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The 2012-13 campaign has been anything but good to them, but the Boston Celtics will forge ahead Thursday, hoping to squeeze any semblance of positivity out of a midseason date with their historic rival, the Los Angeles Lakers. Get NBA odds for the classic matchup at Bovada.
With the recent news that not only Rajon Rondo but also standout rookie Jared Sullinger will miss the remainder of the season, it’s getting harder and harder to imagine a scenario in which the veteran Celtics truly contend on the NBA futures. Still, they’re winning games and making the NBA betting community re-evaluate their expectations for the squad.
Would a valuable win over a desperate Lakers club be the affirmation that Boston needs to make a run for Eastern Conference supremacy in the second half of the regular season? Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett have made every attempt to keep the C’s relevant despite their setbacks, and the results have reflected those efforts.
Not only did the Celtics take care of the...
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Kobe Bryant says he is a huge Rajon Rondo fan and would love to have him on the Lakers. Read what he says about the Celtics guard.
If the Celtics keep winning, expect the Rajon Rondo bashing to get worse.
In a recent column by Tony Massarotti, the talk radio blowhard used Boston’s latest win against the L.A. Clippers as a chance to take aim at Rondo.
The Celtics held on by their oversized shoelaces for a 106-104 win over the Los Angeles Clippers at the TD Garden on Sunday, Boston nearly torching a lead as...
Everyone who’s been following this team for the past few years knows Kendrick Perkins and Rajon Rondo developed a very close friendship over their first few years with the team. Rondo’s post-Perk trade funk has widely been blamed on him sulking over the team sending away his best buddy.
But a change in uniform doesn’t mean there’s a change in their friendship. And when...
Former Celtic Kendrick Perkins spoke with the media Tuesday and addressed Rajon Rondos' knee injury against the Atlanta Hawks. As we all know, Perk' also tore his anterior cruciate ligament during Game 6 of the 2010 NBA Finals, so he spoke with Rondo about rehab, recovery, and just personal comfort to a close friend and former teammate.
"When you hear stuff like that...
Tweet With Rajon Rondo’s torn ACL removing him from the NBA All-Star game, Brook Lopez was recently announced as his replacement on the roster. However, what has yet to be addressed is who will take Rondo’s spot in the starting lineup for the Eastern Conference. Many people believed that Cavs guard Kyrie Irving was the [...]
Barbosa and Lee step up in absence of Rondo
As you know the Celtics got the devastating news last Sunday that Rajon Rondo would be missing the remainder of the season due to a torn ACL.
Rondo who had hurt his leg in a game the previous Friday, thought nothing of it feeling that it was just a hamstring injury. He continued to play the remainder of the double overtime game against...
The Boston Celtics finished off their four-game homestand Sunday afternoon with a win over the Los Angeles Clippers. The 106-104 victory was the Celtics' fourth-straight, and they have now won each game following Rajon Rondo's ACL injury. Paul Pierce's 22 points led the way for the Celtics, who withstood a furious fourth-quarter comeback bid by the Clippers. Let's...
Heat coach Erik Spoelstra had yet to give it any thought.
After all, he had only known he was the coach of the Eastern Conference All-Star team for a few minutes. His first decision is whether to start center Chris Bosh in the game Feb. 17 in Houston. He leaned toward having three Heat starters, with Bosh joining LeBron James and Dwyane Wade.
The last team to have...
In a recent Grantland article, NBA writer Zach Lowe lays out Rajon Rondo’s impact on the Celtics and what their recent success says, if anything.
Boston projects as the same team without Rondo that it was with him — a defensive juggernaut that will win games when its offense does just enough to allow its defense to carry the Celtics across the line. How often they can find the...
They may not be on the same team any longer, but that doesn’t stop or hinder the friendship and bond shared between Kendrick Perkins and Rajon Rondo.
Perkins spoke to the media Tuesday afternoon, and when asked about his fellow teammate Rondo’s injury he had the following to say:
“When you hear stuff like that, especially with a close friend, it’s always disturbing...
The Nike Hyperdisruptor has been worn by Rajon Rondo, Jeff Green & Leandro Barbosa this season. They first dropped about 1 month ago in limited colorways. Well thanks to Eastbay, you can now choose from 12 different colorways of the Nike basketball shoe. One of them is this pine green & poison green edition that Rajon wore a few times this season. It won’t be for everyone...
Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers says the recent trade rumors around the teams star players have all been made up by the media. "All from [the media]," the Celtics' coach said
8 a.m. ET: Not every team responds to the loss of a star point guard as positively as the Celtics have.
The Celtics (23-23), who are 3-0 without Rajon Rondo, host the Pacific-leading Clippers (34-14), who are struggling while Chris Paul recovers from a bruised right kneecap. The Clips are 2-4 since Paul went down, not including the loss in which Paul was injured. They have fallen...