Found December 17, 2012 on
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...
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While the Celtics work through their rotation issues, another piece was added to the mix today with Avery Bradley returning to practice. While it is still estimated that his return will be in early January, it does open up the discussion of minute distribution, specifically at shooting guard.The Celtics primary problem this year has been rebounding, much of which has stemmed from...
Avery Bradley is expected to return to practice floor for the Celtics this week. The team could certainly benefit from the defense and energy that are the calling cards of the 3rd year guard out of Texas. Bradley will need a few weeks of practice to shake off the rust, get into game shape and [...]
According to the official Twitter of the Boston Celtics, guard Avery Bradley will practice with the C’s today in Chicago for the first time this season. Doc Rivers tells the media that Avery Bradley will practice with the team for the first time this season today in Chicago. — Boston Celtics (@celtics) December 17, 2012 [...]
Avery Bradley will practice today #celticsabout 3 hours ago via Twitter for BlackBerry®ReplyRetweetFavorite@GwashNBAGlobegary washburnAt the very least, this certainly makes the ****** loss to the Spurs seem considerably less important.
Avery Bradley practiced on Monday for the first time as he continues his progression back from double-shoulder surgery last spring.
The third-year guard took part in the Celtics’ full 90-minute practice in Chicago, according to multiple reports, without any setbacks or incidents. The Celtics play the Bulls at the United Center on Tuesday night, but Bradley is not expected to be...
As the Celtics get ready for the Bulls tonight, Avery Bradley is trying to get himself back in the mix. The good news is that after a couple of days working out, all is going well… but he’s not coming back for a little while.
“We’ll try to get a few weeks of practice under my belt before I start thinking about playing in a game,” said Bradley, who underwent offseason...
Avery Bradley may want to get fitted for a white 10-gallon hat, or maybe blue tights and a red cape, because if he truly ends up rescuing the Celtics from their current defensive crisis, it will be a feat worthy of the Lone Ranger or Superman.
When the Thunder visited Boston last month, Oklahoma City coach Scott Brooks could not find enough nice things to say about Bradley. The third...
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.
Bradley has been rehabbing with a mid-December return to practice in mind. He has hesitated to put a timeline on a return to game action, stressing...
Avery Bradley returns to full practice
Many fans had high hopes for the Boston Celtics this season with key additions to the roster and added talent. This season has been far from ideal and consistent thus far however for the Celtics. You would have to think it would take a little time for the team to bond and play with the chemistry of a championship caliber team with all of the...
Molly previews the return of Avery Bradley as he participated in contact drills at Celtics practice for the first time this season yesterday.
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Celtics coach Doc Rivers told Boston media that guard Avery Bradley would return to practice on Monday in Chicago, marking the first time he has practiced with the team this season.
Bradley has been sidelined with shoulder injuries since last May, when he elected to have surgery on his dislocated left shoulder and missed the remainder of the Celtics playoff run. He also had surgery...
Boston Globe Avery Bradley returns to practice, gives sagging Celtics a much-needed boost – Gay Washburn discusses what it will mean for Boston to have the shooting guard back in the lineup. Boston Herald Spark plug Bradley ready to go – Steve Bulpett reports on Bradley’s return to practice, but the C’s have not yet decided [...]
Avery Bradley is on the comeback trail, and for many Celtics fans, he can’t travel it fast enough.
Without the shooting guard in the lineup this season, the C’s have yet to find their defensive identity, and the team’s inconsistent, up-and-down play has persisted much longer than many would have anticipated. With plenty of new faces in the mix for 2012-13, some growing pains...
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