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Avery Bradley is on fire since the All-Star break

Last summer, when the Celtics inked Avery Bradley to a 4-year, $32 million contract, many fans thought it was far too much for a defensive specialist. But Bradley has proved this season that he is not just a one-dimesional player, as the fifth year Celtic continues to make strides on the offensive end.In the last three games, the Celts' starting shooting guard has shot out of this...
Via Celtics Life
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Avery Bradley has been stepping up

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. During the Brad Stevens era, coaches have attempted to impress on Bradley the importance of becoming a good team defensive player as well as an on-ball, lock-down defender. Sometimes those pleas have fallen on...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Notes: Avery Bradley Is Clutch; Linsanity Lives In Lakers Win

This embed is invalid" /> The Boston Celtics returned from an eight-day All-Star layoff this weekend, and Avery Bradley certainly looks well-rested. Bradley has been an offensive force in the first two games of the NBA’s unofficial second half, scoring 20 and 28 points after reaching the 20-point plateau just six times in his first 50 games this season. The...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Smart/Bradley/Thomas backcourt will work

Since the Celtics have acquired Isaiah Thomas there has been a lot of chatter about how he fits. The main concern among fans is that Thomas, who has been known to be a bit of ball-dominant player, will take away valuable minutes that rookie Marcus Smart could be getting to develop his game. There’s also the concern about how well the 3 guard rotation of Smart/Bradley/Thomas...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: Lottery or playoffs?

Currently sitting at 20-31 at the All-Star Break, the Boston Celtics face a difficult decision to make in the Eastern Conference. While penciled in for a high-lottery draft pick at the start of the season, and certainly after trading away leading scorer Jeff Green and All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo, Boston sits only a game and half behind the Miami Heat for the East’s eighth...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Notes: Avery Bradley Sees Young C’s Team ‘Learning How To Win’

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — The Celtics did something each of the last two nights that they’ve struggled mightily to do all season: finish off a close game in the fourth quarter. The wins haven’t exactly come against quality competition, but at least one Celtics player is pleased with the trend he’s seeing. “We’re learning how to win at...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Avery Bradley to play through thumb injury

One of the few bright spots in the Celtics 83-75 loss to the Heat on Sunday was the play by guard Avery Bradley.Bradley scored 17 points, while filling up the stat sheet with four rebounds, two assists and two steals. In 33 minutes the 5-year veteran knocked down eight of the 15 shots he attempted: But while the C's guard was doing his best to keep his team in the game, he suffered...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Avery Bradley Pulling For Hometown Seahawks Over Patriots In Super Bowl

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Sorry, Patriots fans. Avery Bradley won’t be on your side this Sunday. The Boston Celtics guard and Tacoma, Wash., native will be rooting for the team he grew up with in Super Bowl XLIX. “The Seahawks,” Bradley said Friday when asked whether Seattle or New England will hoist the Lombardi Trophy. “I’m hoping they...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Avery Bradley Lifts Celtics Past Nuggets 100-99 For Second Straight Win

Thursday night belonged to Evan Turner. On Friday night, Avery Bradley decided to take the spotlight. The Boston Celtics guard scored eight of his team’s final 10 points, including a clutch jumper with 25 seconds remaining, to lift the C’s to a 100-99 win over the Denver Nuggets at the Pepsi Center. After losing 24 consecutive games on the road to...
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Why Kevin Love makes Boston Celtics a contender

My least favorite part of having a job is performance reviews. Not that I mind being evaluated or told what I could be better at, that part I’m fine with, it’s the part about setting goals in regard to subjective matters. The questions are usually, “How can you be better?” “What are the areas you can improve upon?” And, “what goals do you have to improve your performance...
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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