Mar 19, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley (0) celebrates after scoring during the third quarter against the Miami Heat at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

Celtics 2014 Report Card: Avery Bradley

Dec 28, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Celtics point guard Avery Bradley (0) dribbles the ball up the court during the second half against the Cleveland Cavaliers at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

Avery Bradley

PPG: 14.9

RPG: 3.8

Moment of the Year: Shooting 50% from beyond the arc in January is pretty great, but his efficient performance against the Orlando Magic on November 11 may have been his most impressive game.

In the games he played this season, the Boston Celtics got what they were expecting from Avery Bradley. He offered solid outside shooting, tenacious on-ball defense, and without having to handle the ball so much, a cut down on turnovers.

But as much as things change, they still stayed the same. Bradley missed 22 games this year due to injuries and has yet to play more than 64 in his young career. This is really the biggest knock on Bradley so far in his professional stint. His ankles and feet have been giving him trouble since he was drafted, but there is no doubt that when healthy, Bradley is a perfect compliment to Rajon Rondo and Jeff Green.

It is now fair to question his durability if you are an NBA GM and Danny Ainge must be wondering what Bradley can fetch on the open market. After this past season, Ainge has to be wondering whether Bradley is going to be a key piece of the Celtics roster he envisions in this rebuilding.

I would be more than alright if Bradley is moved, or not resigned once his contract is up, but can see him becoming one of the best role players on the league in the right situation. The question is whether or not that will be on the next Boston Celtics team that is on ESPN every friday night.

Grade: B – 

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