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Brandon Bass

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Celtics

Biography

Background

2013-14 SEASON: Appeared in eight games for the Celtics during the preseason averaging 8.1 points, 6.6 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 22.7 minutes per game...Notched a season-high 20 points against Utah on Nov. 6...Tied career-highs in blocks (4) and rebounds (13) against Memphis on Nov. 27...Recorded his first career three-pointer against Cleveland on Nov. 29...Tied a career-high with three steals at New York on Dec. 8...Recorded a double-double with 17 points and 12 rebounds to go along with two steals and two blocks against the Clippers on Dec. 11...Recorded 17 points on 6-of-6 shooting from the field and 5-of-6 from the line against Brooklyn on Jan. 26...Tied a season-high with 20 points against the LA Lakers on Feb. 21....Recorded 18 points, nine rebounds and a career-high-tying four blocks against Chicago on Mar. 31.

2012-13 SEASON: Averaged 8.7 points, 5.2 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 0.79 blocks in 27.6 minutes per game...Netted a then season-high 16 points to go along with five rebounds against Chicago on Nov. 12…Tied a season-high with 16 points against San Antonio on Nov. 21…Notched a double-double against Orlando on Nov. 25 with 13 points 12 boards…Recorded 12 points, eight rebounds, a season-high-tying two steals and a season-high three blocks against Minnesota on Dec. 5…Tied a career-high with four assists against the LA Clippers on Feb. 3…Tied a career-high with 13 rebounds at Oklahoma City on Mar. 10…Notched a double-double finishing with a season-high tying 16 points to go along with 11 rebounds at Dallas on Mar. 22…Notched a new season high of 22 points at Cleveland on Mar. 27...Recorded double-figures in points in 33 games and recorded 20 or more points twice...Recorded three double-doubles...Led the Celtics in scoring five times, rebounding 11 times, steals 10 times, blocks 26 times and in minutes seven times...Recorded his 2,000th rebound against Chicago on Feb. 13...Recorded his 4,000th point against Miami on Apr. 12.

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2011-12 SEASON: Averaged a career-high 12.5 points and a career-high 6.2 rebounds in 31.7 minutes per game...In his first game as a Celtic, recorded a double-double with 20 points and 11 rebounds against New York on Dec. 25…Recorded a double-double against New Jersey on Jan. 4 with 15 points and a career-high-tying 13 rebounds…Recorded his first start as a Celtic against Chicago on Jan. 13 and recorded 10 points, nine rebounds, a steal and a block in 32:41 of action….Tied a career-high with four blocks against New York on Mar. 4…Posted a season-high 22 points against Golden State on Mar. 14…Tied a season-high with 22 points at Charlotte on Apr. 15...Set a career-high with three steals against Chicago on Apr. 5…Missed a total of seven games due to a sore left knee (Feb. 5; Feb. 12 - Feb. 22)...Averaged 12.9 points, 6.2 rebounds and 1.1 blocks in his 39 starts...Recorded his 3,000th career point against Golden State on Mar. 14...Led the Celtics in rebounding in 17 games, in blocks 18 times and in minutes 11 times…PLAYOFFS: Averaged 11.1 points, 5.3 rebounds and shot 92.2% from the free throw line…Scored a playoff career-high 27 points against Philadelphia on May 21…Also posted career-highs in rebounds (10), assists (four) and in minutes played (41)…2010-11 SEASON: Averaged a career-high 11.2 points and 5.6 rebounds in 26.1 minutes per game…Made 51 starts in which he averaged 11.8 points and 5.8 rebounds per game…Shot a career-high 51.5% from the floor…Ranked 19th in the NBA in field goal percentage…Led or tied the team in scoring three times and in rebounding five times…Scored in double-figures 45 times and had 20 or more points three times…Scored a career-high 27 points against Detroit on Dec. 3…Had three double-doubles…Recorded at least one blocked shot 35 times and had two-or-more blocks 12 times…Pulled down his 1,000th rebound against Memphis (Nov. 15) and scored the 2,000th point of his career at Denver (12/14)…PLAYOFFS: Started in all six games for the Magic averaging 7.3 points and 4.2 rebounds in 23.2 minutes per game…2009-10: Played in 50 games for Orlando, averaging 5.8 ppg. and 2.5 rpg. in 13.0 minpg….Shot .511 (119-233) from the floor…Made three starts, averaging 10.0 ppg., 3.0 rpg. and 1.00 stlpg. in 24.7 minpg. during that span…Also appeared in seven postseason contests, averaging 2.7 ppg. and 1.1 rpg. in 6.0 minpg….Scored in double figures 11 times, including a season-high 17 points on Dec. 2 vs. New York…Grabbed a season-best nine rebounds on Mar. 13 @ Washington…Recorded his 900th career NBA rebound on Mar. 3 vs. Golden State…Had at least one blocked shot 19 times, including a season-high three blocks on Dec. 16 vs. Toronto…Missed one game (Nov. 13) due to the flu…DNP-CD 31 times...2008-09: Played in 81 games with Dallas, averaging 8.5 ppg. and 4.5 rpg. in 19.4 minpg….Shot .496 (252-408) from the field and .867 (182-210) from the free throw line…Tied for 19th in the NBA in free throw percentage…Scored in double figures 31 times…Recorded four double-doubles…Pulled down 10+ rebounds five times, including a career-high 13 boards on Apr. 10 vs. New Orleans…Had at least one blocked shot 41 times, including a career-high four blocks on both Jan. 8 vs. New York and Feb. 25 vs. Milwaukee…2007-08: Appeared in 79 games (one start) with Dallas, averaging 8.3 ppg. and 4.4 rpg. in 19.7 minpg….Also played in five postseason outings, averaging 11.6 ppg. and 6.8 rpg. in 26.6 minpg., while shooting .960 (24-25) from the free throw line…Scored in double figures 34 times, including a career-high 21 points on Mar. 30 @ Golden State…Missed two games due to injury: Nov. 5 due to a sprained left ankle and Jan. 23 due to a sore right Achilles…Also DNP-CD on Dec. 28….2006-07: Played in 21 games (three starts) with New Orleans, averaging 2.0 ppg. and 2.0 rpg. in 7.7 minpg….Registered 37 DNP-CDs and spent 24 games on the Inactive List…2005-06: Appeared in 29 games (one start) during his rookie campaign with New Orleans, averaging 2.3 ppg. and 2.3 rpg. in 9.2 minpg….Made his NBA debut on Nov. 1 vs. Sacramento, tallying two points and one rebound…Made first career start on Apr. 17 @ Phoenix, recording four points and three boards…Played in one game with the Tulsa 66ers of the NBA Development League (16 pts, 5 rebs)…Had 25 DNP-CDs and was on the Inactive List for 28 games.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Drafted by the New Orleans Hornets in the 2nd round (33rd pick) of the 2005 NBA Draft on June 28, 2005 ... Signed as a free agent with the Dallas Mavericks on July 26, 2007 ... Signed as a free agent with the Orlando Magic on July 10, 2009 ... Traded by the Orlando Magic to the Boston Celtics for Glen Davis and Von Wafer on December 12, 2011. COLLEGE CAPSULE: Played two seasons at Louisiana State University, averaging 15.1 ppg., 8.2 rpg. and 1.76 blkpg. in 34.2 minpg. in 59 career games…Finished career as LSU’s third all-time leading shot blocker (104)…Posted 19 double-doubles and scored 20+ points 13 times…As a sophomore (2004-05), named SEC Player of the Year and earned Honorable Mention All-America honors from The Associated Press, after averaging 17.3 ppg., 9.1 rpg. and 1.8 blkpg.…Led the SEC in field goal percentage (.567), while ranking third in scoring, second in rebounding and fourth in blocked shots…As a freshman (2003-04), averaged 12.8 ppg., 7.4 rpg. and 1.9 blkpg….Led the team and was eighth in the SEC in blocked shots, while standing second on the Tigers in both scoring and rebounding.

PERSONAL: Appeared in eight games for the Celtics during the preseason averaging 8.1 points, 6.6 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 22.7 minutes per game...Notched a season-high 20 points against Utah on Nov. 6...Tied career-highs in blocks (4) and rebounds (13) against Memphis on Nov. 27...Recorded his first career three-pointer against Cleveland on Nov. 29...Tied a career-high with three steals at New York on Dec. 8...Recorded a double-double with 17 points and 12 rebounds to go along with two steals and two blocks against the Clippers on Dec. 11...Recorded 17 points on 6-of-6 shooting from the field and 5-of-6 from the line against Brooklyn on Jan. 26...Tied a season-high with 20 points against the LA Lakers on Feb. 21....Recorded 18 points, nine rebounds and a career-high-tying four blocks against Chicago on Mar. 31.
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