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As long as the Celtics keep winning the question is always going to be raised: is the glass half full or half empty when it comes to them winning? There has been a slow undermining of Rajon Rondo's importance to this team and their success without him.
It started with Courtney Lee who has since retracted those rumors about his unhappiness. Jason Terry, who came to this team admitting he didn't like to practice and saying that this Rondo-less offense suits him better.
Brandon Bass all of a sudden is a happier camper because his touches have increased.
All this grousing, must make us take into account, that the new additions had never had to work as hard in practice or during a game as they have had too in Boston. The only other team that I have heard off whom may have more physical and intense practices are the Miami Heat. Eric Spoelstra's team wears knee pads and elbow pads when they practice, hence their physicality even though they are a smallish team.
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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.
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...
Have you ever wondered what Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo would look like wearing a Lakers jersey? Thanks to Celticslife.com, we can somewhat imagine what the look would be. With trade rumors swirling around the entire Celtics team, many are wondering who will end up where. Kobe Bryant was talking with Jackie MacMullan recently, and [...]
As a Celtics fan, I hate Kobe Bryant for a lot of reasons. But today, I really despise him…. because he said a lot of things that I really agree with.
In an interview with Jackie MacMullan, Kobe talked about the Celtics, the rivalry, and Rajon Rondo.
First, the topic du jour around Boston, the notion the Celtics are better without Rondo.
“You don’t want Rondo? Send him my...
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 [...]
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...
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...
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