’s going to have to rehab in some unique ways,” Stevens said yesterday. Boston Herald

February 22, 2015 Updates

The Boston Celtics announced today that, following further medical evaluation at the New England Baptist Hospital, it was determined that forward Jared Sullinger has sustained a left metatarsal stress fracture and will be out for the remainder of the 2014-15 regular season. NBA.com

February 21, 2015 Updates

The Celtics made a few additions to their roster on Thursday via trade, but they also lost a key player due to injury. The team announced late Thursday night that Jared Sullinger has been diagnosed with a left forefoot stress injury. The starting power forward has been sent back to Boston for further testing, and will be sidelined indefinitely. Boston Globe

February 20, 2015 Updates

The Celtics made a few additions to their roster on Thursday via trade, but they also lost a key player due to injury. The team announced late Thursday night that Jared Sullinger has been diagnosed with a left forefoot stress injury. The starting power forward has been sent back to Boston for further testing, and will be sidelined indefinitely. Boston Globe

February 19, 2015 Updates

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