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KG welcomes rookies to Celtics with nicknames

Updated: October 12, 2012, 5:58 PM ET
Associated Press

WALTHAM, Mass. -- Jared Sullinger is "Sully."

Dionte Christmas is "Temple," because that's where he went to college.

And Kevin Garnett calls Fab Melo is "Melo" because "I don't like really calling a man `Fab."

The Boston Celtics rookies are getting nicknames, compliments of the man himself known as "KG" and "The Big Ticket." Garnett went out of his way on Friday to make it clear that he's doing it to be affectionate and not because, like many veterans throughout basketball and ...

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