As it inches closer to the start of the 2022-23 season in many basketball leagues around the world, a number of alumni of the Boston Celtics are finding themselves new teams to play for. Among them reportedly is former Boston big man Jared Sullinger, according to HoopsHype’s Alberto De Roa.
Per De Roa, Sullinger will play next season for the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA)’s Shenzhen Leopards. It will be the Ohio State product’s second stint with the CBA franchise, though in his last tenure with that team in 2017-18, they were known as the Aviators. That team was the first overseas team Sullinger played for after his stint with the Toronto Raptors didn’t pan out, with the Columbus native also having played for Anyang KGC of the Korean Basketball League in the interim.
Sullinger was the Celtics’ 21st overall pick of the 2012 NBA draft and played 258 games for the team over four seasons.
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He averaged 11.1 points, 7.7 rebounds, and 1.8 assists per game with the team over that stretch.
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