Free Agent Avery Bradley Wanted to Return to Miami Heat

Free agent guard Avery Bradley is entering the 2021-22 season at age 30, but without a team at this point. While he’s actively working out for teams as he seeks out his next opportunity, the defensive-minded guard isn’t in Miami where he wanted to be. 

According to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, Bradley was very much open to a return with the Heat, but they weren’t interested in bringing him back at that time. 

Bradley played in ten games with Miami last season, averaging 8.5 points in 21.1 minutes per game while shooting 42.1 percent from deep. As good as Bradley is, the Heat acquired Kyle Lowry, who will take up quite a few minutes at the guard position. 

Either way, Bradley is amongst the handful of players that the Golden State Warriors are working out this week. A savvy NBA veteran, he’ll likely find a place in the League at some point this season.