Even the few bright spots during the Celtics’ underwhelming season so far aren’t able to get the recognition they deserve. Boston’s rookie forward Jared Sullinger, almost universally declared one of the steals of the 2012 NBA Draft thus far this season seemed like a virtual shoe-in for the Rookie-Sophomore Game aka Rising Stars Challenge this season. The selections for that game are in now however and Sully incredibly in not one of the nine rookies selected to take part. Here is a look at the full roster for the rookies.
Anthony Davis, Damian Lillard, Dion Waiters, Bradley Beal, Andre Drummond, Harrison Barnes, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Alexey Shved, and Tyler Zeller.
That’s right folks Tyler Zeller was somehow selected over Sullinger.
Start your complaints here.