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Avery Bradley can't do it alone

Guard's return will boost Celtics' sagging defense, but others must improve

Updated: January 2, 2013, 12:09 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

WALTHAM, Mass. -- Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers seems to wince a bit each time the words "savior" and "expectations" are uttered in conjunction with the impending return of third-year guard Avery Bradley.

Shelved for the past seven months after undergoing surgery on both shoulders, Bradley is expected to make his 2012-13 season debut on Wednesday night against the Memphis Grizzlies. Try as they might, neither Rivers, Bradley nor his teammates have been able to extinguish the idea that ...

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