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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 Ainge to making a deal. The Celtics would presumably ask for emerging center Andre Drummond, who is as close to untouchable as a younger player can get. Detroit would like to send the Celtics Brandon Knight and an expiring contract, but that wouldn’t be nearly enough. Detroit doesn’t have a first-round pick to offer because of the Ben Gordon deal that gave the Bobcats the choice of a Pistons draft pick over the next four seasons . . .
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The Pistons reportedly are interested in making an offer to the Celtics for Rajon Rondo but apparently are not willing to part with the player needed to make the deal.
Knight is only remembered for getting dunked on, but is actually a good young point guard
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...
The Boston Celtics took out a full-page ad Friday in the Boston Globe to thank Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett after the blockbuster trade with the Brooklyn Nets was finalized. The ad showed photos of Garnett lifting the
Rajon Rondo was asked at his basketball camp in Kentucky Thursday if he’d ever consider joining the Heat. His answer was simple, “I will never play for the Miami Heat,” said the Celtics guard to the delight of the crowd.
Rajon Rondo tells campers “I will never play for the Miami #Heat” pic.twitter.com/pg4PKzGn00
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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...
Rajon Rondo told his campers yesterday at his summer basketball camp that he will never play for the Miami Heat. I just became a huge Rajon Rondo fan.-TO
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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...
Boston Celtics new head coach Brad Stevens spent time with Rajon Rondo at the All-Star point guard’s summer camp Thursday and said Rondo was, “really, really intelligent, really, really insightful.” Stevens joined Dennis & Callahan of WEEI (93.7 FM) on Friday morning and said he met up with Rondo in Louisville, KY. “I just enjoyed spending
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...
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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...
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...
By far the biggest question of the Celtics’ offseason now is what to do with Rajon Rondo.
For a solid two weeks, Doc Rivers dominated the headlines as he exited stage West to Los Angeles. Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge snuck out Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Jason Terry under the cover of the NBA draft, but the reality of their departures sank in last Friday...