Get it, Mike!
When Avery Bradley was nearing a return there was a buzz around the team that is not normally associated with a combo guard who averaged 7.8 points and 1.4 assists a game last season. But as the first four games of Bradley's season have shown - he's not your typical twiner who chips in ~8 points a game. His on the ball defense and energy level has transformed the team. After giving up 98.1 points a game the first 30 games this season, the Celtics have given up just 86.3 PPG in the past four. The main reason? Bradley.
Today on Toucher & Rich, Celts play-by-play man Mike Gorman spoke glowingly of Bradley. Among the best quotes (link - audio at bottom of page).
On his energy level raising the team's level of play.
Energy on a basketball team is contagious, and if you get a guy that plays with a ton of energy you have to play that way yourself. You almost get embarrassed if you're not playing that way yourself. The Celtics, for a greater part of t...