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Celtics soph Sully's stock is rising

His bad back a thing of the past, Jared Sullinger looks ready to make the leap

Updated: November 14, 2013, 9:25 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

WALTHAM, Mass. -- Hey, Jared, how's your back?

"I thought people forgot about my surgery; hardly anybody ever talks about it anymore," replied Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger, who underwent season-ending lumbar disk surgery back in February and worked hard to get back on the court for the start of his sophomore campaign.

The reason his surgery has become a mere footnote is because Sullinger is playing so effectively. The 6-foot-9 forward is averaging 11.3 points and ...

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