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Celtics Select Jared Sullinger of Ohio State

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Keep that back healthy man.
Keep that back healthy man.

He was once a top 5 pick but red flags on his health made him slide down the board to the Celtics.

I'm a big fan of this pick. Yes, the back is an issue but if watched carefully he could be a huge talent.

BostonHerald.com - Blogs: Celtics Insider» Blog Archive » Celtics take Ohio State PF Jared Sullinger with the 21st pick

The skilled big man averaged 17.6 points and 9.3 rebounds last season as a sophomore, but plummeted down draft boards he was tagged with a medical red flag by NBA doctors regarding his back.

Green Street » NBA Draft’s Potential Celtics: Ohio State PF Jared Sullinger

Sullinger is slightly undersized as an NBA post player but should be able to use his strength and length to have success at the next level. He not only is a very good rebounder but a good finesse shooter in the paint, which makes him the type of forward who can record double-doubles consistently in the NBA.

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