In a Boston Herald article this morning by Mark Murphy, Jason Terry talks of his long standing relationship with Avery Bradley. As a high school sophomore, Bradley was a member of an AAU team in Tacoma, Washington that was founded by Terry's father. Terry recalls playing in a pickup game with the young Bradley:
Avery Bradley: "The Glove 2.0?"
We were in a 5-on-5 scrimmage, and he was holding his own. He was competitive. He was guarding me and a couple of other pro guys — Jamal Crawford was one of them — and you knew right then that this kid had a competitive fire. And at this point, he wasn’t a top college prospect. He was just a young high school kid.
Terry also discussed last January 11th, when his Dallas Mavericks visited the Garden:
If it wasn’t me, it was (Mavericks teammate) Jason Kidd, and (Bradley) would literally pick us up full court. One time I asked him in the middle of the game, ‘Come on, young fella, you’ve got to back up a little bit,’ and he said, ‘Man, thi...