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Rajon Rondo could be a little difficult to deal with early in his career. In fact, Rondo admits those days are not completely behind him.
In a series of videos released by Red Bull, one of Rondo’s marketing partners, the Celtics point guard touched on his relationship with Doc Rivers and how his bond with his coach has grown over the years. One of the knocks on Rondo has been that he is tough to coach, and he did not dispute that when it was mentioned to him.
“I still am,” Rondo said. “It’s not that I’m hard to coach, it’s that I may challenge what you say. I know the game myself. I’m out there playing the game, so I may have saw something different versus what you saw from the sidelines, so I’m going to be respectful. I’m going to let the coach talk. Me and Doc talk all the time, just different dialogues, but we’ve built to that relationship. We’ve been together for seven years, so if I’ve got any questions, he pretty much has all the answers, and if he doesn’t, he’s always hone
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Rajon Rondo's style of play is unique. He is a passer and also, he is a point guard who can rebound the ball. A lot of people say that he needs to develop a jump shot so that he can choose to drive the ball or shoot the ball. In the playoffs, Rondo's game goes to another level and he becomes the best point guard in the league. He does many things that most point guards...
These days, it's hard to take what Danny says at face value and run with it. After all, he did assure us that Doc was definitely coming back just a couple of weeks ago and it's been nothing but speculation that he won't ever since. But, this time, I think he has a point. Rajon Rondo is a very smart kid (He does Algebra in his head, after all). And he saw how well the...
Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo lost his 2012-13 season to a serious knee injury.
He has not let that stop him from staying in the spotlight. Whether it’s at a fashion show or at the Red Bull offices playing a game of Connect Four, Rondo is always into something.
Check out this contest/interview.
Rajon Rondo plays Connect Four
Video: Rajon Rondo talks Algebra and...
Who knew?! Rajon Rondo is the Bobby Fischer of Connect Four .
In the video above, he plays two games simultaneously and wins them both in under three minutes. While talking trash. And telling the history of his Connect Four talents.
Asked how long he thinks it'll take him to beat both players at the table, Rondo coolly replies, "That depends how long you guys take to play...
Rajon Rondo has played for Doc Rivers for seven years, so the 27-year-old point guard knows his coach fairly well. He also knows when someone’s impression of his coach is spot-on and when it needs work.
Rondo has had a few teammates over the years who do an admirable impression of Rivers, but Rondo thinks Courtney Lee‘s is the best of all the current Celtics. In a wide-ranging...
Before viewing this clip, I didn’t know that Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo was so good at the game, “Connect Four”.
In this clip from “Conversations with Rajon Rondo”, Rondo talks with basketball writer Brian Kamenetzky and ESPN personality, Sal Masekela and shows off that “Connect Four”:
Things I need to remember, “Never Challenge Rajon Rondo to a game of Connect...
Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo is a Connect Four expert and he proved it by beating basketball writer Brian Kamenetzky and Sal Masekela, the host of the Red Bull Signature Series, Bobby Fisher-style, at the same time.
It has to be the freakishly-long fingers that gives him the edge.
A few days ago, Doc Rivers said he would “rather not say” if he was going to coach the Boston Celtics next season or step down. Now, a source close to the situation told ESPN that the Celtics 9-year coach is ready for
If Boston Celtics PG can’t make a full recovery from his torn ACL injury from last season, he always can turn to playing Connect Four for a living. Rondo showed off his Connect Four talents beating two basketball writers Brian Kamenetzky and Sal Masekela.
Celtics fans may have seen the last of Doc Rivers on the C’s bench.
Rivers thinks it “may be time for a change,” ESPN’s Chris Broussard said a source told him, according to SportsCenter.
Rivers is still under contract with the team for another three years and $21 million, but he hasn’t given confirmation that he will return for another season, leading to much speculation...
More than five weeks after the Celtics were bounced from the playoffs by the New York Knicks, Doc Rivers has yet to say definitively whether he will be back on the bench for the team next season.
While the signs tilt toward him being back, seeing as Rivers has attended pre-draft workouts and discussed next year’s roster with president of basketball operations Danny Ainge, Rivers...
The domino effect is locked-and-loaded for the Boston Celtics.
The first domino to fall could be Doc Rivers. According to Chris Broussard of ESPN, Doc Rivers believes it ‘may be time for a change.’
DEVELOPING: Doc Rivers believes it “may be time for a change” in his status as Celtics coach, source told @chris_broussard.
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) June 12, 2013
According to Chris Broussard of ESPN, Doc Rivers hasn’t ruled out returning to Boston next season, but the Celtics coach reportedly thinks that it “may be time for a change.” If the fourteen-year coach were too leave Boston, it is unclear whether he would look to coach another team or return to broadcasting. If he were interested in coaching another team next season, Rivers...
CSNNE’s Sherrod Blakely is the latest to report on the thoughts in Doc Rivers’ head:
A league source told CSNNE.com on Monday that Rivers’ decision on whether he will return will not be based solely on whether Paul Pierce and/or Kevin Garnett are back in next season. Rivers’ hesitation to verbally commit to next season has more to do with his uncertainty as to what type...
Is Lawrence Frank the best available successor? The "Doc Rivers might not be coming back" rumblings just won't go away, and now ESPN's Chris Broussard has got us thinking it could be more reality than rumor. With that in mind, here are some names of potential coaches the Celtics may want to consider if Doc actually does calls it quit. I see three different...