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Celtics go big in draft with Jared Sullinger, Fab Melo

The Celtics went for size and strength in the NBA draft, selecting Jared Sullinger and Fab Melo with the 21st and 22d picks Thursday night.

Sullinger, listed at 6 feet 9 inches, 280 pounds, played two seasons at Ohio State, declaring himself an early entry after the team’s final game, a loss to Kansas in the NCAA Tournament last season.

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