Brandon Bass

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Brandon Bass
Brandon Bass.jpg
Brandon Bass with the Dallas Mavericks
No. 30 – Boston Celtics
Position Power forward
League National Basketball Association
Personal information
Born (1985-04-30) April 30, 1985 (age 28)
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (203 cm)
Listed weight 250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
High school Capitol (Baton Rouge, Louisiana)
College LSU (2003–2005)
NBA draft 2005 / Round: 2 / Pick: 33rd overall
Pro playing career 2005–present
Career history
20052007 New Orleans / Oklahoma City Hornets
2006 Tulsa 66ers (D-League)
20072009 Dallas Mavericks
20092011 Orlando Magic
2011–present Boston Celtics
Career highlights and awards
Stats at NBA.com

Brandon Samuel Bass (born April 30, 1985) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

High school & College

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. From 2003 to 2005, Bass played college basketball at Louisiana State University where he was named the 2005 SEC Player of the Year.

NBA career

Bass was selected by the New Orleans Hornets 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.

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

Personal

Bass' younger brother, Chris, played college basketball for Louisiana State as well.9

NBA career statistics

Legend
  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

Regular season

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
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
2007–08 Dallas 79 1 19.7 .499 .000 .822 4.4 .7 .3 .6 8.3
2008–09 Dallas 81 0 19.4 .496 .000 .867 4.5 .5 .3 .7 8.5
2009–10 Orlando 50 3 13.0 .511 .000 .825 2.5 .4 .2 .5 5.8
2010–11 Orlando 76 51 26.1 .515 .000 .815 5.6 .8 .4 .7 11.2
2011–12 Boston 59 39 31.7 .479 .000 .810 6.2 .9 .6 .9 12.5
2012–13 Boston 81 69 27.6 .486 .000 .860 5.2 1.0 .5 .8 8.7
2013–14 Boston 82 73 27.6 .486 .333 .858 5.7 1.1 .4 .9 11.1
Career 558 240 22.5 .491 .095 .834 4.7 .7 .4 .7 8.9

Playoffs

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2008 Dallas 5 0 26.6 .472 .000 .960 6.8 .4 .6 .6 11.6
2009 Dallas 10 0 19.2 .550 .000 .903 4.1 .7 .7 .4 9.4
2010 Orlando 7 0 6.0 .538 .000 .833 1.1 .1 .0 .0 2.7
2011 Orlando 6 6 23.2 .421 .000 .923 4.2 .3 .5 .8 7.3
2012 Boston 20 20 30.4 .463 .000 .922 5.3 .8 .7 .5 11.1
2013 Boston 6 5 34.0 .483 .000 .800 6.7 1.2 .3 .2 6.7
Career 54 31 24.4 .479 .000 .909 4.7 .6 .5 .4 8.8

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