Avery Bradley Injury: Updates on Celtics Guard’s Leg and Return

April 14th, 2015 by Matt Fitzgerald Leave a reply »

Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley suffered a left quad contusion during Tuesday's game against the Toronto Raptors.

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Bradley Suffers Leg Injury vs. Raptors Tuesday, April 14 Adam Himmelsbach of The Boston Globe reports the details on Bradley's status after his exit from the floor at TD Garden:

Prior to leaving the contest, Bradley was leading the Celtics with 14 points on 5-of-11 shooting in 21 minutes of action.

The MetroWest Daily News' Scott Souza weighed in on how Boston might handle Bradley in the aftermath of his injury:

Coach Brad Stevens will have a hard time replacing Bradley, who leads the upstart playoff-bound squad with 13.9 points per contest. Boston would probably be best suited to rest Bradley in Wednesday's regular-season finale in Milwaukee. 

In addition to shouldering a fair share of the scoring load, Bradley is a valuable perimeter defender. Rookie Marcus Smart is strong in that area as well, but the Celtics have to hope Bradley can be fresh for the postseason soon as they try to make the most of a surprise playoff b ...

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