NEWARK - The Boston Celtics came away with a pair of bigs and a pair of teammates at the 2012 NBA Draft, which took place at the Prudential Center on Thursday night. Boston drafted Jared Sullinger, a forward from Ohio State, at No. 21 overall and followed up the selection with Fab Melo, a center from Syracuse, with the No. 22 overall pick in the first round. The final pick of the night for the Celtics was Kris Joseph, Melo's teammate at Syracuse, who the Celtics drafted at No. 51 overall (No. 21 pick in the second round).
So, to recap, here are the newest members of the Boston Celtics. Welcome, gentlemen!
NBA Draft 2012 - Boston Celtics Draft Picks
- First Round (No. 21 Overall) - Jared Sullinger (Forward - Ohio St. Buckeyes)
- First Round (No. 22 Overall) - Fab Melo (Center - Syracuse Orange)
- Second Round (No. 51 Overall) - Kris Joseph (Forward - Syracuse Orange)