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Jared Sullinger’s agent: Surgery now right move

Jared Sullinger’s back surgery was something the Celtics were hoping to put off until the summer, according to his agent, David Falk.

Sullinger was flagged with back issues during an NBA pre-draft examination, causing him to drop to the Celtics with the 21st overall pick. Falk said Sullinger’s condition was corrected with Friday’s surgery, and he is expected to return to basketball activities in six months.

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