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Jared Sullinger, Fab Melo to Celtics

Updated: June 29, 2012, 4:41 PM ET
By Greg Payne | Special to ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics selected Ohio State sophomore forward Jared Sullinger with the 21st overall pick and Syracuse sophomore center Fab Melo with the 22nd overall pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night.

"Obviously we needed to address size," Celtics coach Doc Rivers said. "The fact that number one, Jared Sullinger fell to us, is just fortunate. Last year he would have a been a top-5 pick. It gives us a rebounder, a high IQ player, a good player, a really good player from ...

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