Lakers sign Avery Bradley
By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
The Loa Angeles Lakers signed free agent guard Avery Bradley on Monday. He signed a two-year, $9.7 million deal.
Bradley is the latest addition to a rebuild roster that will feature stars LeBron James and Anthony Davis. The Lakers have also signed DeMarcus Cousins, Quinn Cook, Jared Dudley, Danny Green, and drafted Talen Horton-Tucker.
He was recently released by the Memphis Grizzlies. Memphis is rebuilding and did not want to pay him his $12.9 million salary.
He was traded by the Los Angeles Clippers to the Grizzlies on February 7, 2019 in exchange for JaMychal Green and Garrett Temple.
This will be Bradley’s fifth NBA team in his career. After playing seven seasons with the Boston Celtics, he has bounced around to three teams since the 2017-18 season.
Bradley returns to Los Angeles, California, where he previously played 55 games with the Clippers. He started all 55 games with the team, as he averaged 8.3 points, 2.8 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 0.6 steals, and 0.3 blocks in 29.6 minutes per game.
This past season, between the Clippers and the Grizzlies, he averaged 9.9 points, 2.8 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 0.7 steals, and 0.3 blocks in 30.2 points per game.
In his career, he has appeared in 522 games, including 449 starts. He has a career average of 12 points, 3.0 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 1.0 steals, and 0.2 blocks in 28.7 minutes per game.