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Celtics forward Jared Sullinger still trying to prove people wrong

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WALTHAM — Jared Sullinger still holds a grudge.

On his phone, the Celtics forward said he still has remarks the media made before he was drafted in 2012 that doubted if he even should be drafted at all.

“It kind of reminds me why I’m out here, and what I need to do,” Sullinger said after practice Tuesday.

“It kind of puts fuel in the fire. I remember two years ago when everyone said I couldn’t play in the NBA —‘I was too small, I wouldn’t be able to score,’ all that stuff. I look at those guys and kind of laugh, but I still have to prove people wrong.”

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