Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 4/4/12
The education of Avery Bradley has moved beyond general studies portion and into the advanced theories section. It began with suffocating defense, the same way a scrawny 14-year-old at the end of the junior varsity bench would try to earn more playing time. It became something more than a novelty act when Bradley started cutting to the rim and scoring in bunches. In the past two weeks, he has flashed a better-than-expected jump shot and generated debate over whether he should retain the starting off-guard spot once incumbent starter Ray Allen returns from a right ankle injury. Bradley has now...

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