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Danny Ainge has made it clear that he is taking all calls from other teams about Rajon Rondo, even if he is not making any calls himself. He might want to rethink his policy after this one.
The Detroit Pistons reportedly are interested in Rondo, but their trade offer is somewhat laughable. The Pistons, who recently signed Rondo’s buddy Josh Smith, would like to send third-year point guard Brandon Knight and an expiring contract to Boston in exchange for Rondo. We can only assume Ainge was too nice of a guy to burst out laughing and hang up the phone when he heard that one.
“The Pistons are quite interested in … Rondo,” Gary Washburn writes in The Boston Globe, “but they don’t have a package to offer that would attract … Ainge to making a deal.”
To say the least.
Normally, the Pistons might be able to sweeten the pot with a draft pick, but that is where things get tricky. Joe Dumars, Ainge’s counterpart in Detroit, has been mocked for signing the deeply flawed Smith to a four-year, $...
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The rumors linking Rajon Rondo to the Detroit Pistons are not going anywhere. After all, Detroit as a destination makes as much sense as any for Rondo. They signed Rondo's good friend Josh Smith earlier this month, and have a young core seemingly ready to make an impact on the Eastern Conference...
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The Pistons are quite interested in Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo, but they don’t have a package to offer that would attract president of basketball operations Danny...
Brandon Jennings has entered the Pistons’ rumor mill, proving the team has another quality option at point guard other than Rajon Rondo. (mbk2842, Flickr)
The Detroit Pistons have been burning up the phone lines this offseason, desperate to make more moves in order to shake up their roster, which was listless the better part of 2012.
Considering the lack of activity that has plagued...
The hot rumor over the weekend was the Detroit Pistons offering up G Brandon Knight and some expiring contracts for Boston point guard Rajon Rondo.
Here’s a excerpt from Gary Washburn of The Boston Globe who was one of the first to break the story:
The Pistons are quite interested in Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo, but they don’t have a package to offer that would attract...
WALTHAM, Mass. — Kris Humphries doesn’t get it, but he gets it. He knows his relationship with Rajon Rondo is a source of amusement after their physical altercation spilled into the stands during a game in November. At the same time, he knows better than to call their run-in a “fight.”
Humphries is from Minnesota, after all, a region that shares some of New England’s passion...
The Detroit Pistons offered Brandon Knight and an expiring contract to the Boston Celtics for Rajon Rondo.
The Celtics would seek Andre Drummond, who the Pistons will not give up in a trade for Rondo.
The Pistons want to evaluate the frontcourt of Drummond, Greg Monroe and Josh Smith before making any major decisions about their future.
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If the price is right, Rajon Rondo could join Josh Smith and the Detroit Pistons in the near future.
Rondo, who has been in trade talks for a long time, may be on his way to Mo-Town, according to Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe. The Detroit Pistons have been intrigued on the possibility of adding the 27-year-old point guard alongside high-flying...
MarShon Brooks talks about playing behind Joe Johnson and preparing to play with Rajon Rondo and Avery Bradley. Brooks should get more minutes with the Celtics, which should be great for him. He averaged 12.6 points per game and 2.3 assists per game in his rookie season at 29.4 minutes per game. That number dipped the next season when the Nets acquired Johnson and Brooks saw only...
Adding a star point guard like Rajon Rondo would certainly put an exclamation point on Joe Dumars' rebuilding of the Pistons.
But the price is currently much too high.
The Boston Globe reported this weekend that the Pistons have talked to Boston about Rondo, trying to tempt the Celtics with some combination of Brandon Knight, the expiring contracts of Charlie Villanueva and...
Boston Celtics: Who needs to step up in order for Celtics to succeed?
By: Deion Hulse: HoopStuff Contributor
With the departure of two of Boston’s most iconic players, Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, the Boston Celtics will need many players to step up and produce more than in previous years. The Celtics have many young, talented players and can succeed if they approach the season...
If you didn’t watch the introduction of the new Celtics (minus Gerald Wallace, who was running his basketball camp), you really didn’t miss a thing. I don’t think anyone wanted to be there, especially Kris Humphries. The highlights:
Kris Humphries says he and Rondo will be fine, and he’ll work to get Rondo’s respect. He said that the incident between him and Rondo...
After the Celtics press conference yesterday, Baxter Holmes of the Boston Globe sent out some tweets revealing a few more things new head coach Brad Stevens had to say:
Brad Stevens on fans who want the Celtics to tank: "I don’t think they’ll like me all that much then."
— Baxter Holmes (@BaxterHolmes) July 15, 2013
Obviously this is the right thing for him to say...