Found May 24, 2012 on Celtics Town:
This had been shaping up to be the year the Boston Celtics were finally unbothered by injury. But Avery Bradley’s shoulder popped out of its socket once too many times, he might undergo surgery any day now, and the Celtics suddenly rest one loss away from a possible end to the Big Three era, or one win away from Ray Allen and his damning bone spurs defending Dwyane Wade for 30-plus minutes per contest.When the season started, who would have figured a Bradley injury would prove so much more critical than the one Allen suffered in March?  Allen’s bone spurs allowed Bradley to find himself and the Celtics to stumble inadvertently upon their best lineup. Bradley’s injury now forces a struggling Allen back into the starting lineup, and shines a brighter spotlight on the struggling duo of Mickael Pietrus and Keyon Dooling. With Bradley, Rajon Rondo could freely roam off the opponent’s non-ball-handler, using his gambling for good. Without Bradley, Rondo’s gambling turns into paint touch...
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