Found March 23, 2013 on Beyond The Buzzer:
Avery Bradley may be know for his defense, but the 6’2 Celtics guard proved he can throw it down Saturday night against the Grizzlies, soaring down the lane for the one-handed slam on Memphis’ Ed Davis.
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