As John wrote earlier today, Doc Rivers, Paul Pierce, Jet & KG were all absent from today’s workout. So who kept things organized while the vets & head coach were away? As Chris Forsberg tells us, it was none other than “Zero Tolerance”:
Rajon Rondo is off rehabbing an ACL injury and the practice floor featured nearly as many newcomers (4) as guys who started the season with the team (5).
In fact, of the nine players on the floor, the average age was roughly 26.2, with 30-year-old Chris Wilcox and 29-year-old Shavlik Randolph the elder statesmen of the bunch. So where does the leadership come from at that point?
The youngest guy in the pack, of course, in 22-year-old Avery Bradley.
I absolutely love the leadership role that AB has taken. Now granted, we all know that the vocal leader on defense is KG, but as far as leading by example goes, Bradley’s tenacity and unbridled energy has been contagious:
Having taken on more responsibilities since Rondo went down, particularly as...