Latest posts by Colton Jones (see all)
- Jones: LeBron taking apart NBA’s best defensive team - May 22, 2018
- Korver’s grit, guts, hustle inspire Cavaliers - May 22, 2018
- Gentry: ‘Not one single person’ with Pels doesn’t want Cousins back - May 22, 2018
Avery Bradley has had a busy year, having been trade twice since last season ended.
He was dealt from Boston to Detroit in a move made by the Celtics in order to move salary in order to sign free agent Gordon Hayward.
Last week, the Pistons included Bradley and fellow starter Tobias Harris in the blockbuster deal that sent five-time All-Star Blake Griffin to the Motor City.
Now a Clipper, Bradley shouldn’t get too comfortable in Los Angeles.
The Washington Post reports the Oklahoma City could be in pursuit of Bradley in the wake of losing starting shooting guard Andre Roberson for the season to a torn left patellar tendon.
The Post writes:
Sources say the Thunder have expressed interest in Bradley, who was traded to the Los Angeles Clippers Monday by the Pistons in the blockbuster deal that sent Blake Griffin to Detroit. Ever since that deal took place, there have been rumblings that the Clippers were considering moving on from the 27-year-old guard, who is in the final year of his contract and doesn’t seem likely to fit into their long-term plans.
Bradley is set to make his Clipper debut today against the visiting Chicago Bulls at Staples Center, if he’s physically able. He’s been dealing with groin issues all season.
Bradley, an unrestricted free agent after this season, has shot 38 percent from beyond the 3-point arc this season and is a 36.8 percent career shooter from 3.
Oklahoma City’s lack of viable assets to include in a deal for Bradley could prove to be problematic, though. Having already traded their first-round draft picks in 2018 and 2020, the Thunder’s next first-round choice available to be dealt would be their 2022 selection.
OKC reportedly has no interest in including rookie guard Terrance Ferguson.