According to Chris Broussard, the Celtics tried to get Kendrick Perkins back last season along with Russell Westbrook in exchange for Rajon Rondo and Jeff Green, but Oklahoma City wasn't having it.From ESPN:
After last season's playoffs, the Celtics offered Rondo and Jeff Green to Oklahoma City for Russell Westbrook and Kendrick Perkins,
sources have told Broussard. The Celtics, looking for another scorer
who can create his own offense, thought Westbrook might be available
after his erractic postseason play. But Oklahoma was not interested in
This indicates to me that Danny Ainge isn't afraid to trade Rondo. I have a sinking feeling that we might have seen the last of Rondo in Celtics green. It's a shame, I honestly feel that Rondo is the glue that keeps the Celtics together, and his gutsy performances like that of playing with a dislocated elbow and also his crazy defense on LeBron James during one of their regular season games with the Heat have helped will the Celt...