Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 9/28/12
If there is any other Celtic besides Rajon Rondo who makes Boston’s post-KG and post-Pierce future bright, it would have to probably be Avery Bradley.  Stolen Drafted by the C’s 19th overall in 2010, Bradley emerged this past season as a legitimate NBA force – especially on the defensive end where his on-ball pressure has given many opponents fits (this one opponent in particular, comes to mind).  Whenever the 6’2” 180-lb. Texas product teams in the backcourt with Rondo, the C’s defensive tempo goes into overdrive and opponents bear the pain (witness here).  Hence, The Game Changer. Bradley’s rise, however, isn’t limited to one end of the floor.  His ability to hit the corner three (shot 41% 3FG last season) and cut through the backdoor successfully have made him a reliable source of offense.  After averaging just 1.7 ppg off-the-bench in his rookie year, Bradley contributed 7.6 ppg in 2011-12 as a budding starter – including a six-game stretch in mid-April when he burn...
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