11:32 PM EDT, Fri October 24, 2014

Bradley: Maine man on a mission

Paul Pierce started laughing the moment Avery Bradley walked into the locker room. The Boston Celtics were in Charlotte in February 2011, and Bradley had just been recalled from the NBA Development League for emergency depth. The rookie's hair had grown out while on assignment, and Pierce howled at the sight before asking Bradley, "Are there no barbershops in Maine?" The laughing stopped a couple of days later. Bradley, his confidence rebuilt after a nine-game stint with the team's minor league affiliate, was having an eyebrow-raising practice.
Celtics Today Oct 13, 2014
Evan Turner, and Avery Bradley don't want to let up once the season starts

Evan Turner, and Avery Bradley don't want to let up once the season starts

Avery Bradley has worked hard to become a two way player in the NBA. Bradley's growth on the offensive end has been well documented, and it's earned him a key role as one of the Celtics offensive weapons. Bradley averaged a career best 14.8 points per game last year in the post Paul Pierce, and Kevin Garnett era. Bradley intends on taking his scoring to an entire different level this season. CSNNE"I just try to be aggressive, take what the defense gives me," Bradley said. "One thing that [Celtics coach] Brad [Stevens] always tells everyone, if you have an opportunity to shoot the ball, shoot...
Celtics Today Oct 4, 2014
Avery Bradley wants to become an elite defender

Avery Bradley wants to become an elite defender

Avery Bradley built a reputation during his first few seasons with his defensive game and ability. His offensive game has become more of the story since his growth last season. Now it seems like AB wants to get back to basics. Bradley needs to become an elite defensive player on a consistent basis without a doubt, and he knows it.. CSNNE"I'm a defensive player first," he told reporters. "I let everything else come. I know my team needs me to guard the best offensive player every single night and that's what I'm willing to do. And that's my main focus really. I don't worry about the offense....

Camp fires: Bradley keeps focus on D

WALTHAM, Mass. -- Coming off the best offensive season of his career, one that helped him secure a lucrative long-term extension, Boston Celtics shooting guard Avery Bradley said his primary goal for the 2014-15 season is reestablishing his reputation as a defense-first player. “I want to be on the first team all-defense," Bradley said Thursday when asked about his individual goals for new season. "I made the second team two years ago. That’s my No.

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