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Shawn Bradley - C, 7'6, 275
Retired - Retired after 2005 season
       Date of birth: 03/22/1972
       Country: USA/Germany
     Drafted (NBA): 2nd pick, 1993
     Out of: Brigham Young
  NBA Experience: 12 years
  Hand: Right

From blog:


   Where Are They Now, 2011: Bookkeeping The Retired Guys
2011-04-19

Shawn Bradley - Last year, Bradley ran as a Republican candidate for the 44th district seat in Utah's House of Representatives. He lost. After that, he volunteered at a leper colony. Spoiler alert: this is the only such entry on this list.

Bradley also recently joined in on a Jimmer Fridette tribute song, sung to the tune of Wanted Dead Or Alive by Bon Jovi. He's the tall one in a wig.



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   Bookkeeping The Retired Guys, 2013 Edition
2013-03-19

Shawn Bradley - In retirement, Bradley has made an unsuccessful foray into politics, and is the chairman of the board of a boarding school. He also owns a ranch.

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   Where Are They Now, 2010; Part 8
2010-01-08

- Shawn Bradley

As was recently covered in the 1993 Draft WATN roundup, Bradley is long since retired and now works in a school. Here is the same gif from that article, as it can never have too many airings;



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   "That Guy We Drafted," 1993
2009-12-11

- 2nd pick: Shawn Bradley (Philadelphia)

- Bradley retired in 2005 after 8 and a half years with the Mavericks. He now works in a school.

As we all already know, Bradley was kind of a bust in the league. He was always good, but never great, and he aged fast. However, pre-Space Jam, Shawn Bradley was a hell of a prospect. Look me in the nostrils and tell me that if there was a 7'6 player in this year's draft that was capable of doing the following, that you wouldn't pick him second overall:



You can't. Because you would.

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