Avery Bradley set back further by ankle

Celtics rookie will stay out to continue rehabbing surgically repaired ankle

Updated: October 17, 2010, 3:19 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

HARTFORD, Conn. -- Floor time is floor time. So when Celtics coach Doc Rivers tabbed Avery Bradley to address the fans before Boston's preseason win over the New York Knicks on Saturday night at the XL Center, the rookie did the thankless task knowing it'd be the only time he'd be on the court that night.

Rivers said after the game that Bradley's surgically repaired left ankle is still not responding well to rehab and the team is pondering whether to shut him down indefinitely to allow a ...

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