@lucidsportsfan Doc did say in past week "by the playoffs" he hopes Avery Bradley is getting fourth quarter minutes. Won't take that long.
— Scott Souza (@scott_souza) January 13, 2013
Souza gave me this quote from Doc Rivers in reference to Bradley during a pregame interview on January 4th:
I think your offense is behind when you first come back, but I'm hoping by playoffs Avery's on the floor at the end of games because it's great to have an offensive and defensive guy (out there).
Bradley is shooting only 36.4% from the floor at the moment, so I understand Doc's hesitation. But, after playing just 18 minutes and sitting the entire 4th quarter against Phoenix on Wednesday, Bradley logged 26 minutes vs. Houston Friday, including the final 8:06 of the game. Hopefully those numbers will keep trending in that direction.
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