Not many stories better than Boston--up 12 on GSW--right now. Gutted the team, lose Sullinger for the season and making a hard playoff push.
No Rondo. No Green. No Olynyk. No Sullinger. No problem.
Sullinger (out for the season) is once again back on the Celtics bench.
Sullinger upstairs working on conditioning as Cs finish practice. Olynyk stretching. Looks like he made it through whatever he did in prac
Brad Stevens more eloquent on Sullinger's conditioning on the radio: "He knows where his focus needs to be, and he's working hard at it."
Man, Ainge wasn't pulling any punches on a player who just suffered a season-ending injury. He killed Sullinger on his conditioning.
Ainge says he has addressed conditioning issues with Sullinger "many, many times."
Ainge on Sullinger: All of our players have met conditioning, body fat, etc. goals set by trainers, and Jared has not met them.
Danny Ainge: Every player on the Celtics have met their conditioning goals this year except for Jared Sullinger.
Brandon Bass doing his finest KG impersonation as Gino rolls on the JumboTron. Has Sullinger laughing.
Nice opportunity for Jonas Jerbko in Boston: No Sullinger, Olynyk opens up minutes. Ten points for JJ in nine minutes against NYK tonight.
Without Sullinger, Celtics getting roasted in the paint, again, this time by Lou Amundson, Andrea Bargnani and the New York Knicks.
New Celtics locker assignments: Thomas between Crowder/Olynyk, Jerebko next to Olynyk, Datome next to Sullinger.
Sullinger is watching the game from the Celtics bench, at the end in between Wallace and Jerebko.
Sullinger: "I’m tired of looking on camera and just seeing how I look, seeing how I play during extended minutes.”
Jared Sullinger pledges to use recovery from foot injury to change his body.
Sullinger discusses foot injury for eight minutes and it's mostly about getting himself in better shape. Critical time for his career.
Jared Sullinger addressing the media at the Garden on his season-ending injury. "I need to get in better shape." http://t.co/ZiSKfqfmMs
Sullinger on not getting in shape until now: I'm the type of person a light switch has to happen.
Sullinger on the injury: "it was God's plan." Said he wants to change his physique. "I'm tired of the way I look."
Sullinger set to speak with media formally in wake of season-ending injury.
Bulls - Rose, Cavs - Varejao, Wiz - Beal, Bucks - Parker, Heat - Bosh, Hornets - Kemba, Pistons - BJ, Pacers - George, Celtics - Sullinger
Celtics got crushed on the glass in that quarter. Gave up eight offensive boards. Obviously a trouble area without Sullinger.
Avery Bradley hasn't gotten a chance to reach out to Sullinger yet. "I don't wanna text him. I wanna call him."
There is something dramatic about Sullinger being “out for season.” Not a lot of other ways to say it, but Cs have 30 games left.
If there's any positive to the timing of Sullinger's injury, it might be that he'll feel no rush to come back too early. Needs time to heal.
Stevens on Sullinger: "He's going to have to swim. I don't know what other options he has while he's in his boot over the next six weeks."
Stevens wouldn't pinpoint Sullinger's weight, specifically, as concern in rehab from foot fracture. But pinpointed "conditioning" as element
Stevens says Sullinger will be in boot for 6 weeks. Doesn’t expect surgery. Said he has to focus on conditioning, especially while injured.