BOSTON (AP) — Jared Sullinger had back problems. Fab Melo’s troubles came in the classroom. The Boston Celtics hope the two huge men they drafted on Thursday night will aid fix some of their issues on the court.
At their best, Sullinger was a productive scorer from the inside and the perimeter for Ohio State and Melo was an outstanding defender who blocked 10 shots in one game at the end season for Syracuse.
“We reckon this draft kind of fell perfectly nearly for us since we got guys we consider potential starters down the road at the ability forward and center position,” Celtics assistant common manager Ryan McDonough said. “By all accounts, they’re excellent kids and dense workers.”
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