WEEI>On Demand>>Celtics lose Sullinger, their best rebounder, for rest of the season

Celtics lose Sullinger, their best rebounder, for rest of the season

Feb 1, 2013|

We talk about the loss of Jared Sullinger and how the Celtics will fare on the boards without him.

Transcript - will not be 100% accurate

Chris or Chris Forsberg. ES PM Boston. As a couple of tweets here. I'll -- Any. I don't know at that time my opening where he basically tweets from the Celtics guard Jerryd sellinger underwent successful lumbered to surgery today. At New England Baptist. And Salinger is expected to be ready. For the start of the 2013 fourteen training can Celtics have now confirmed all of a press release out. The Celtics announced forward -- sellinger underwent successful Lombard surgery but England Baptist surgery performed by the medical staff. Under the direction of Celtics team physician -- -- and some dirt but to be ready in time for the 2013 fourteen CM. But -- a huge blow. For the Celtics here today in that the kid was really start to play so well and he was really start lowering. This NBA game you could see he was getting better every every week. And this is the one thing that people worried about was the reason the Celtics were able to draft a kid with this disability the style. As low as they were in the draft and it was because teams feared that he had a medical issue. -- his back and this is where the numbers are deceiving Salinger. This is for that the press release some hunter appeared in 45 games for the Celtics. Average six points and five point nine rebounds and sound too impressive a look at what you got more recently you've got to watch him got to watch him play. I've played about twenty minutes a game for the the Celtics. Press release goes on posted a season -- sixteen rebounds against Phoenix on January ninth. Recorded a season high sixteen points twice. On November 18 against Detroit in December 25 against Brooklyn there was a big win on Christmas Day. But it's just the way that the way that he plays the game he had just won the starting job -- the Celtics and put it that way but that's the reality. He was gonna get the start regardless whether Rondo played or not. Vs the heat he was gonna get that start. And against Miami. Heat taking over the position. And the governor. At the huge soft and with the loss of Rondo and I know we -- the last few days where people were arguing they'll be a better team without Rondo. Now you've got no Rondo you've got no soldier. That's the depth that you needed for rebound. That's the time you give KG. To rest on the bench so that you can bring him back well rested in the fourth quarter to help you make a nice round. -- tonight and I've got a raw and you're in a position. If you lose any of these other guys if you lose a KG or you lose a Paul Pierce even if you lose them from like a couple weeks. Through three weeks. Look at where you are the standings right now far behind you are to be able to get into a position to have. Home court advantage in the first round of the playoffs schedule like getting it beyond that. But you -- an outside chance you bright worked six games out five games out from getting to that point. It's gonna be difficult. Your -- really on shaky ground right now if you lose any of these other players to injury can't afford -- injury let's face it it's it's likely to happen. So this is this the tough. Who's the tougher coming right on the backside and Leo I let's get back to -- -- 617779793. Important those calls -- -- -- address this topped tweet and a tweet excuse me a text with the Celtics consider going after Greg Oden. The Celtics would love to have Greg Oden who's not available this year right. He's already said he's gonna come back and he's gonna come back next year the top two teams in contention for Greg Oden. Are the Miami Heat in the cavaliers. So. Yet Greg Oden would be would be a great fit in Boston. They -- fifteen minutes twenty minutes ride it to rebound but I don't think. It's an option for the Celtics. They got they got them again they got to figure out things. It may be better option from him because you don't have to rely on them they've they gonna rely on a -- more. That you don't have to rely on the guy as much. But still Greg Oden I know a lot of people throwing it out that there's a reason right now that Greg Oden shall we what 24 years of age is not out there on the basketball court as you can't -- Now keep some breaking down and there are bad when he breaks down he breaks down ever so he can't stay out there -- the body can't take it. I would feel optimistic based on what she was Greg Oden I still like today -- how monetary -- journalism -- well theory he came back. Because of his draft position. What he was ready to play Portland. Felt the pressure of you gotta put him out here it's just aren't noticed the number one overall pick in the draft. He's not going to be 8810. To fifteen minute a night guy. Well now that white of the videos you film pressure that it island -- -- -- video there's no pressure. You shouldn't have he shouldn't feel any pressure. Well Larry Bird saying. Player for second place -- act on the Greg Oden said the same thing. It is where the executive Stephen nationalize Steve. -- says the. You aren't a dark common of Columbia. Shawn Thornton fired last night there. The end. I don't think anyone to fight a guy. You know you're the -- -- the get a -- -- The state that we -- -- you know but not -- you have to fight on this document is knock on the door and be your game. And if you need a lift but I'm gonna go to get there there -- By somebody dictate to step -- let's you know if you don't part of me goes away your place screaming and they're always gonna plate you're moment the noted by -- But that's with the war there look at a message does that send if you don't fire him at all. The messages. You -- normal size human -- can't or somebody who serves. -- to get this is how -- of you are. It's happened before Thornton has done before. The -- stick around -- the pictures every book or. He's -- bigger guys out yeah. -- he's he's done that before yeah. Won't boot Brigham young men -- carpet. -- New York that you talked about the yeah I got a Bogart's. It was 6767. About 260. This. Although it would just let birdied. One yeah yeah yeah. But nobody nobody on the brought to match is gonna bite respect chair would get killed by a -- not a fighter and a. And I don't long Obama isn't much you I don't think so. And chart -- Friday doesn't fight has battle that's that is an already eaten anything already it's not that he doesn't fight because he can't fight. -- inability to fight that's about it. If you wanna put Andre the Giant out there on your -- but nobody got a -- in the course. 88 -- I don't go crazy about fights in hockey. And you know I'm I'm not is that passionate about it is other people put. Again -- don't be don't be wimpy about it either sailors just unfair you got a big guy and we got a little guy we just can't compete column only talk about Stan Jonathan earlier he used to take on guys that work. 6465. Anyway. -- like 59557. I know I did all the right but that might might -- this guy is gonna speech on -- -- about it and our allies. Or nine under I don't I don't know about that I'm not sure that's the because if the guys coming out did create a fight. You don't want him taking out one of your skilled players. Opted to Thornton is that -- skill but. That's his job his job is to go and -- that guy up and take him out. OK in the same respect that Scott's double last night was probably to protect. -- Hispanics that they Bruins could take out of the game last. That's when it comes down to here's our Donna McKay reported the -- second and he just got a tweet this re tweeted this from Leandro Barbosa about this for inspiration. What doesn't kill you makes you stronger. I'm sure my man Jared -- Have a successful. Recovery. -- I don't want that you -- anybody remember your argument should stand Jonathan it. Yeah eight. It it was huge -- we wanted to be let. Out a hockey. Or if you're -- I -- He reached between. Grabbed the guy put them over you can't stand on. It. -- I had to wait. For. And slammed -- down -- me and understanding probation. The difference you're -- still remember that so you can. If you know if you use body control certain way you can do some interesting things up is somebody else mentioned PJ stock that's another one now. Which it's different than -- ending up in in a boxing ring. Much different I six point 777 on 7937. Writer to bridge.

Audio On Demand

Tom E. Curran, CSNNE, Rec…

Tom E. Curran, CSNNE, Recapping Patriots OTAs 6-20-14

Tom "Eugene" Curran joins the guys to discuss how the Patriots look coming out of OTAs. Then Christian and Lou discuss the Patriots playbook scandal.

It Is What It Is Cast: Tom Brady's present and future

WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price discuss Tom Brady's work in mini-camp and his response to recent criticism of his play.

Tiki Barber discusses Stevan Ridley's fumbling problem. 6-12-14

Former NY Giants running back, Tiki Barber talks about Stevan Ridley's fumbling problem and reflects on what he did to fix the problem while he was still playing

Jackie MacMullan, ESPN Bo…

Jackie MacMullan, ESPN Boston, "I think Rondo is going to go, I just don't see where and how yet" 7-17-14

Jackie Mac joins the guys to discuss her thoughts on a possible mid-season tournament in the NBA, LeBron's return to Cleveland, trade rumors with the Celtics and Red Sox, and Darrelle Revis' contract situation.

Jackie MacMullan, ESPN Boston: I believe Rondo will be traded 7-10-14

Jackie MacMullan of ESPN Boston to talk about the Lebron James Saga, the possibility of Rajon Rondo being traded, and the future of Marcus Smart.

OK State Men's Basketball coach, Travis Ford, joins MFB to talk about Marcus Smart, 6-30-14

Former coach of Celtics 1st-round pick Marcus Smart, Travis Ford joins MFB to talk about what Celtics fans should expect from the strong point guard. Among other things, Coach Ford says Smart will be a hard worker, and will improve his shooting ability.

Stephen Drew after the Re…

Stephen Drew after the Red Sox beat the Blue Jays 14-1

Stephen Drew joins Joe Castiglione and Rob Bradford after the Red Sox offense continues to roll in a 14-1 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays.

Jon Lester with Joe Castiglione after completing the sweep of the Royals

Joe C. talked to the Sox ace after he

Rubby De La Rosa with Joe & Dave after his first win of the second half

Joe & Dave talked to Rubby De La Rosa after the rookie pitcher went seven innings in the one-run win against the Royals at Fenway.

The Bradfo Show: Talking …

The Bradfo Show: Talking Bruins roster moves with DJ Bean, Turtleboy

Rob Bradford is joined by WEEI.com Bruins beat writer DJ Bean, as well as Boston sports fan/blogger Turtleboy to talk all things Bruins free agency. With the B's recent moves, the conversation turns to where the Bruins might next turn and what kind of dent losing Jarome Iginla and Shawn Thornton might make.

DJ Bean breaks down the first hours of NHL Free Agency 7-1-14

DJ discusses Shawn Thornton's new deal, and the on going negotiations with Jerome Iginla

DJ Bean, WEEI.com. The Bruins are not traded Marchand 6-13-14

DJ Bean joins the program to dismiss the recent rumors that the Bruins are in discussions to trade Brad Marchand to the Sharks for Patrick Marleau

Peter Gammons on the Sox …

Peter Gammons on the Sox and Jon Lester 7-21-14

MLB HOF'er Peter Gammons joined the show to discuss what the Sox will do with Jon Lester.

Jon Lester continues to dominate 7-21-14

John, Gerry and Jerry Thornton discussed the Red Sox sweep of the Royals.

Headlines, Headlines, Headlines: Passenger jet shot down by Russian-made missile 7-18-14

The top stories of the day as recounted by John Dennis.

Fauria Five: Which team i…

Fauria Five: Which team is the biggest threat to the Patriots in the AFC East? 7-21-14

Do the Bills pose the biggest threat? Should Sean McManus force his announcers on CBS to NOT say Redskins? What happens next? Tiger win another major, or will Rory complete a career grand slam? Colby Lewis was angry at Colby Rasmus for bunting against the shift. Should Red Sox fans have false hope, or cautious optimism?

Three For All: A 'lack-of-sex' spreadsheet, 7-21-14

Tim bought the entire DVD box set of True Detective and binge-watched the entire series in one weekend. Christian found a man who made a spread sheet of how and when his wife said "No" to sex. And most importantly, Lou spoke about a boy named Danny Nickerson. Danny was diagnosed with brain cancer last fall. He loves to see his name on postcards and mail, so Lou encouraged people to send Danny birthday cards.

Has the city of Boston gone soft on the Red Sox? 7-21-14

The guys respond to a Dan Shaughnessy column that points out that the Red Sox are on pace to finish in last place for the 2nd time in 3 years, yet ticket prices still remain among the highest in the league. Is Red Sox nation getting fat and happy now that the Curse of The Bambino has been lifted?

What are the real reasons…

What are the real reasons behind Tony Dungy's latest comments about Michael Sam?

We delve into Tony Dungy's comments on Michael Sam and drafting him, and how there may be more at work here than on the surface.

Sox seem to be alive again, so are you back in?

We talk Sox after a sweep over the Royals at Fenway. We look at fan interest and how nothing in the AL East is even remotely decided at this point.

Dale and Holley's Four at Four - Future's Bet Edition - 7-21-14

We tackle four topics, all spawned by Rory McIroy's futures bet he placed on his own son 10 years ago.

Jon Lester's Contract Sit…

Jon Lester's Contract Situation and the Future

Mut and Villani are talking about whether the Red Sox will give Jon Lester the type of contract he is looking for, or whether they might be shopping him with rumors of the Red Sox scouting Cole Hamels.

The All Star Game and the Worst Ideas in Sports

Mut and Villani are talking about the MLB All Star Game, Adam Wainwright and Derek Jeter, and what are some of the worst ideas in sports.

We're all yelling about LeBron James

SoccerCast - Liverpool Mi…

SoccerCast - Liverpool Midfielder Joe Allen

In this episode we talk about transfers across Europe, players we want to see in the MLS, and Liverpool's Joe Allen joins the show!

Fantasy Football Podcast July 18th

As we inch closer to August the initial Fantasy Football picture is starting to become more clear. Today, Jim Hackett and Pete Davidson of Rotobahn.com review Pete’s most recent article on WEEI.com featuring 20 High Value Targets to consider. The conversation features a deep analysis on upside players like Justin Hunter, Aaron Dobson, Tavon Austin, Michael Floyd and Martellus Bennett. As well as a breakdown on three Quarterbacks including Tom Brady who should be strongly considered ahead of their current Average Draft Position. Get ahead of the information while these great Fantasy Stocks are low!

The Bradfo Show: Thursdays with Red Sox bench coach Torey Lovullo

Rob Bradford is joined by Torey Lovullo, Red Sox bench coach, to talk about what went wrong with his team and how they might be able to fix it heading into the second half of the season. Included is a special guest cameo by Alex Speier.

Peter Gammons on the Sox …

Peter Gammons on the Sox and Jon Lester 7-21-14

MLB HOF'er Peter Gammons joined the show to discuss what the Sox will do with Jon Lester.

More from this show

Jon Lester continues to d…

Jon Lester continues to dominate 7-21-14

John, Gerry and Jerry Thornton discussed the Red Sox sweep of the Royals.

More from this show

Jon Lester dominant perfo…

Jon Lester dominant performance capped off by huge Fenway ovation, 7-21-14

Lester went 8 innings allowing only 4 hits and striking out 8 as the Red Sox swept the Royals. He walked off the mound to a standing ovation from the Fenway faithful. With every dominant performance, the price tag goes up.

More from this show

Three For All: A 'lack-of…

Three For All: A 'lack-of-sex' spreadsheet, 7-21-14

Tim bought the entire DVD box set of True Detective and binge-watched the entire series in one weekend. Christian found a man who made a spread sheet of how and when his wife said "No" to sex. And most importantly, Lou spoke about a boy named Danny Nickerson. Danny was diagnosed with brain cancer last fall. He loves to see his name on postcards and mail, so Lou encouraged people to send Danny birthday cards.

More from this show

Sports Saturday: Football…

Sports Saturday: Football season is around the corner, 7-19-14

Craig heard an interview from John Fox on the way to work today and it reminded him that football season is almost here. Him and Larry talk about Tom Brady's weapons what the offense could do this year.

More from this show

Weei Writers