Jared Sullinger RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jared Sullinger released from hospital after skin infection, could play Wednesday

    WEEI Boston "Jared Sullinger has been released from the hospital after a skin infection caused him to become sick and miss two days of practice this week. Celtics coach Brad Stevens made the announcement when he was asked about the big man’s absence on Monday and Tuesday at practice. “Jared has a skin..." March 08

  • These 2016 NBA restricted free agents could be trade bait in the next few weeks

    SB Nation "Three of the biggest names dealt at last year's NBA trade deadline (Brandon Knight, Reggie Jackson, Enes Kanter) had something in common: they were fourth-year players on the verge of getting paid in free agency. None of the three were top-level stars, and their incumbent teams didn't see the..." February 04

  • Sullinger won't get big contract at current weight

    CSN New England "After an offseason filled with talk about his weight and conditioning, Jared Sullinger has been a solid piece for the Boston Celtics this season. With Sullinger heading into restricted free agency this offseason, Bob Neumeier expects teams to offer him a contract similar to Tristan Thompson if..." November 18

  • Celtics don't reach extensions with Zeller, Sullinger

    CSN New England "Tyler Zeller and Jared Sullinger will hit the free agent market next summer after failing to come to terms on a contract extension with the Boston Celtics. Zeller told CSNNE.com earlier that he would love the security of a long-term deal, but had no problem playing out this season and hitting..." November 03

  • Celtics Discussing Extensions With Jared Sullinger, Tyler Zeller

    Real GM Basketball "Danny Ainge has been in contact with representatives for both Jared Sullinger and Tyler Zeller ahead of the Oct. 31st extension deadline. Ainge said no deal is imminent between the Boston Celtics and either player at this point. " October 05

  • How Jared Sullinger’s Family, Agent Staged His Weight-Loss Intervention

    NESN "Jared Sullinger needed some tough love. Thanks to a literal intervention, he got plenty of it from a unique source. The Boston Celtics forward has shown some positive signs since the team took him in the first round of the 2012 NBA draft. Yet he’s also been held back by injuries and..." September 30

  • Celtics open contract talks with Tyler Zeller, Jared Sullinger

    Boston Globe "Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said he has had preliminary contract talks with the agents for forwards Tyler Zeller and Jared Sullinger. Both players are eligible to be offered extensions prior to the Oct. 31 deadline, though it remains unclear whether the Celtics will..." September 01

  • Sullinger losing weight, but how will it affect play?

    CSN New England "There’s a lot less to like about Jared Sullinger these days, and that’s a good thing Celtics fans! While no hard-and-fast numbers have been given as to how much weight Sullinger has lost this summer, there’s no mistaking the 6-foot-9 forward has dropped quite a few pounds. The proof is in..." August 14

  • Jared Sullinger likely subject to weight clause in contract

    Sporting News "Jared Sullinger's weight has been an issue in Boston this season. A very big one. ESPN Boston spoke with Sullinger and Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge about the forward's weight problems. According to the report, members of the Celtics believe Sullinger weighed over..." March 25

  • Jared Sullinger knows it’s time to improve conditioning

    Boston Herald "Speaking publicly for the first time since being declared out for the remainder of the season with a fractured left foot, Jared Sullinger attributed the injury to a higher power. “It’s God’s plan, honestly,” he said before the Celtics defeated the Knicks last night. “I really can’t be upset...." February 26

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    gary washburn @GwashburnGlobe

    Jared Sullinger (stress reaction foot) "will be out a while" according to coach Brad Stevens #Celtics

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    Kyle Draper @KyleDraperTV

    Told Sullinger was late because he was pulled over by police and issued a traffic ticket. #Celtics #CelticsTalk #NBA

  • Thornton still out, but Celtics get Sullinger back

    CSN New England "Marcus Thornton's return to the floor will have to wait at least one more game, but Jared Sullinger's ankle injury won't prevent him from suiting up today. "Thornton went through practice [Tuesday]," said Celtics coach Brad Stevens. "The way he described it to me was, he was kind of up and..." December 31

  • Jared Sullinger schooled on conditioning

    Boston Herald "The Celtics had just unveiled another school computer, this time at Manchester’s McLaughlin Middle School, and Jared Sullinger stopped at the desk of each student to autograph a picture of himself. The Celtics’ 2008 championship trophy sat on a table at the front of the room, with the walls..." April 26

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    Boston Celtics @celtics

    Rajon Rondo (sore L hamstring), Sullinger (sore L ankle), Bayless (sore R knee) and Humphries (sore R knee) all will not play tonight.

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    gary washburn @GwashburnGlobe

    Ok folks, Rondo (shin), Bayless (knee) and Sullinger (ankle) are all out tonight vs #cavaliers. Humphries (knee) gametime decision #celtics

  • Jared Sullinger schools doubters

    Boston Herald "Jared Sullinger knows what it’s like when fortunes rise and fall during the NCAA tournament. The second-year Celtics forward went 5-for-19 from the floor on the way to 13 points in his last college game, an Ohio State loss to Kansas in the 2012 Final Four. “In the back of my phone,”..." March 26

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    Baxter Holmes @BaxterHolmes

    Source: Celtics' Jared Sullinger will sit tonight vs. SAC after taking a hard hit to the head last night vs. the Lakers.

  • Sullinger ejected after two flagrants, brings total to five

    CSN New England "Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger is on the cusp of being suspended after being whistled for a pair of flagrant-1 foul calls - an automatic ejection - in the third quarter of Boston's game at Denver on Tuesday. It raises Sullinger's flagrant foul point total to five points. The next..." January 08

  • Celtics’ Jared Sullinger bristles at talk of team ‘tanking’

    Boston Globe "The notion that the Celtics should lose on purpose in the hopes of potentially obtaining a top draft pick — a practice known as “tanking” — has been a subject of much discussion among the team’s fans this season. But ever since the Celtics traded away Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce in the..." December 03

  • Sully: 'Kiss our butts' with tanking talk

    ESPN Boston "Boston Celtics big man Jared Sullinger was asked if he liked the idea of home-and-home series, like the one the team is in the middle of with the Bucks. Milwaukee posted a 92-85 win over visiting Boston on Saturday night and will visit TD Garden for a rematch (the third encounter for the two teams..." December 02

  • The Understated Growth of Jared Sullinger

    Hardwood Houdini "While the Celtics continue to toil in mediocrity, there appears to be one player standing out from the rest; Jared Sullinger. Having fully recovered from back surgery that cut his rookie season short, Sully has truly established himself as the Celtics best player. In the NBA, growth among big..." November 23

  • Sullinger, Olynyk appear uncertain for Saturday

    CSN New England "As reporters slowly gathered around Jared Sullinger's locker stall, within 30 seconds he let out three separate coughs. "I'm exhausted," he said, slowly putting on his socks before addressing the media. But for him and the Celtics, there's no rest for the weary, not with yet another road..." November 23

  • Stevens likes Sullinger, Olynyk starting

    CSN New England "The future appears to be now for the Boston Celtics as they throw two of their more promising young big men, Jared Sullinger and Kelly Olynyk, into the starting lineup. While there's no way to know for sure if the two will start Friday's game against Indiana, head coach Brad Stevens liked a lot..." November 22

  • Sullinger (knee) expects to play Friday

    ESPN "Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger returned to practice Thursday and said he expects to be available when his team hosts the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night at TD Garden. Sullinger suffered a bone bruise on his right knee while taking a charge in the first half of Monday's win over..." November 14

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    A. Sherrod Blakely @SherrodbCSN

    Sully out tonight

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    Boston Celtics @celtics

    Jared Sullinger's precautionary MRI today at New England Baptist revealed a bone bruise in his right knee. He's considered day-to-day.

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    gary washburn @GwashNBAGlobe

    #celtics doing MRI on Jared Sullinger's knee after practice collision. Stevens doesn't sound too concerned

  • Jared Sullinger to make debut on Friday

    ESPN "Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger spent Wednesday in the principal's office. Serving a team-issued one-game suspension for his role in a domestic violence altercation in August, Sullinger watched Boston's season-opener against the Raptors from the office of president of basketball..." November 01

  • Celtics Suspend Jared Sullinger For One Game

    NBA.com "The Boston Celtics announced today that they have suspended forward Jared Sullinger one game for his role in an incident that occurred on August 31, 2013. The suspension will be served during the team's game at Toronto on October 30, 2013. "Jared's case was dismissed yesterday in Waltham..." October 29

  • Celtics To Pick Up Option On Sullinger, Decline On Brooks

    Hoops Rumors "Celtics GM Danny Ainge confirmed today that his team will exercise its 2014/15 option on Jared Sullinger‘s rookie contract, according to Chris Forsberg of ESPNBoston.com (via Twitter). However, the C’s will turn down their option on offseason acquisition MarShon Brooks, says Forsberg. The..." October 29

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    Boston Globe Celtics @GlobeCeltics

    BREAKING: Domestic violence charges against Boston Celtic Jared Sullinger dismissed

  • Jared Sullinger cleared of domestic violence charges

    WEEI Boston "The domestic violence charges against Celtics forward Jared Sullinger have been dismissed, according to Boston Globe news reporter David Abel. Sullinger’s former girlfriend refused to testify and requested charges be dismissed against him, Abel said, and the Middlesex County district attorney’s..." October 28

  • Sullinger rebounds on pure instinct

    Boston Herald "Rebounding is instinct according to Jared Sullinger. That must be true because Brad Stevens has been watching the Celtics forward’s instinct at work for a long time. “I remember the first time I saw him play and it was in a high school open gym” said Stevens who was a Butler assistant coach..." October 13

  • Jared Sullinger impresses on Celtics' first day of training camp

    Boston Globe "After being out six months while recovering from back surgery Celtics forward Jared Sullinger didn’t know what to expect heading into the first day of training camp here Tuesday. He was as curious about his performance as others were. The test results came back pretty positive..." October 03

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    A. Sherrod Blakely @SherrodbCSN

    Sullinger told http://t.co/1Hskn7RNrT that he is "100 percent healthy" and needs to continue working on his conditioning.

  • Jared Sullinger ready for work

    Boston Herald "The Celtics are not a team in a hurry and that bodes well for someone like Jared Sullinger. The second-year forward is recovering from lower-back surgery and he is expected to be fully available when training camp opens today at Salve Regina University in Newport R.I. That’s not the same as..." October 01

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    gary washburn @GwashNBAGlobe

    Sullinger wouldn't comment on court case. Says physically isn't all the way back but has no limitations #celtics

  • Jared Sullinger looks toward season

    Boston Herald "Perhaps the only sense of normalcy in Jared Sullinger’s life right now is basketball one reason the Celtics’ workout facility in Waltham has become something of a refuge for the second-year forward. Though Sullinger may still be prosecuted for domestic abuse stemming from a Sept. 3 incident..." September 26

  • Sullinger seeing counselor after domestic charge

    CSN New England "Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger has begun seeing a counselor as he and his long-time girlfriend try to move on from a recent domestic violence incident. Sullinger 21 was arraigned September 3 after being charged with assault and battery destruction of property and intimidation of a..." September 17

  • Brad Stevens Says He’s ‘Very Disappointed’ In Jared Sullinger

    Hardwood Houdini "On the brink of a pre-trial hearing Jared Sullinger has disappointed plenty of people in this domestic abuse case between he and his girlfriend. Among the people that he has disappointed is his head coach Brad Stevens. Stevens was asked by CSN New England how he felt about charges against..." September 14

  • C’s Jared Sullinger apologizes, pleads not guilty in domestic assault case

    Boston Herald "An apologetic Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger is free on $5000 bail after he was arrested yesterday on charges of assaulting his longtime girlfriend last weekend after she “found evidence on his cellphone that he was cheating on her” Waltham cops said. Sullinger pleaded not guilty in..." September 05

  • Report: Sullinger hires Hernandez lawyers

    CSN New England "Jared Sullinger has employed lawyers that are the part of the legal defense team with which Aaron Hernandez has been fighting his case according to reports from Waltham District Court this morning. Attorneys Charles Rankin and Jamie Sultan of Rankin & Sultan were with Sullinger at Waltham..." September 04

  • Celtics' Sullinger arrested for domestic situation

    Boston Globe "Celtics forward Jared Sullinger was arrested Tuesday morning after turning himself in following a domestic situation with his girlfriend according to MyFoxBoston.com. Sullinger 21 arrived at the Waltham Police Department at 6 a.m. Tuesday morning to turn himself in to authorities according to..." September 03

  • Jared Sullinger on Rondo: 'Hopefully he'll be back by December'

    Mass Live "Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge has stated publicly -- several times -- that point guard Rajon Rondo wants to return from ACL surgery by training camp and play on opening night. Yet while speaking with WSYX Columbus on Friday teammate Jared Sullinger shared a..." August 25

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    gary washburn @GwashNBAGlobe

    Jared Sullinger said he was cleared for full basketball activity last week and should be ready by start of training camp #celtics

  • Sullinger doesn't like rebuild, tank chatter

    ESPN Boston "Boston Celtics second-year forward Jared Sullinger doesn't want to hear that dirty "R" word. Sure, his Celtics have made some rather large changes to their roster, an offseason overhaul that will soon include shipping veterans Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Jason Terry to Brooklyn. This after..." July 07

  • Celtics forward Jared Sullinger calls back 'completely fixed'

    Mass Live "The way Boston Celtics power forward Jared Sullinger tells it, he's now walking on even ground for the first time in almost two years. Prior to February back surgery, he said Friday, his right leg "dragged" behind his left one, an issue that plagued him dating back to his days at Ohio State...." June 10

  • Jared Sullinger: 'I'll be 100 percent by September

    WEEI Boston "As the Celtics honored hundreds of middle school students for their perfect attendance at Thursday’s 22nd annual “Stay in School” celebration at Northeastern University, Jared Sullinger shared the lessons he’s learned since undergoing the surgery to repair a lumbar disk that ended his rookie..." May 25

  • Sullinger progressing; eyes summer league

    CSN New England "Satch Sullinger has been in town for about a week, and on Friday he was more than ready to prepare one of his specialties - fried catfish - for his son, Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger. But Jared put what's good for his waistline ahead of what's good to his pallette, understanding all..." April 06