Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports is reporting that Celtics rookie Jared Sullinger will miss the remainder of the season with a back injury.
Celtics rookie Jared Sullinger will miss the rest of the season with a back injury, league sources tell Y! Sports. He will need surgery.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) February 1, 2013
Sullinger was recently sidelined on January 30th for bask spasms. He currently averages 6.0 points and 5.9 rebounds per contest. He appeared in 45 games for the Celtics this season.
Side Note: Fab Melo will be active for the Celtics for the first time this season. He appeared in 19 games for the D-League affiliate Maine Red Claws and averaged 11.3 points and 6.8 rebounds.