Jim Bradley (basketball)

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Jim Bradley
Personal information
Born March 16, 1952
East Chicago, Indiana
Died February 20, 1982(1982-02-20) (aged 29)
Portland, Oregon
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school Roosevelt (East Chicago, Indiana)
College Northern Illinois (1971–1973)
NBA draft 1974 / Round: 3 / Pick: 48th overall
Selected by the Los Angeles Lakers
Playing career 1973–1979
Position Forward
Number 24, 25, 10
Career history
19731975 Kentucky Colonels
1975–1976 Denver Nuggets
1978–1979 Rochester Zeniths
Career highlights and awards
Career ABA statistics
Points 687
Rebounds 528
Assists 128
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

James Arthur "Jim" Bradley (March 16, 1952 – February 20, 1982) was an American basketball player. He played collegiately for the Northern Illinois University and was selected by the Los Angeles Lakers in the third round (48th pick overall) of the 1974 NBA Draft. Bradley played for the Kentucky Colonels (1973–75) and Denver Nuggets (1975–76) in the ABA for 98 games.

In 1970, he led the East Chicago Roosevelt Roughriders to the Indiana Boys State Basketball title; in 1972, he was named the MVP of the Midwestern Conference.

In 1982, Bradley was found dead at age 29 in a Portland, Oregon, alley. He had been shot in the back.

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