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Shawn Bradley
Shawn Bradley
Position: None
Born: 03/22/72
Height: 7-6 / 2.29
Weight:274 lbs. / 124.7 kg.
JJ: When did you know he’d be, not just a pro, but legendary pro? GD: I met him in the eighth grade and I knew then that he was going to be a pro, but as time went on, how good of a pro started to unravel. When he was heading into his senior year he was scrimmaging with Jerry Stackhouse and Shawn Bradley and all the reports were that he was holding his own in those settings, if not getting the best of some of those settings. Then he exploded into his senior year and become the Naismith Player of the Year, the top ranked high school player and became a McDonald’s All American. Some of the stuff he was doing at that time made me realize we had something really special going on.
In 12 NBA seasons, Shawn Bradley never became the Hall-of-Fame-caliber player many thought he would be coming out of BYU. Instead, the 7-foot-6 center was known for his struggles, especially high-flying dunks by opponents at his expense. The ex-Maverick was interviewed for “Posterized,” an ESPN 30 for 30 Short on Grantland.com, telling his story of on-court futility and how he was perceived by basketball fans around the country. In the short film, Bradley discusses how basketball was never his top priority, but that his family and religion took precedent over team matters.