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Avery Bradley appointed as Jazz vice president of player development

Published April 16, 2024 at 5:16 PM

The Utah Jazz have appointed Avery Bradley as the team's Vice President of Player Development. His duties in this position will encompass overseeing the collaboration between the locker room, front office, and coaching staff, as well as evaluating personnel and handling other related responsibilities.

''When you get the opportunity to bring in someone with the wealth of experience and insight that Avery has, it's always an exciting addition,'' said Jazz general manager Justin Zanik. "He'll bring an important perspective working with our team as well as our coaches and players as we move forward in our ultimate goal of winning an NBA Championship."

The Utah Jazz concluded the season with a record of 31-51, missing both the playoffs and the play-in tournament.

Avery Bradley, who was selected as the No. 19 overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft, spent the initial seven years of his career with the Boston Celtics. Following his tenure there, he played for several other teams, including the Detroit Pistons, Los Angeles Clippers, Memphis Grizzlies, Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat, and a second stint with the Lakers. Bradley last appeared in the NBA during the 2021-22 season.

Although Bradley, now 33, has not officially declared his retirement, he remained unsigned as a free agent over the last two seasons. Recognized for his defensive prowess, Bradley earned All-Defensive team honors twice, including a First Team selection in 2016.

Interestingly, Bradley was among the players who chose not to participate in the 2020 NBA Bubble, despite being part of the Lakers squad that secured the championship that year. He did not take part in the conclusion of the regular season, the playoffs, or the Finals.

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