Bradley Daugherty is a former professional absketball player. He played college basketball for the North Carolina Tar Heels and professionally with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Daugherty was taken as the first overall pick by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 1986 NBA draft. The Cavaliers also drafted Ron Harper with the eighth pick in the 1986 draft and obtained the rights to Mark Price. Harper, Price and Daugherty, along with fellow rookie John "Hot Rod" Williams immediately began to pay dividends for Cleveland. Daugherty, Williams, and Harper were all named to the 1986–87 All-Rookie team. Daugherty averaged nineteen points and ten rebounds per game over eight seasons in the NBA and retired as the Cavaliers all-time leading scorer and rebounder. He played in 41 postseason games and led the Cavaliers as far as the Eastern Conference Finals in 1992. Brad was a five time All-Star. As part of the Cavaliers' 30th anniversary in 1999–2000, Daugherty was a unanimous selection to the All-Time Cleveland Cavalier team.
Daugherty's career in the NBA was cut short at the age of 28 because of recurring back troubles. Since retiring, Daugherty has served as a sports analyst and co-owner of NASCAR Cup Series team JTG Daugherty Racing.