Found March 06, 2012 on Red's Army:
Via USA Today, Pierce and Rondo skipped league mandated charity appearances.  And they, as well as Kobe Bryant, paid for it. The NBA fined the Los Angeles Lakers guard $40,000 for missing a news conference and a mandated charity appearance for NBA Cares during All-Star weekend in Orlando. In addition, the NBA fined Boston Celtics forward Paul Pierce and guard Rajon Rondo $20,000 each for missing their charity appearances. Not sure why they skipped it, but it doesn't look good.  The league takes its "NBA Cares" program very seriously.  That's why they hand down the $20k fines.  It's a lot... but the NBA expects everyone to be there.

Your Morning Dump... Where Brandon Bass told Rajon Rondo to "Shut the bleep up!"

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With a wide-open Brandon Bass jumper, the Celtics head back to the locker room with a 46-40 lead over the Houston Rockets. Paul Pierce went 3-for-4 in the second quarter to build a lead for the Celtics after a hot handed Rockets jumped out to a 28-21 lead through the first quarter. Luis Scola had [...]

Trade One of the Best All-Around Players in the NBA…Really?

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8 a.m.: The games begin to matter a little bit more now. The Celtics, who returned from the All-Star break refreshed, visit the 76ers on Wednesday in a game with major playoff-seeding implications. The two teams are tied in the loss column with 17 apiece. The Sixers are currently listed ahead of the Celtics in most standings due to a superior win percentage, but the Celtics actually...

Rondo rises above talk;Guard's double-double helps C's defeat Nets

Rajon Rondo said last night that the latest trade rumor involving him bothered him, but he was only joking. "Yeah, it has affected me," Rondo said after the Celtics beat the Nets, 107-94, at the Garden. "If it didn't happen, I might have tried to go for my second straight triple-double - but the biggest thing is we got the win." Rondo followed his 16th career...

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Rondo puts on a clinic vs. Lin, Knicks

Linsanity has been the talk of the NBA over the past few weeks, and rightfully so. But the Knicks' struggles in recent games have left some questioning whether Jeremy Lin's stardom and New York's time in the spotlight already have reached their peaks. It's still too early to say whether the Knicks' catapult into relevancy is a legitimate transformation or just...

Josh Smith wants out of Atlanta by trade deadline

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Fiddlin' & Diddlin' - Daily Links 3/8

Herald   Celtics give, try to forget Kevin Garnett keeps adding to career marks Analysis: Evan Turner turns in a keeper in rout of Celtics Wizards makes Lakers’ big lead go poof! Bruised Knicks fall apart in loss to Spurs Globe  Retweets becoming digital version of autographs Celtics humiliated by the dazzling 76ers Doc Rivers expects Celtics to stand pat at deadline ...
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