Avery Bradley

Avery Bradley Jr. ( * November 26, 1990 near Merced, California ) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Boston Celtics in the NBA.


In his high school graduation 2009, Bradley was one of the best players in his class. The American College Sports TV ESPNU evaluated him at number one, Yahoo Sports in fourth and fifth place Scout.com.

Bradley led the team of the Henderson International School to a victory of the national high school basketball championship against Oak Hill Academy with 56:53. He played in the 2009 McDonald 's All- American Game. In that year he also won the McDonald's High School All-American Dunk Contest.

Bradley attended the University of Texas. He spent part of his childhood in Arlington, where he participated in the Texas Longhorns basketball program and followed the beginning of the career of TJ Ford.

In his first season with the Texas Longhorns, he played in all 34 games starting five, reaching a points average of 11.6 points per game.

When NBA Draft 2010 he was selected as 19 of the Boston Celtics. He signed his rookie contract with the Celtics on July 2, 2010. On 14 January 2011 Bradley became the farm team of the Celtics, the Maine Red Claws reassigned. After a spinal cord injury to his teammates Marquis Daniels he was from February 7, again in 2011 for the Celtics squad. In his rookie season, Bradley scored an average of 1.7 points per game. During the NBA lockout in 2011, he played three games in Israel with Hapoel Jerusalem. After Ray Allen had violated the meantime, Bradley got a lot more playing time and rose to become a regular player. Especially for his defensive work, he got a lot of praise from all sides. On April 20, 2012 Bradley recorded a Career High 28 points in a game against the Atlanta Hawks. Bradley played in 64 of 66 games and started in 28, he scored an average of 7.6 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.4 assists. In the playoffs, Bradley injured his shoulder and so missed the start of the new season 2012/13. His comeback he celebrated on January 2, 2013 in a loss to the Memphis Grizzlies.

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