On January 14, 2011, Bradley was assigned to the NBA Development League’s Maine Red Claws and played in his first game for the team the same day, scoring 11 points in 21 minutes.
Before joining the Boston Celtics for the game against the Charlotte Bobcats on February 7, 2011, Bradley was called up following Marquis Daniels’s spinal cord injury during an Orlando Magic game on February 6.
When Bradley played more than 15 minutes in one Celtics game during his rookie season, he tallied 20 points, three rebounds, two assists, and two steals.
Although he appeared in just two NBA games with ten or more minutes and did not participate in any of the Celtics’ playoff games, he was an integral part of their regular-season success.
It was on June 30, 2011, that the Celtics activated their third-year team option to extend Bradley’s rookie contract through the 2012–13 season.
Avery Bradley Parents: Who Are Avery Bradley Parents, Avery Bradley Sr. and Alicia Jones-Bradley?
Avery Bradley was born to parents Avery Bradley Sr. and Alicia Jones-Bradley.
As a child, Avery’s mother worked at a welfare office while his father served in the military for 22 years.
Even after his parents split in 2001, Bradley continued to see his father frequently because of his job as an actor, which carried him throughout the country.
It was in the summer of 2004 that he and his family moved from Texas to Tacoma before the start of his eighth-grade year.