Brandon Bass with the Dallas Mavericks
|No. 30 – Boston Celtics|
|League||National Basketball Association|
April 30, 1985 |
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
|Listed height||6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)|
|Listed weight||250 lb (113 kg)|
|High school||Capitol (Baton Rouge, Louisiana)|
|NBA draft||2005 / Round: 2 / Pick: 33rd overall|
|Pro playing career||2005–present|
|2005–2007||New Orleans / Oklahoma City Hornets|
|2006||→Tulsa 66ers (D-League)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NBA.com|
Bass prepped at Capitol High School in Baton Rouge where he was one of the most sought-after recruits in the country his senior year.
A 6'8", 250 lb power forward from LSU, Bass was selected by the New Orleans Hornets (now called the New Orleans Pelicans) in the 2nd round (33rd overall) of the 2005 NBA Draft. He originally declared for the draft after his freshman season in 2004 but ultimately withdrew his name1 and returned to college. In 2005, he again declared for the draft after his sophomore season at LSU, where he was named the 2005 SEC Player of the Year.
On July 26, 2007, Bass agreed to sign with the Dallas Mavericks. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.2 During the 2008–09 season, Bass made a turnaround jumper to give Jason Kidd his 10,000th career assist.3
On July 10, 2009, Bass signed a contract with the Orlando Magic.4 He was traded to the Boston Celtics in December 2011 for Glen Davis and Von Wafer.5 In his first regular season game with Boston, Bass played 28 minutes, scoring 20 points and grabbing 11 rebounds in a loss to the New York Knicks on Christmas Day 2011.6 Over his first year with the Celtics, Bass averaged 12.5 points and 6.2 rebounds at 31.7 minutes a game. On May 21, 2012, Bass tallied a career playoff high 27 points to assist the Boston Celtics to a 3-2 series lead over the Philadelphia 76ers.7 The Celtics won that series, but were eliminated in the next round by the Miami Heat.
On July 14, 2012, Bass re-signed with the Boston Celtics.8
|GP||Games played||GS||Games started||MPG||Minutes per game|
|FG%||Field goal percentage||3P%||3-point field goal percentage||FT%||Free throw percentage|
|RPG||Rebounds per game||APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game|
|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game||Bold||Career high|
|2005–06||New Orleans/Oklahoma City||29||1||9.2||.400||.000||.632||2.3||.1||.1||.2||2.3|
|2006–07||New Orleans/Oklahoma City||21||3||7.7||.341||.000||.750||2.0||.1||.1||.1||2.0|
- Fifty-Three Early Entry Candidates Withdraw
- Mavericks Sign Brandon Bass
- Mavs' Kidd reaches 10,000 assists milestone against Raptors
- "Magic Sign Free Agent Brandon Bass". NBA.com. July 10, 2009. Retrieved August 2, 2013.
- Celtics Acquire Bass
- "Boston Celtics vs. New York Knicks - Box Score - December 25, 2011 - ESPN". Retrieved 25 December 2011.
- "Brandon Bass has best playoff game of his career".
- Celtics Re-Sign Brandon Bass
- #4 Chris Bass