Sullinger a silver lining

Rookie gaining Celtics' trust (and crunch-time minutes) with smart, aggressive play

Updated: January 3, 2013, 8:30 PM ET
By Greg Payne | ESPNBoston.com

WALTHAM, Mass. -- Ask Kevin Garnett or Rajon Rondo about the Celtics' losing ways this season, and they'll tell you what you expect to hear: It stinks, it's frustrating, and maybe even a little disturbing given the franchise's success in recent seasons.

Rondo admitted before Thursday's practice that he's "a sore loser" and made it clear the team's four-game losing streak and overall 14-17 record aren't sitting well with him. When asked if any of his teammates fall into the sore loser ...

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