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The Cardinal Connect:
D’Angelo Russell has been called by many national recruiting analysts as the best player to come out of the city of Louisville since Rajon Rondo. Russell is a native of Louisville and played his freshman season at Central High School, before transferring to Montverde Academy in Montverde Fla.
Many have wondered why Russell hasn’t been one of the top targets for Louisville in the 2014 class, considering the hometown connection. That may soon change as Rick Pitino and staff have recently started to show interest in Russell.
Rick Pitino has been pretty open about not wanting to go after many guard prospects in the 2014 class because the Cards are pretty loaded at that position. Louisville already has one commitment in the 2014 class from 4-star point guard Quintin Snider. Evansville native Jaquan Lyle was the only other guard in the 2014 class that Louisville was actively recruiting as of last month. At this time, Louisville isn’t actively recruiting D’Angelo Russell, but that may soon...
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Here are the full highlights of Rajon Rondo's 16 point, 13 rebound, 14 assist triple double from Friday night in Philly. Rondo also chipped in 3 blocks and 3 steals for good measure.
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Alabama coach Nick Saban has a nice fiefdom set up in Crimson Tide land, with another chance at the national championship in January and a recruiting edge for years to come. But that — plus the 15-17 record he had the last time he coached in the NFL, with the Dolphins — doesn’t mean he’s not willing to jump away from college football again. Greg Bedard of The Boston Globe...
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Louisville head coach Rick Pitino was clearly in a jovial mood after his Cardinals hammered the University of Missouri-Kansas City 99-47 on Saturday. His post game press conference was interrupted by a very loud ringing cell phone, and without missing a beat, Pitino answered, much to the delight of the room full of reporters. The woman on the...
Rick Pitino was interrupted by jingling cell phone during his press conference following the University of Louisville basketball team’s 99-47 win over Missouri-Kansas City.
Pitino took the call intended for Bob Domine, retired WAVE-TV sports director, from a friend, wanting to meet up at a local establishment.
And Nice Stover, the social media director for the UofL Athletic Department...
As the Boston Celtics 2013 season continues its topsy-turvy trajectory, everyone’s still guessing whether or not they’ll make it to the playoffs. Rondo is out but the Celts seem to be on fire! The Celtics defense broke out of inconsistency to propel the team to a run of better performances against Philadelphia, the Trail Blazers and 76ers.
The Celtics’ longest winning streak...
Welp, it’s a little late, but consider this a “late-night snack”. I was trying to find this pic all day, and the folks at Celtics Fanchat tweeted it just now. It’s our own Rajon Rondo talking with Patriots great Matt Light last night at Foxboro.
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“I should have taken the lay-up,” Rondo said. “But I tried to make a plant and just slipped.”
Said Garnett: “I thought he had the lay-up. It was just unfortunate. I was indecisive. I should have been more...
The Boston Celtics continue to struggle in the middle of the Eastern Conference.
A recent series of missteps by temperamental point guard Rajon Rondo has done nothing to elevate their cause.
In their 95-94 overtime loss to Philadelphia on Friday, Rondo flubbed what should have been a game-winning scenario.
Please Click Here To Watch A Video Of Rondo's Key Mistake.
Rajon Rondo came out to support the home team New England Patriots as they took on the 11-1 Houston Texans at Gillette Stadium Monday night. The Celtics guard got the best seat in the house, cheering from the sideline where he sported a #83 Wes Welker jersey, the same one he’s worn to previous games. Head coach Doc Rivers was in attendance as well where he sat in on Belichick’s...
Paul Pierce and the Celtics were losers on Friday night
Rajon Rondo had a triple-double by the time the third quarter was over, but you would not have been able to tell from his post-game comments.
“I should have took the layup,” said Rondo after he missed a game-winning opportunity slipping while taking a jump-shot. “I tried to make a plant and just slipped.”
As an aside...
Russ Smith spoke to the media following his career high 31 point performance against UMKC. Russ said watching Rajon Rondo the day before helped motivate him to try and do more than just score points. Smith also had 7 rebounds, 5 rebounds and 5 steals.
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Philadelphia 76ers (11-8) at Boston Celtics (10-9)Saturday, December 8, 20127:30 PM ET Regular Season Game #20, Home Game #11TV: CSNNE, CSNP, NBA LP 757Radio: WEEI, WPENTD GardenReferees: Jason Phillips, Dick Bavetta, Josh Tiven The Celtics take on the Sixers for the second night in a row as they
complete the home and home series. The Celtics are coming...
For sure these aren't as much fun when we lose, but regardless they give a good look into the psyche of the other side. I've highlighted my favorites in bold. What are yours? We get another shot at these guys tonight, this time at home. Hopefully we finally get a win against them.
It doesn't get any better than the Celtics versus the Sixers... Talk about a...