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0  -  Avery Bradley - PG/SG, 6'2, 180
Boston Celtics - Drafted 19th overall in 2010
       Date of birth: 11/26/1990
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): 19th pick, 2010
     Out of: Texas
  NBA Experience: 4 years
  Hand: Right

When: Where:
2009 - 2010 Texas (NCAA)
June 2010 - present Boston Celtics (NBA)
October 2011 - November 2011 Hapoel Jerusalem (Israel)


Date
League
Transaction
2010 NBA Draft NBA Drafted 19th overall by Boston.
2nd July, 2010 NBA Signed four year, $7,084,872 rookie scale contract with Boston. Included team options for 2012/13 and 2013/14.
14th January, 2011 D-League Assigned by Boston to Maine Red Claws of the D-League.
7th February, 2011 D-League Recalled by Boston from Maine Red Claws of the D-League.
30th June, 2011 NBA Boston exercised 2012/13 team option.
5th October, 2011 Israel Signed a one month contract with Hapoel Jerusalem during the NBA lockout.
6th November, 2011 Israel Left Hapoel Jerusalem.
30th October, 2012 NBA Boston exercised 2013/14 team option.
15th July, 2014 NBA Re-signed by Boston to a four year, $32 million contract.


From blog:


   Creative Financing in the NBA, 2010
2010-08-12

Of the aforementioned 29 players signed so far, all but Wesley Johnson, DeMarcus Cousins, Greg Monroe, Gordon Hayward, Avery Bradley, Craig Brackins, Quincy Pondexter and Lazar Hayward have performance incentives in their contracts. This means that the top three picks all have them, as do most of the ones below them. So when I say it is standard practice to have performance incentives in rookie scale contracts, I am not just yanking your crank. It really is.

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   Sham's 2010 NBA Draft Night Recap, Part 1
2010-06-27

Pick 19: The Celtics are up next, and the panel are discussing everything they can think of Celtics related. Stu Scott prefixes this debate by asking Jeff Van Gundy which way he leans, which is funny if you're six. Meanwhile, Jon Barry is catering to his own strengths, and has reverted to form by pointing out really obvious things about old NBA players. Did you know that Kevin Garnett will never be as good as he used to be? Jon Barry does.

As Bilas talks over David Stern's announcement of the pick, the Celtics select Avery Bradley from Texas. The fact that Bradley is best as a point guard and yet averaged 2 assists per game is less than ideal; however, it's still a good pick. Bradley is a legitimate defensive player, even of those both quicker and bigger than him, and is somewhat Kirk Hinrich-like in that regard. His set shot is also good for a player of his age, and has developed quickly. He can't really do a whole lot off the dribble, nor create in the half court, but on a team with Paul Pierce, this should be fine.

That said, I do have one question: does anyone need both Avery Bradley and Tony Allen?

Bradley's highlight montage shows him playing stifling defense on Arkansas's Courtney Fortson. Fortson, too, is in this draft, yet he is destined to go undrafted. Would you draft a 5'11 point guard who shot 35% from the field and committed 5.1 turnovers per game? I probably would not. But he's unrelentingly confident, as evident by the fact that he's in the draft. So he's got that going for him.

Bradley's 'Must Improve' caption claims that he must improve his "shooting." If you respect my opinion at any point, trust me when I say to you that Jay Bilas is more right than the caption guy. Stu Scott then tells a story about how Bradley learnt "time management" from Kevin Durant, which begs the question of why you never see "time management" on a draftee's Must-Improve caption.

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