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Boston Celtics star Jared Sullinger is averaging 14.1 points and 8.0 rebounds this season, but he was pulled from the starting lineup for Wednesday's game against the Denver Nuggets after being late for the second time this week. Instead of getting angry about coach Brad Stevens' decision to put him on the bench, Sullinger showed a sense of humor in the locker room following Boston's 104-100 win.

By Extra Mustard
February 05, 2015

Boston Celtics star Jared Sullinger is averaging 14.1 points and 8.0 rebounds this season, but he was pulled from the starting lineup for Wednesday's game against the Denver Nuggets after being late for the second time this week. 

In a blog post for ESPN Boston, Sullinger apologized for being late. Instead of getting angry about coach Brad Stevens' decision to put him on the bench, Sullinger showed a sense of humor in the locker room following Boston's 104-100 win.

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How did Sullinger address the media? With a Steve Urkel "Did I do that?" t-shirt, of course.

Sullinger was also benched for Sunday's game against the Miami Heat after arriving late for the team's walkthrough. He missed the entire walkthrough on Wednesday, citing traffic from the New England Patriots' Super Bowl parade.

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