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
Drafted second overall in the 1993 draft by the Philadelphia 76ers ... played for Philadelphia, New Jersey and Dallas in his 12-year NBA career 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

Finished season with 177 blocks, averaging 5.3 blocks per game ... averaged 14.8 points and 7.7 rebounds ... named to Basketball Times All-Freshman team ... scored career high 29 and 14 blocks against Eastern Kentucky ... grabbed a career high 16 rebounds against Arizona State ... NCAA single game record 14 blocks against Eastern Kentucky ... 4th blocked shots/season with 177 ... WAC player of the year and All-WAC defensive team honors.