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Celtics gamble on Sullinger, Melo

Updated: June 29, 2012, 9:53 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Call it the Avery Bradley approach.

Two years after concerns about Bradley's health forced him to slide down the draft board, the Celtics utilized their two first-round picks Thursday night to secure Ohio State sophomore forward Jared Sullinger (No. 21) and Syracuse sophomore center Fab Melo (No. 22) after issues surrounding each player left them available to Boston in the 2012 NBA draft.

Bradley, once ESPN's top-ranked high school player in the country, had lottery ...

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