Recommendation: The Celtics took Sullinger with the 21st pick in Thursday's draft despite his red flags. "There are some issues there," team president Danny Ainge said. "Our medical staff thinks that short-term and long-term there may be some maintenance issues with the back. Doc Rivers played with a herniated disk for 13 years. It may need surgery at some point, it may not." Ainge later said he wasn't implying Sullinger would need surgery prior to next season.
- Danny Ainge