Shenzhen Aviators (CBA) is close to sign 29-year old American 206cm forward Jared Sullinger, college: Ohio State for season 2021-22 who played last time at Anyang KGC in South Korea. It is actually his comeback to Aviators as he has played here before. In 20 KBL games Sullinger recorded very impressive stats: 27.1ppg, 12.3rpg, 3.2apg and 1.4spg last season. Good year as he was voted League Player of the Week (3 times).
Sullinger won Korean KBL championship title in 2021.
The previous (2020) summer he played at Carmen’s Crew in U.S. semi-pro league Ohio State Alumni.
In 2012 Sullinger was drafted by Boston Celtics (NBA) in first round (21st overall). The former Ohio State standout is in his eleventh season in pro basketball.
He has played previously professionally in NBA (Toronto Raptors) and NBA G League (Raptors 905 Missisauga).
Among many awards Sullinger was selected to Asia-Basket.com All-Chinese CBA 2nd Team back in 2018.
The scouts decsribe him following way:
(by Adam Ganeles for NBADraft.net in 2012)
Soft touch, finishing ability, boardwork, wide frame and great hands. He’s a dual threat from there, either comfortably popping a mid-range jumper or attacking off the bounce with skilled handle. Undersized for the center position, a shortcoming he does not make up for in length.