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Despite Boston general manager Danny Ainge’s protestations to the contrary, the Celtics are still reportedly shopping point guard Rajon Rondo around the league. With two weeks until the NBA’s trade deadline, don’t expect rumors about Rondo’s future to stop any time soon.
Ainge has said otherwise, but two of our sources also claim the Celtics would love to unload Rondo while his value is still sky high.
On Thursday Ainge told WEEI radio in Boston the following about the 26-year-old:
“He’s our best player, he’s the most important part of our future. There’s no way we’re actively trying to trade Rondo. That (makes) no sense, no logical sense.”
While Ainge may say that publicly, the reality behind the scenes is very different. The big problem Boston has with Rondo is his high-maintenance personality. He has had frequent clashes with head coach Doc Rivers and that could be a long-term distraction for the future.
The Celtics aren’t title contenders right now, and with their current rost...
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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...
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 [...]
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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...
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.
by Marcel Mutoni / @marcel_mutoni
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
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. [...]
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.