‘Hell Yeah’: Dubs’ Fans Go Crazy As Warriors’ Sign Veteran Guard Avery Bradley

Published 09/24/2021, 5:31 PM EDT


The Golden State Warriors have filled their last training camp spot. They will reportedly be signing free agent Avery Bradley, who has agreed to a deal with the Warriors. The organization has been plagued with injuries for the past two seasons and is looking forward to assembling the perfect roster as the 2021-22 season begins.

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That being said, fans had a strong reaction to this news on social media — especially since rumors around the Warriors signing someone were being discussed. Apart from Bradley, Quinn Cook and Isiah Thomas were other stars who were also in the loop.

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Let’s take a look at what exactly fans had to say about this recent deal.

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Fans react to the Warriors signing Avery Bradley

Unsurprisingly, fans’ reactions were a bit mixed, though most people are excited to see how Bradley fits into the roster. Some referred to him as a great defender, while others wondered if his offensive skills will be enough.

Certain users remained confused over the teams’ choice, asking the Warriors about choosing Bradley over someone like Thomas. Despite some resistance, the majority of the responses were positive, happy about the Warriors acquiring Bradley ahead of the training camp.

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Additionally, as this is only a spot for the training camp, Bradley might have competition for the 15th roster spot. The 30-year-old needs to compliment other Warriors’ players well, and his defense will play a pivotal role.

May 21, 2021; San Francisco, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots the basketball against Memphis Grizzlies forward Jaren Jackson Jr. (13) during the third quarter at Chase Center. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

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Having started his career with the Boston Celtics, Bradley has been with various teams since 2017. His only title came with the 2020 Lakers. Bradley played with the Miami Heat and Houston Rockets last season and was soon looking for a new place to play in.

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The Warriors have been operating without some key players for two years. This has hampered them from making the playoffs. With Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry back, the team will surely aim to regain their dominance.

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Devika

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Devika Pawar is a golf and NBA writer at EssentiallySports. A psychology graduate from KJ Somaiya, she has over two years' worth of sportswriting experience at Republic World. Devika loves NBA a little too much and is a dedicated Golden State Warriors fan.

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