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Rajon Rondo has not had a setback in his recovery from a torn ACL, but it is looking more and more likely that the All-Star guard will miss all of the Boston Celtics' preseason games as well as the start of the regular season, according to a report.
Rondo was in Boston last week and did on court work with Brad Stevens.
"He's obviously limited in what he can do on the court," Stevens said. "But he's a worker. That was one thing that was very noticeable."
Stevens added there is no timetable for Rondo's return.
Danny Ainge has consistently stated he expects Rondo to return sometime in the upcoming season.
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The Boston Globe snuck in this tidbit at the end of one of their columns this weekend:
Rajon Rondo has rehabilitated quietly from his torn right anterior cruciate ligament but could make headlines off the court by potentially changing shoe companies from Nike to Anta the Chinese company that nabbed former Celtic Kevin Garnett a few years ago.
via NBA notes: Departure from Seattle...
Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo will likely miss all of the preseason as well as some regular season games, according to CSNNE.com. Rondo suffered a torn right ACL on Jan. 25. The knee was surgically repaired
To be clear, there’s still no timetable for the return of Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo. However, the news of late hasn’t been good. That includes A. Sherrod Blakely’s Sunday report in which the CSN New England writer listed Rondo as unlikely to be available for the start of the regular season.This shouldn’t be extremely surprising considering Rondo’s initial...
Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump.
“First and foremost, it’s a respect factor,” Jordan Crawford said. “Back-to-back Finals Fours … he knows the game. So it’s really not about the transition to the NBA, it’s just getting comfortable...
We haven't heard any news regarding Jared Sullinger since he was charged with assault and battery two weeks ago. Earlier today CSNNE's A. Sherrod Blakely shared some updates on the case:
Both Sullinger and [Deann] Smith -- who, according to court documents, has since moved back to Ohio with her parents -- filed paperwork last week with the Waltham District Court indicating...
Once again, the Celtics will enter a season with health-related concerns. This time, though, those concerns do not come with the same lofty payoff if everything goes right.
Instead of wondering if Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and the other veterans can stay healthy for a possible title run, the Celtics could be waiting to see how Rajon Rondo‘s surgically repaired right knee holds...
Rajon Rondo is expected to leave his endorsement deal with Nike for Anta.
Anta is a Chinese shoe company that signed Kevin Garnett a few years ago.
Rondo is rehabbing from a torn ACL.
Video courtesy of the Boston Celtics.
Great message from Brad Stevens to the kids (adults could heed his advice as well):
"You can never go wrong by doing right. You can never go wrong by treating somebody well. You can never go wrong by being a good person."
Imagine having a 3 year contract for $300,000 in 1978 from the Celtics. Imagine being at their summer camp in August and then just disappearing. It sounds like a weird dream or a tale based on the Bermuda Triangle (or something involving a guy from WTHHT). But it's totally real and totally happened to Joe Pace.
To quote the famous Bob Ryan "they said he had possessed...
Few players’ values are as invariably overstated or understated as Avery Bradley‘s.
On one hand, he is a game-changing lockdown defender whose importance became clearer during his prolonged absences in the past two seasons. On the other hand, he is a poor ballhandler for a guard, a still-developing offensive player and an injury waiting to happen, if only due to the way he puts...
Plantar fasciitis forced Kelly Olynyk to skip training with the Canadian national team this summer, but the rookie said on Friday that he is progressing.
"It's getting a lot better," said Olynyk. "Obviously, we’re still taking precautionary measures to make sure I’m ready to go for training camp; hopefully it doesn’t linger throughout the year." Pressed...
This week in What the Hell Happened to, we remember back to the 60s and the Celtics and their reserve guard, Johnny McCarthy.
After a standout career at Canisius College (in upstate NY) John was drafted by the Rochester Royals in the 1956 draft. After a rookie season in which he appeared in 72 games averaging 21 minutes a night, John had to miss the 1957-58 season to fulfill...
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USA Today is ranking teams on their watchability. In their opinion, the Phoenix Suns will be the least watchable team in the NBA this season. Following the Suns in unwatchability are the Jazz, Bobcats, Sixers, Magic, Bucks, Lakers, Kings and Hawks. That brings us to #21 in their watchability rankings: The Boston Celtics.
They believe that we should watch them, at least after...
The point guard in the NBA has transformed into 6’3-6’4 guys with electric speed, strength and athleticism. The two prime examples would be Derrick Rose and Russell Westbrook. According to Gary Payton, those two guys aren’t ‘real’ point guards.
“We don’t really have point guards in the NBA now. We really have (shooting) guards – and that’s a fact,” Payton said...