Avery Bradley, So Long: The Boston Celtic Who Could’ve and Would’ve

January 14th, 2011 by B. Leave a reply »
Avery Bradley has finally been sent to the D-League's Maine Red Claws.

Wishful thinking got me hoping that he would have a breakout game. But being behind four future Hall of Fame starters, a star point guard in Rajon Rondo and one of the, if not the, deepest, best benches in the NBA, it is kind of hard to showcase yourself.

Not to mention the fact that he is a rookie point guard having to learn the practiced system that the Celtics ran.

It all started with the 2010 NBA Draft. I was still left with a sour taste from the turn of events in the 2010 NBA Finals. Then the picks that the Celtics attained deviated my attention: Avery Bradley.

I definitely remember the name from before in my hours of surfing college highlight reels. 

Then, naturally, I googled the kid and saw so much promise. While not as star spangled as some of the other picks, there was definitely promise, especially with the defensive-oriented Boston Celtics.

Immediately, Avery sustained an ankle injury during a draft workout. Omen.

Already behind in learning the game of the floor general playing like a scoring guard in a point gua ...

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