Avery Bradley keeps positive attitude

Celtics rookie eager to play but takes recovery from injury in stride

Updated: November 27, 2010, 10:45 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

Avery Bradley celebrated his 20th birthday Friday and his gifts included $20 from Nate Robinson (one dollar for each year of his existence) and a DNP, courtesy of coach Doc Rivers. Neither were likely at the top of his wish list.

No, Bradley, Boston's first-round selection in June's draft, is scheduled to make $1.42 million this season (which is roughly $60,000 more than Shaquille O'Neal will bank at the veteran's minimum), so money isn't an issue.

And, deeming himself at nearly full ...

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