Boston Celtics exercise contract option on Jared SullingerPosted by Inside Hoops
The Boston Celtics announced today that they have exercised a contract option on forward Jared Sullinger for the 2014-15 season.
This was an expected move. Sullinger is a talented young player and it makes sense to keep him around and see how he develops.
According to the Boston Herald, Sullinger will make $1,424,520 in the 2014-15 season.
Sullinger, a 6’9” forward, averaged 6.0 points and 5.9 rebounds in 19.8 minutes per game during the 2012-13 season. The second-year player only appeared in 45 games as a rookie for the Celtics before missing the final 37 games of the season due to lumbar disc surgery. Sullinger averaged 10.1 points, 4.6 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1.0 steal in 20.6 minutes per game during the 2013 preseason. He notched preseason highs of 19 points and nine rebounds at Philadelphia on October 11.