Raising NBA age limit to 20 a hot topic with Celtics’ Jared Sullinger

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DALLAS – Jared Sullinger spent two years at Ohio State before going pro.

The Celtics forward wouldn’t mind if more college players were in school for at least that long before they could be able to make the same move.

“It would be better for the college game in general,” Sullinger said recently, leading up to Monday night’s game between the Celtics and Dallas Mavericks at the American Airlines Center.

“You’d get to see these guys for two years and they’d become the focal point and you’d see how they develop.”

Sullinger’s thinking is like that of new NBA commissioner Adam Silver, who has said it’s his desire to raise the league’s age limit to 20 to keep prospective NBA players in college one year longer.

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