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NBA: Celtics F Jared Sullinger Arrested For Domestic Assault
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NBA: Celtics F Jared Sullinger Arrested For Domestic Assault

Sep 3 2013, 6:03pm CDT | by

Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger was arrested over the weekend following a domestic dispute with his girlfriend.

Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger was arrested over the weekend for a domestic dispute with his girlfriend.  According to the Boston Globe's David Abel and John R. Ellement, Sullinger "...

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NBA: Celtics F Jared Sullinger Arrested For Domestic Assault

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Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger was arrested over the weekend following a domestic dispute with his girlfriend.

Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger was arrested over the weekend for a domestic dispute with his girlfriend. 

According to the Boston Globe's David Abel and John R. Ellement, Sullinger "repeatedly pinned his girlfriend to a bed and to the floor and snatched her cellphone when she told him she was going to call police during a heated argument inside Sullinger's townhome here on Saturday, authorities alleged today." 

Among the charges Sullinger pleaded not guilty to were assault and battery, intimidation of a witness and destruction of personal property, per Abel and Ellement. 

Tensions escalated in Sullinger's residence early Saturday evening when the couple argued about infidelity. When things reached a boiling point, Sullinger reportedly pushed his girlfriend, says Assistant District Attorney Sarah Ellis. 

The girlfriend, who was identified as Deann Smith, has reportedly been with Sullinger since their college days at Ohio State. Judge Gregory C. Flynn ordered Sullinger to communicate with her only by telephone or in the presence of another person.

He also set bail for the Celtics forward, who turned himself in at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, at $5,000. 

Sullinger released a statement about the incident on Tuesday which reads:

"I voluntarily reported to the Waltham police this morning to respond to charges against me. The experience was humbling and embarrassing for me. Yet I know that this situation has brought both sorrow and embarrassment to my girlfriend, my family, the Boston Celtics organization, my teammates, and my fans. To all of you, I aplogize from the bottom of my heart.

"My lawyers have advised me not to discuss the case at this time. But I wanted to immediately and publicly apologize to everyone affected by this situation." 

Sullinger, the 21st pick of the 2012 NBA Draft, averaged six points and 5.9 rebounds last season in 45 games before undergoing surgery for his ailing back. 

 
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Knicks defeat Celtics for first exhibition win

Oct 11 2014 9:40pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Carmelo Anthony scored 16 points and the New York Knicks earned their first victory of the preseason Saturday with a 96-80 win over the Boston Celtics. J.R. Smith added 14 for New York (1-1), while Tim Hardaway Jr. and Cleanthony Early had 11 apiece off the bench. The Knicks lost to the Celtics in nearby Hartford on Wednesday. Smith hit consecutive 3-point field goals late in the third period, helping the Knicks increase the lead to 78-64 heading ...
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1 week ago

Knicks defeat Celtics for first exhibition win

Oct 11 2014 9:40pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Carmelo Anthony scored 16 points and the New York Knicks earned their first victory of the preseason Saturday with a 96-80 win over the Boston Celtics. J.R. Smith added 14 for New York (1-1), while Tim Hardaway Jr. and Cleanthony Early had 11 apiece off the bench. The Knicks lost to the Celtics in nearby Hartford on Wednesday. Smith hit consecutive 3-point field goals late in the third period, help ...
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1 week ago

Knicks defeat Celtics for first exhibition win

Oct 11 2014 9:40pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Carmelo Anthony scored 16 points and the New York Knicks earned their first victory of the preseason Saturday with a 96-80 win over the Boston Celtics. J.R. Smith added 14 for New York (1-1), while Tim Hardaway Jr. and Cleanthony Early had 11 apiece off the bench. The Knicks lost to the Celtics in nearby Hartford on Wednesday. Smith hit consecutive 3-point field goals late in the third period, helping the Knicks increase the lead to 78-64 heading to the fourth. Bost ...
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1 week ago

Knicks defeat Celtics for first exhibition win

Oct 11 2014 9:40pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Carmelo Anthony scored 16 points and the New York Knicks earned their first victory of the preseason Saturday with a 96-80 win over the Boston Celtics. J.R. Smith added 14 for New York (1-1), while Tim Hardaway Jr. and Cleanthony Early had 11 apiece off the bench. The Knicks lost to the Celtics in nearby Hartford on Wednesday. Smith hit consecutive 3-point field goals late in the third period, helping the Knicks increase the lead to ...
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Sullinger lifts Celts to pre-season win vs Knicks

Oct 8 2014 9:19pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

HARTFORD, Conn. — Derek Fisher lost his coaching debut with the New York Knicks when Jared Sullinger scored 23 points to lead the Boston Celtics to a 106-86 preseason win on Wednesday night. Fisher played 18 seasons in the NBA before he replaced the fired Mike Woodson in June. The Knicks went 37-45 last season and missed the playoffs, just a year after winning the Atlantic Division and advancing to the Eastern Conference semifinals. Tim ...
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Sullinger lifts Celts to pre-season win vs Knicks

Oct 8 2014 9:19pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

HARTFORD, Conn. — Derek Fisher lost his coaching debut with the New York Knicks when Jared Sullinger scored 23 points to lead the Boston Celtics to a 106-86 preseason win on Wednesday night. Fisher played 18 seasons in the NBA before he replaced the fired Mike Woodson in June. The Knicks went 37-45 last season and missed the playoffs, just a year after winning the Atlantic Division and advancing to the Eastern Conference semifinals. Tim Hardaway Jr. led the Knicks with 18 points. ...
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Sullinger lifts Celts to pre-season win vs Knicks

Oct 8 2014 9:19pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

HARTFORD, Conn. — Derek Fisher lost his coaching debut with the New York Knicks when Jared Sullinger scored 23 points to lead the Boston Celtics to a 106-86 preseason win on Wednesday night. Fisher played 18 seasons in the NBA before he replaced the fired Mike Woodson in June. The Knicks went 37-45 last season and missed the playoffs, just a year after winning the Atlantic Division and advancing to the Eastern C ...
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1 week ago

Sullinger lifts Celts to pre-season win vs Knicks

Oct 8 2014 9:19pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

HARTFORD, Conn. — Derek Fisher lost his coaching debut with the New York Knicks when Jared Sullinger scored 23 points to lead the Boston Celtics to a 106-86 preseason win on Wednesday night. Fisher played 18 seasons in the NBA before he replaced the fired Mike Woodson in June. The Knicks went 37-45 last season and missed the playoffs, just a year after winning the Atlantic Division and advancing to the Eastern Conference semifinals. Tim Hardaway Jr. led the Knicks with 18 points. Carmelo Anthon ...
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1 week ago

Sullinger lifts Celts to pre-season win vs Knicks

Oct 8 2014 9:19pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

HARTFORD, Conn. — Derek Fisher lost his coaching debut with the New York Knicks when Jared Sullinger scored 23 points to lead the Boston Celtics to a 106-86 preseason win on Wednesday night. Fisher played 18 seasons in the NBA before he replaced the fired Mike Woodson in June. The Knicks went 37-45 last season and missed the playoffs, just a year after winning the Atlantic Division and advancing to the Eastern Conference semifinals. Tim Hardaway Jr. led the ...
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