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Boston Celtics GM Danny Ainge went live on WEEI Sports Radio Boston at 4:35 pm on March 1, 2012. When asked point blank if there was any truth to the rumors circulating about trading Rajon Rondo, he simply said: "No. No truth."
Danny continued by telling WEEI that trade rumors get out of control this time of year, and stated that Rondo is the Celtics' best player and the future of the franchise. When asked specifically if the Celtics planned to build around Rondo, Danny came back with: "I hate that terminology to 'build around.' No one is that good to build
around... no player can do it on their own. My job is to listen to
everything... I have to be ready to react."
Ainge stated that he and Doc both talk regularly with Rondo. Rondo and Doc have had their bumps in the road, but they are getting better at communicating. Danny doesn't run to Rondo to console him every time there is a trade rumor, but said that he continually reassures him that he...
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As March 1st and the beginning of the trade season looms large, the Celtics have been littered with potential trade rumors, some leaving Celtics fans with visions of a young athletic team dancing in their heads. Today’s rumors breaking out in Celtic Nation: Rajon Rondo “aggressively being shopped” by Boston, from ESPN Boston: Boston is [...]
The NBA trade deadline is approaching, and the Celtics are expected by some to be heavily involved. It sounds like that if they are involved, it will be as a seller. ESPN.com reports that the C's "aggressively" trying to trade All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo. According to the ESPN report, the Celtics "find Rondo's personality to be too high-maintenance and...
We’ve heard the whispers for a while now about the Celtics being open to trading Rajon Rondo. But suddenly the whispers have become straight up yelling. The Celtics are an older team that desperately wants to get younger and it seems counterproductive to move arguably your best player who also happens to be young. But according ESPN’s Chris Broussard, the sudden push for the...
CLNS Radio’s very own, stand-out columnist of the week, Mike Macchi, appeared on Sports Prodigy Radio this week. Macchi – a very versed Celtics Insider for CLNS – talked about the Boston Celtics trade rumors, Danny Ainge’s hesitations to start the rebuilding process and he even touched on San Antonio’s success in this condensed season. [...]
ESPN’s Chris Broussard has reported this morning that the Boston Celtics are “Aggressively” trying to trade Rajon Rondo. That is, of course, according to Broussard’s infamous “Sources”. There have already been a few Rondo related trade rumors in the first half of the lockout shortened NBA season, but according to this report, the Celtics are [...]
Blow-outs are boring. Who needs 'em?
As we (and our Twitter followers) were applauding the stat lines of Rajon Rondo (15 points, 11 rebounds, 10 assists) and Chris Wilcox (13 rebounds, 2 steals) from the comfort of a 15-point lead with 2:27 remaining in this game, the Bucks slapped us back to reality with a 13-0 run. Suddenly, a game that appeared locked-up required four...
A lot of news has been going on lately around Boston Celtics' point guard, Rajon Rondo. As reports have said, Rondo has been a headcase for the C's as he has had troubles numerous times with head coach Doc Rivers before. Since last season or so, Rondo has shown that he could be the future of this team and has already established himself as one of the top point guards...
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Rajon Rondo is reportedly on the trading block once again. In related news, the sun rose in the East this morning.
With trade rumors swirling, Rondo led the Boston Celtics to victory last night, while recording a triple double along the way (his third of the season.)
According to ESPN, the C’s front-office no longer wants Rajon largely because...
Despite Rajon Rondo’s triple double, Celtics forced to stave off Milwaukee rally in final two minutes
The Boston Celtics are aggressively trying to trade Rajon Rondo, their fourth-leading scorer and one of the best point guards in the NBA, sources told ESPN The Magazine's Chris Broussard.
Doc Rivers shot down the Rajon Rondo trade rumors and discussed the possibility of Jermaine O’Neal having wrist surgery that he may not come back from. Gerald Green discussed his weekend at the D League All-Star game before the Nets’ loss to the Celtics.