Avery Bradley RUMORS & NEWS

  • Lakers’ Alex Caruso Explains New Role With Rajon Rondo & Avery Bradley Out

    Heavy "With just a couple of weeks before the return of the NBA, the Los Angeles Lakers will be missing two key players in Avery Bradley and Rajon Rondo. Bradley won’t be participating at all while there’s a chance Rondo comes back when he’s healthy...." July 15

  • Frank Vogel confirms it's likely Kentavious Caldwell-Pope will start

    USA Today "Los Angeles Lakers head coach Frank Vogel confirmed on Monday afternoon that Kentavious Caldwell-Pope will be the likely answer at starting shooting guard, replacing Avery Bradley, who opted out of the restart. Vogel’s reasoning is pretty sound considering the Lakers went 17-3..." July 13

  • NBA Season Restart Preview; The Biggest Names Sitting Out League’s Return

    NESN "When NBA teams take the floor for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic suspended the season, rosters will look a lot different. Some teams will be missing key contributors, while others won’t have the depth pieces they’ve grown to rely on throughout the 2019-20..." July 11

  • Lakers will give Bradley a ring if they win title

    Yahoo! Sports "The Los Angeles Lakers plan to reward guard Avery Bradley, who opted out of the NBA’s restart, with a championship ring this season if the franchise is able to capture its 17th NBA title. "Yes, [Lakers general manager] Rob Pelinka made me aware of the..." July 08

  • J.R. Smith Rocks Lakers Hat on L.A. Taco Run, Done Deal?!

    TMZ "J.R. Smith seems excited about his reunion with LeBron James -- he's already rockin' a Lakers hat around town! Check out the pic of Smith hitting up Pinches Tacos on Tuesday -- Lakers hat, Black & Mild in his mouth, red bandana around his neck. Of..." July 01

  • Never Forget JR Smith's NSFW Message to Woman in His Twitter DMs

    12 Up "The Los Angeles Lakers decided to add one of the NBA's most explosive personalities to their roster, as JR Smith is joining the team to make up for Avery Bradley's decision to sit out the rest of the 2020 season. Smith might be known as a solid sharpshooter..." June 30

  • LeBron James Still Silent on Lakers’ Avery Bradley Sitting Out

    Heavy "The NBA anticipated that, upon setting up the rules for its return to action after the suspension of the season in March because of the novel coronavirus outbreak, there would be players who would opt out of rejoining their teams. While he is not a star by any stretch, the biggest..." June 29

  • How Avery Bradley's absence at Disney bubble impacts LeBron James, Lakers' pursuit of a championship

    CBS Sports "Avery Bradley wasn't the first player to decide not to play when the NBA season resumes at Disney World in Orlando, but he is by far the most important to do so thus far. Davis Bertans and Trevor Ariza may hold similar value as players, but..." June 24

  • Lakers' Avery Bradley opts out of NBA restart, cites family concerns

    ESPN "Los Angeles Lakers guard Avery Bradley has opted out of playing in the NBA's Orlando, Florida, restart of the season, he told ESPN on Tuesday. Bradley, who started 44 games for the Lakers this season, informed team management of his decision. The Lakers will be able..." June 24

  • Lakers’ Danny Green Has Strong Words for Avery Bradley

    Heavy "The Los Angeles Lakers have been a cohesive group all season long, but a number of players on the team find themselves at odds. Most of the team appears excited about playing basketball again. Kyle Kuzma and Jared Dudley have made it clear that they want to come back..." June 20

  • Lakers Organization Believes Dwight Howard Will Play When Season Resumes

    Lakers Nation "The Los Angeles Lakers are getting ready for their first playoff appearance since the 2012-13 NBA season. Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, as well as nationwide protesting over racial injustice, this year’s playoffs will look much different.  Players..." June 17

  • Don’t Let Avery Bradley and Dwight Howard’s Possible Absence Alter LeBron James' Legacy

    12 Up "Every team that is built to win a championship has a few components in common: effective coaching, superstar talent, and really good role players that fill in where necessary and come up big in a playoff game or two. For the Lakers, they have all three of these key factors in place to..." June 17

  • Avery Bradley: Coalition wants NBA's plan for black causes before restart

    ESPN "Los Angeles Lakers guard Avery Bradley -- a co-leader of a players coalition with Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving -- says his group is eager to hear the league office, ownership and sponsors detail a plan on issues of importance to the black community before..." June 16

  • Kyrie Irving, Avery Bradley Talking for NBA Players Who Fear Retribution

    Bleacher Report "Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving and Los Angeles Lakers guard Avery Bradley reportedly helped form a player coalition to raise concerns about restarting the NBA season in Orlando, Florida, amid the COVID-19 pandemic and with the national conversation focused on..." June 15

  • The Players That Could Leave The Lakers This Offseason

    Fadeaway World "The Los Angeles Lakers are first in the West with a 49-14 record. With two superstars leading the way, everything seems to be going right for the LA giants. But that doesn’t mean the exact same team will be reunited next year. While LeBron James and Anthony Davis are clearly..." April 04

  • Lakers Veteran Drops Intriguing Insight on How Team Is Staying Focused

    Heavy "It’s now been quite a while since an NBA game has been played and there doesn’t appear to be an end in sight. The Los Angeles Lakers have perhaps the most to lose if the season is outright canceled. They were on a roll before the season was put on suspension and..." March 28

  • After Long Wait, Lakers’ Avery Bradley Exacts his Revenge

    Heavy "Alittle more than six months ago, point guard Avery Bradley was pondering the start of the season as he began his tenure with the Lakers after a rocky stretch that saw him bounce through six different organizations in the span of two years. One of those organizations was the Clippers,..." March 08