Shawn Bradley Athlete Profile

#45 Shawn Bradley

Position: Center Height: 7-6 Weight: 210 Roster Years: 1990-1991 Hometown: Castle Dale, UT



All-America

  • 1990-91 Basketball Times Freshman First Team

Personal

Born 3/22/72 in Landstuhl, Germany ... parents are Reiner and Teresa Bradley ... is an Eagle Scout ... narrowed his recruiting visits to UCLA, Arizona, Duke, Syracuse, and North Carolina before signing with BYU ... served mission to Sydney, Australia ... Shawn and his wife Annette have six children.

Before BYU

Finished with a career 68-4 record at Emery High School, including 43-game home winning streak ... career totals of 20.3 points, 11.5 rebounds, and 5.4 blocks per game ... led Emery to state titles in junior and senior seasons ... averaged 25 points, 17 rebounds and nine blocks in his senior season ... 3-time all-state ... 2-time MVP of state ... USA Today All-American ... Parade All-American ... Street and Smith All-American ... McDonalds All-American ... Dick Vitales 1st team All-American ... All Star Sports Publication Number-one player ... named as one of Basketball Times publication Top 3 Centers,,,Co-MVP of McDonalds All-American game ... 1989 Outstanding High School Male Athlete”Utah Chapter of the National multiple Sclerosis Society.

After BYU

Picked second by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 1993 NBA Draft ... named to the 1994 All-Rookie Second Team ... played in the NBA for 12 seasons for the 76ers, the New Jersey Nets and the Dallas Mavericks ... averaged 8.1 points, 6.3 rebounds and 2.5 blocks for his career ... led the NBA in blocks per game in 1996-97 and total blocks in 2000-01 ... played for the German national team.

Stats

Year    G-GS   FGM-FGA  FG%   3PM-3PA  3P%    FTM-FTA  FT%   R-AVE    P-AVE
90-91   34-34  187-361  .581  1-1      1.000  128-185  .692  262-7.7  503-14.8
Totals  34-34  187-361  .581  1-1      1.000  128-185  .692  262-7.7  503-14.8


1990-1991 | Freshman Year

Played one season at BYU (1990-91) ... set NCAA freshman records with 177 blocks (currently 3rd) and 5.2 blocks per game (currently 4th) ... tied the NCAA single-game record with 14 blocks against Eastern Kentucky (currently tied for 2nd) ... averaged 14.8 points and 7.7 rebounds ... posted career high 29 points against Eastern Kentucky ... grabbed a career high 16 rebounds against Arizona State ... named to the Basketball Times All-Freshman Team and an AP Honorable Mention All-American ...named the WAC Freshman of the Year and earned All-WAC defensive team honors.