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WALTHAM, Mass. — The long-sleeve T-shirt, three-quarter length pants and running shoes that have become Rajon Rondo‘s staple practice attire were conspicuously missing when the Celtics took the court on Tuesday. Two days later, the reality of the situation has had plenty of time to sink in.
Rondo’s season-ending injury was not just some bad dream, and the Celtics really must be ready to move on without their All-Star point guard.
“If we’re not, we’re going to have to be,” Leandro Barbosa said. “It’s time for us to realize we’re not going to have him for the whole season. It’s pretty sad, but it is what it is. We’re going to have to stick together and move forward.”
Despite the trade speculation prompted by the torn anterior cruciate ligament in Rondo’s right knee, the most realistic way for the Celtics to progress might be to simply see how their existing roster of healthy players fares. Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge faces considerable obstacles to “blowi
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My exact face when I found out Rajon Rondo was out for the season.
It is time my friends, time to say good-bye to this current Celtics group, and start to realize that the quest for 18 this season is over. Possibly, even out for a while.
After Rajon Rondo tore his Anterior Cruciate Ligament, I realized, we just aren't that good, and heck, we should have realized that after...
Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers says he's not expecting his team to play point guard by committee.
Rivers says, ''It's just basketball by committee.''
The Celtics are trying to figure out how to replace point guard Rajon Rondo, who tore his ACL and will miss the rest of the season. Rivers says different players will bring the ball up, but little else will...
The Celtics scored one of their biggest wins of the season on Sunday, a double-overtime victory over the Miami Heat, but all talk in Boston since then has been about an even bigger loss.
All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo sought medical attention prior to Sunday’s game and was diagnosed with a torn ACL, bringing his season to an end. Now head coach Doc Rivers is faced with a tough...
As if the Boston Celtics (20-23) season wasn't going bad enough, they just recieved the worst news possible - An MRI revealed that Rajon Rondo has suffered a torn right ACL and he will miss the rest of the season.Rajon Rondo suffered a hyperextended right knee on Friday night in an overtime loss to the Atlanta Hawks. The Celtics blew a 27 point lead in that game but unfortunately...
The Boston Celtics return to practice Tuesday without All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo.
He's out for the season with a right knee injury that requires surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament. Coach Doc Rivers must decide who will bring the ball upcourt from a group that includes Courtney Lee, Jason Terry and Leandro Barbosa.
The Celtics had Monday off after their...
After placing two straight triple doubles, Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo will miss the rest of the season with a torn ACL, according to ESPN. Rondo was injured during the Celtics’ loss to the Atlanta Hawks on Friday. Here is what ESPN had to say: “The initial report was a hyperextended knee but tests [...]
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During the Boston Celtics vs. Miami Heat game today, it was revealed that former Kentucky point guard Rajon Rondo has suffered an ACL tear in his right knee. The injury was first diagnosed as a hyperextension of the knee, but an MRI confirmed a tear. The injury usually takes a year for recovery, and the surgery is not yet set.
Rondo was coming off back to back triple double games...
The Celtics both won and lost on Sunday afternoon.
Boston left the TD Garden with a 100-98 double overtime win against the Heat in the return of Ray Allen. Before the clock struck zero it had already been confirmed that the Celtics will be without Rajon Rondo for the remainder of the season due to a torn right ACL.
The Celtics don’t have another true point guard on the roster...
The Celtics received the devastating news yesterday that point guard Rajon Rondo will be out for the rest of the season after suffering a torn ACL in the double-overtime loss to the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night.
How the news was disseminated yesterday was interesting to follow, as social media reports early in the afternoon suggested it could be a a torn ACL, and Sean Grande on...
Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez will replace injured Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo on the Eastern Conference roster for the All-Star Game, the league announced Wednesday. This will be Lopez's first All-Star Game, and he will be the only representative from the Nets, who are 27-18. Rondo was named an All-Star starter based on the fans' vote, but he is out for the rest...
Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez has been named by NBA Commissioner David Stern to replace injured East All-Star Rajon Rondo of the Boston Celtics in the 2013 NBA All-Star Game in Houston. Lopez, who will make his first All-Star Game appearance, is averaging 18.6 points and 7.3 rebounds in 38 games for the Nets who stand in second place in the Atlantic Division with a 27-18 record.
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Boston has always had a history of having at least one future hall-of-fame player on their roster. Now that Pierce and Garnett are at the end of their NBA career, the Celtics as a franchise are looking to remain relevant. The loss of Rajon Rondo makes it that much more difficult to see who on the roster will stand-up and say "I am a Celtic."
When learning the news of Rajon Rondo and his torn ACL, it's impossible for Knicks fans not to think back to the recently returned Iman Shumpert and his journey back to the hardwood from an ACL injury of his own.After tearing his ACL against the Miami Heat in the midst of last season's playoffs, the demoralizing injury kept Shumpert off the court through 2012 and into 2013...
Come on. Seriously, come on.
What the hell? It didn’t even look like anything when it happened. Suddenly there were whispers on Twitter of a possible serious Rondo knee injury. The MRI had been performed, but the results couldn’t be confirmed.
What happened next made the whole thing seem even more surreal than it already was. For the first time in a long time for the sports world...