2013-14 Player Profile: Brandon Bass


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 and 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 minutes seven times...Recorded his 2,000th rebound against Chicago on Feb. 13...Recorded his 4,000th point against Miami on Apr. 12...PLAYOFFS: Averaged 6.7 points, 6.7 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 34.0 minutes per game.

PROFESSIONAL CAREER: 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 SEASON: Played in 50 games for Orlando, averaging 5.8 points and 2.5 rebounds in 13.0 minutes per game...Shot .511 (119-233) from the floor...Made three starts, averaging 10.0 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.00 steal in 24.7 minutes per game during that span... 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...PLAYOFFS: Appeared in seven postseason contests, averaging 2.7 points and 1.1 rebounds in 6.0 minutes per game... 2008-09 SEASON: Played in 81 games with Dallas, averaging 8.5 points and 4.5 rebounds in 19.4 minutes per game...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 SEASON: Appeared in 79 games (one start) with Dallas, averaging 8.3 points and 4.4 rebounds in 19.7 minutes per game... 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...PLAYOFFS: Played in five postseason outings, averaging 11.6 points and 6.8 rebounds in 26.6 minutes per game, while shooting .960 (24-25) from the free throw line...2006-07 SEASON: Played in 21 games (three starts) with New Orleans, averaging 2.0 points and 2.0 rebounds in 7.7 minutes per game...Registered 37 DNP-CDs and spent 24 games on the Inactive List...2005-06 SEASON: Appeared in 29 games (one start) during his rookie campaign with New Orleans, averaging 2.3 points and 2.3 rebounds. in 9.2 minutes per game...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 DNPCDs and was on the Inactive List for 28 games.

COLLEGE CAREER: Played two seasons at Louisiana State University, averaging 15.1 points 8.2 rebounds and 1.76 blocks in 34.2 minutes per game 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 points, 9.1 rebounds and 1.8 blocks per game...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 points, 7.4 rebounds and 1.9 blocks per game...Led the team and was eighth in the SEC in blocked shots, while standing second on the Tigers in both scoring and rebounding.

PERSONAL: Full name is Brandon Sam Bass...Has one son, Brandon, Jr. (3)...Nickname is "BBass"... Younger brother, Chris, plays basketball at LSU...Favorite food is red beans and rice...Likes to relax by watching television...Honored by LSU as a member of the 2000's All-Decade Team as part of a celebration of 100 years of Tigers basketball in March of 2008...Dedicated new Reading and Learning Centers in the Dallas-Fort Worth area...The Brandon Bass Reach Back Foundation hosted summer camp for 40 underprivileged children in the Dallas-Fort Worth area...Raised money with every field goal made between March and April to benefit the 2008 Brandon Bass Youth Basketball Summer Camp.


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