We’ve been waiting for word as to when Avery Bradley would be ready to get back onto the floor.
Well, the word has come. And that when is today.
Celtics guard Avery Bradley, sidelined since mid May due to shoulder issues that required a pair of offseason surgeries, is scheduled to engage in contact activities for the first time during the team’s offday workout on Monday in Chicago, according to the team.
……. too dramatic?
At the risk of reiterating to the point of exhaustion, the trickle down effect of Avery Bradley’s return should be noticeable, simply because Bradley will be able to cut down dribble penetration.
With less dribble penetration, there will be fewer bigs pulled out of position to help bail out the guards.
With less helping of the guards, there will be fewer offensive rebounds because bigs can stay home on their guys.
With fewer offensive rebounds, there will be fewer second chance points and points in the paint.
Also, with the ball pressure and fewer rebounds combin...