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Evan Turner
Former OSU star Jared Sullinger lives his playoff dream with Celtics

CLEVELAND When the Boston Celtics sent out a news release on Feb. 22 that he had been lost for the regular season, Jared Sullinger believed it. The former All-American at Ohio State admitted he virtually gave up hope when he learned he'd suffered a stress fracture in his left metatarsal in a game 11 days earlier. It was a crushing blow. At the time, the third-year power forward was the Celtics' leading scorer and rebounder. Sullinger had been pleased with how he'd played before the All-Star break, averaging 14.4 points, 8.1 rebounds and 2.4 assists. The Celtics had made some trades and were just 1 1/2 games out of the eighth playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, one game...