The season has not been kind to the Boston Celtics.
They have not been playing up to their potential and that's partially due to getting bit hard by the injury bug. The injuries cost them depth in the back-court and put a lot of added responsibility on Avery Bradley. AB had his coming out party last year, earning the reputation of a tenacious defender. Most Celtics fans will still claim that - if Bradley were healthy - Boston would've beaten Miami in the Eastern Conference Finals.
We were all set to anoint him "The Dwayne Wade Stopper" after he blocked Wade's attempted dunk in the Garden last year. He was an irritant that Wade was happy not to see in the 2012 ECF. It also seems like Doc's belief in him is giving Bradley confidence as his offensive game is also beginning to blossom. This makes him a double-threat and ensures his defender never gets a night off when he is in the game.
His 18 point outburst against the Utah Jazz hints of his potential, he j...