NBA DRAFT 2001
Michael Thomas Bradley
Burncoat HS, Worcester, Mass.
April 18, 1979
Selected in the first round (17th pick overall) by the Toronto Raptors.
An early entry candidate for the 2001 NBA Draft after playing one season at Villanova and two seasons at Kentucky.
Named Second Team All-America by The Associated Press as a junior.
Led the nation in field goal percentage (69.2%) as a junior.
Holds the single-season school record for field goal percentage at both Villanova and at Kentucky (67.7%).
Was a unanimous selection to the 2001 All-Big East Conference First Team.
Was a finalist for both the John R. Wooden Award and the Naismith Award in 2001.
As a junior at Villanova, finished in the top 20 nationally in scoring (20.8 ppg, 20th), rebounding (9.8 rpg, 16th), and field goal percentage (69.2%, 1st), leading the team in all three categories.
Scored 20 or more points in 22 games.
Posted 14 double-doubles.
Scored a career-high 29 points with a career-high seven assists and nine rebounds in win over Virginia Tech.
Set career highs in rebounding (18), minutes played (46) and blocked shots (6) in double-overtime loss at West Virginia.
Collected 22 points, 10 rebounds, five assists, two blocks and two steals in win over St. John's.
Received Big East Player of the Week honors twice and Big Five Player of the Week honors once.
His Division I-leading field goal percentage broke the Villanova single-season school record of 64.0% set by former NBA forward Ed Pinckney.
Sat out 1999-2000 season after transferring to Villanova.
As a sophomore at Kentucky, set a new school record for field goal percentage (65.7%).
Led nation in that category for one week in February before dropping below the number of attempts needed to qualify.
Started all 37 games for the Wildcats, who made it all the way to the Midwest Regional Finals before losing to Michigan State.
Averaged 9.8 points and 4.9 rebounds per game.
Scored a season-high 19 points vs. Miami.
Scored 18 points vs. both Florida and Georgia.
Collected 12 points and eight rebounds vs. Auburn.
Saw limited action in 32 games as a freshman.
Contributed to Kentucky's national championship season with 2.4 ppg and 1.7 rpg.
Shot 66.7% from the field.
Filled in at center vs. Alabama in the SEC Tournament, collecting 10 points, six rebounds, three blocks and two steals in 14 minutes.
|Three-point field goals: 1997-98, 0-for-0 (.000).
|Three-point field goals: 12-for-34 (.353).