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Prospect Profile

Avery Bradley

  • Full Name: Avery Antonio Bradley, Jr.
  • Position: Point Guard / Shooting Guard
  • Height/Weight: 6-2 / 180
  • Birthdate: November 26, 1990
  • College: Texas
Boston Celtics Round 1: Pick 19
2009-10 34 32 159 368 0.432 36 66 0.545 42 112 0.375 98 71 44 18 396 11.6

Career Highlights: A Big 12 All-Freshman Team and All-Big 12 Honorable Mention selection in 2009-10. Competed for the USA Junior Select Team in the 2009 Nike Hoop Summit as a high school senior.


Freshman (2009-10): Ranked second on Texas in scoring (11.6 ppg), steals (44) and minutes played (29.5 mpg). Shot 37.5 percent from three-point range and recorded an impressive 18 blocks. A Big 12 All-Rookie Team selection by the league coaches and Big 12 All-Freshman Team by the media. Named All-Big 12 Honorable Mention by the coaches. Posted season highs in points (29) and rebounds (9) vs. Colorado, shooting 12-of-14 from the field and 3-for-3 from three-point range. Recorded 25 points and five rebounds vs. Nebraska. Had 24 points, six rebounds, six assists and three steals at Iowa State, converting 10-fo-14 shots. Totaled 21 points and three steals at Oklahoma, shooting 9-of-16 from the field.


High School: Spent his senior year at Findlay Prep in Henderson, Nevada, averaging 19.1 points, 4.6 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 2.9 steals. Led Findlay to a 33-0 record and the mythical high school national championship. Named the High School National Player of the Year and ranked as the No. 1 prospect nationally by ESPNU. A McDonald's All-American and Jordan All-American. Won the slam dunk contest at the McDonald's All-American Game. First-team Parade Magazine All-American. Recorded 21 points (10-of-14 FG) in 29 minutes for the USA Junior Select Team at the Nike Hoop Summit.  Transferred to Findlay after spending his freshman through junior years at Bellarmine Prep (Tacoma, Wash.).


Strengths: Quick and explosive athlete, who plays bigger than his height. Excellent defender. Can create his own shot and score off the dribble. Solid mid-range shooter.


Personal: Became a Texas fan when his family lived in Arlington, Texas from 2001-04. Family moved back to Tacoma in the summer prior to his eighth grade year (2004).

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