Wow, the poor Celtics cant catch a break:
Jared Sullinger needs back surgery and is out for the season.
The teams that red-flagged Sullinger on draft day due to his back issues turned out to be right after all. His rookie season is over after playing just 19.8 minutes a night in a mere 45 games, averaging 6.0 points, 5.9 rebounds and 0.5 blocks. At this point, it's not unreasonable to think this troublesome injury is going to plague him for his entire career. Coach Doc Rivers will have no choice but to give Jeff Green/Brandon Bass heavy minutes now and the Celtics are rapidly becoming prime candidates to blow up their core at the Feb. 21 deadline.
And guess who owns him in fantasy.