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Boston Celtics: 3 Reasons Fab Melo Will Outshine Jared Sullinger
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Big man Melo has some skills that could allow him to be the C's most impactful rookie.

Before, during and after the 2012 NBA draft, it's been the first of the Celtics' two first-round picks, Jared Sullinger, who has garnered more ink, commentary and scuttlebutt.

Don't sleep on the second of those two first-rounders though. Fab Melo can ball.

Melo, the 7'0", 273 lb. monster out of Syracuse by way of Brazil, fills some huge needs for the C's, beginning and ending with his size and ability to play in the paint.

In fact, there are some scenarios that may indicate Melo having an even better impact as a rookie than Sullinger.

The two possess far different skill sets, but what Melo brings to the table in terms of what the Celtics have been lacking in over the past couple years gives him the chance to potentially eclipse his fellow first-rounder.

Here's a look at a sample size.

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