Jared Sullinger out for season with back injury

Saturday February 2nd, 2013

The Boston Celtics have lost another player for the rest of the season due to injury. According to a tweet from Adrian Wojnarowski at Yahoo! Sports, rookie forward Jared Sullinger will miss the remainder of the season with an unspecified back injury.

https://twitter.com/WojYahooNBA/status/297441092629057536

Sullinger did not practice with the Celtics on Thursday due to back spasms, and head coach Doc Rivers had previously told reporters that Sullinger was 50-50 to play against the Orlando Magic on Friday night. But now it appears the injury is serious enough to merit missing the remainder of the NBA season.

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