HoopsHype Avery Bradley rumors

LATEST HOOPSHYPE VIDEOS

March 12, 2015 Updates

As a small group of reporters gathered around, waiting only to ask how it felt to play his first game back in Boston, Jeff Green buttoned his shirt and left without saying a word, sucking the air out of a Garden locker room for the final time this season. Across the hallway, a larger media contingent circled Avery Bradley, one of many Celtics heroes on the night. “We’re like a family out there,” he said after scoring a team-high 17 points -- including the dagger with 7.9 seconds left -- in a 95-92 upset of Green’s Grizzlies. “We’re a lot closer than we were, and it shows on the court.” WEEI.com

March 11, 2015 Updates
March 10, 2015 Updates
March 9, 2015 Updates

As expected, Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley will not join the Celtics for their final road game at Miami on Monday. But he is progressing to the point where a return to action appears to be sooner rather than later. “Avery feels better,” Boston head coach Brad Stevens told reporters. “From everything the doctor has said to him, we’re shooting for Wednesday to play. He will not join us on this trip.” CSNNE.com

March 8, 2015 Updates
March 6, 2015 Updates
March 5, 2015 Updates
February 22, 2015 Updates
February 19, 2015 Updates
February 2, 2015 Updates

Celtics shooting guard Avery Bradley suffered a left thumb sprain during Sunday's loss and said that X-rays revealed there might be a small fracture. It didn't stop Bradley from returning to Sunday's game after the injury, and he said he doesn't believe he'll miss time moving forward. "It's been messed up, I think I fractured it today [when] I fell on it [going for a steal]," Bradley said. "But it's fine. It's not my shooting hand so I'll be OK. ... I'll just go out there and keep playing -- tape it up and keep playing." ESPN.com

January 25, 2015 Updates

“I have confidence in myself and my teammates have confidence in me,” said Bradley. “I have confidence because I put the work in. I know if I’m not making the shot, Evan [Turner] can make the shot, Jared [Sullinger] can make the shot. That’s what kind of team we are. We all have to go out there and believe that we can make the shot. I just have the confidence in myself that every shot is going to go in.” Boston Globe

January 23, 2015 Updates
January 5, 2015 Updates

"Well, I haven't played defense in a couple of years, you know I've been able to hide a lot with Avery Bradley on the ball," Rondo said casually after the Mavs’ shootaround. "He helped out, the young guy. But here, they expect me to play defense. In the West, if you don't play defense you'll get embarrassed every night at the point guard position. So I took it as a challenge to myself." SB Nation

Was he joking? One can never be sure of his intentions, but Rondo’s quote calls to mind an old Bob Dylan line: "Don’t ask me nothing about nothing, I might just tell you the truth." SB Nation

January 2, 2015 Updates

Q: Tough to say goodbye to Celtics teammates? Rajon Rondo: “It happens so often in this league. It starts in training camp when you have to say goodbye to the guys that get cut. You are attached to them for a few weeks and they get cut. I’ve been here for a long time. I’ve been friends with Jeff, Brandon and Avery for five years now. We still keep in touch. No one has died. We still have the same phone numbers and we keep in touch.” Boston Globe

December 19, 2014 Updates

Any rumor missing? E-mail us at   hoopshype@hoopshype.com.