Celtics:Is Sullinger heading towards upper level list of bigs? Is Rondo willing and able to take his team to consistent competitiveness?
Jared Sullinger on differences between PF and C: "The biggest difference is just strength. Everyone is strong at the 5."
What's the biggest thing Sullinger took from the preseason? "We play like a team."
The Celtics are blowing the Nets out through three quarters, 84-68. Sullinger's up to 13 points, 14 rebounds. Wallace has 10 points, 4 asts.
Second half starts with Turner, Pressey, Thornton, Sullinger, Bass.
Jared Sullinger (Seven points, 13 rebounds) and Marcus Smart (16 points, 4 assists, 2 steals) lead the Celtics to a 58-44 halftime lead.
Sullinger's rebound-minutes ratio now 13-11.
If Sullinger only played the preseason Nets he might average 20 and 20 and be declared undisputed king of the basketball world.
Sullinger has nine rebounds, seven points and one reaaaallly big butt.
Tip gives Sullinger nine rebounds in eight minutes.
We're knotted up at 25-25 after the first. Green lead the Celtics w/ 8 pts, while Sullinger has 6 rebs. C's D limited Nets to 36.8% shooting
Six minutes into the game: Jared Sullinger -> 6 rebounds The Brooklyn Nets -> 5 rebounds.
Sullinger said from last year to this year, Celtics are a different team. Points out a new mindset for Stevens too.
Interesting take by Sullinger on Cs climbing out of a 17-point hole Sunday: "Last year this team would have laid down and given up,"
Jared Sullinger on Brandon Bass: "He spaces the floor really well. From 15-17 feet, it's automatic."
Sullinger's averages through 7 preseason gms: 14.9 points, 10.0 rebounds, 26.0 minutes, 14-for-26 from deep (53.8%), 50% FG.