Found April 27, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Rajon Rondo
TEAMS: Boston Celtics
WALTHAM, Mass. -- Rajon Rondo went to the bench for the last time in Thursday's regular season finale with more than four minutes remaining in the third quarter. The Celtics held a comfortable lead over the Bucks, and all they needed to secure home-court advantage in the first round of the playoffs was for the Hawks to lose to the defending champion Mavericks. The Hawks did not cooperate, beating the Mavericks easily, so the Celtics will open the playoffs Sunday night in Atlanta. The Celtics would rather be on the parquet floor of the TD Garden for Game 1, but...

QuickVid: You silly Rondo, tricks are for kids

Throughout the season, you’ve probably noticed Rajon Rondo and the Celtics having some fun when they win the opening game tip-off. From KG hiking the ball to Rondo after the tip to Rondo heading the ball off the bounce, Rondo keeps things interesting after every tip-off. Today, MrTrpleDouble10, who has become well-known among Celtics fans [...]

Rajon Rondo brings a bit of showmanship to tip-offs

Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo starring in Rondo's Tip-Off Trickery Every time you check your email, think -- gotta check Bob's Blitz. Follow us on Twitter. Subscribe, or Return to Bobs... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Rajon Rondo's Tip-Off Trickery Captured in Compilation Video (Video)

It doesn't take long for Rajon Rondo to leave you scratching your head. In addition to being one of the NBA's premier point guards, Rondo is also one of the most entertaining players in the league, and he frequently entertains the crowd just seconds into each game. You may or may not have noticed that Rondo does some interesting things when the Celtics win the opening tip...

Rajon Rondo 2012 Mix

video by "geraldd39" Absolutely beautiful mix, make sure you watch it on 720!

Video: Rajon Rondo’s eccentric tip-off behavior

Another glorious video from our great friend @MrTrpleDouble10, first posted at Red’s Army.

Starting 5: Feelin' for Brad Miller, Rondo passes history & Spurs make more of it

Every morning, we'll give you five things from the night before in the NBA to start your day. 1:  Feeling for Brad Miller Imagine loving everything about your job.  You love it so much that you gladly wake up in the morning, you smile when you walk in, and you're happy when you get home.  It just makes you happy.   That's pretty rare.   That's what Brad Miller...

Boston Celtics: Rajon Rondo shows his warm heart Tuesday night

On Tuesday night, while the Boston Celtics threw together a roster most fans have not seen or recognized, Kevin Garnett, Mikael Pietrus, Rajon Rondo, Ray Allen and Greg Stiemsma rested. One resting Celtic that showed his warm heart by meeting with a fan who had his life threatened by a stray bullet. Yes, you heard [...]

Boston boy who had close call meets Celtics' hero

The Boston third-grader who narrowly missed a bullet that came through his bedroom wall and left a smoking hole in his Boston Celtics jersey has met the player whose shirt he was wearing. Preston Jackson and his family attended Tuesday night's Celtics game against the Miami Heat, where they met Rajon Rondo. Rondo says he couldn't believe the stories he heard of Preston...

History-Laden Celtics Franchise Primed for Another Playoff Run, With Current Players Well Aware of Aura

Rajon Rondo has admitted that he is not a student of basketball history. While some of his teammates take obvious pride in being associated with the storied Celtics franchise, Rondo reflects on the legends of yesteryear less often than, say, Kevin Garnett, who often mentions the names of past Celtics greats. Rondo is also not one to count individual statistics. In that, at least...

Boston Celtics Season Recap: Celtics End Roller Coaster Season Atop Atlantic Division!

The 17 Time NBA champion Boston Celtics concluded their 2011-12 season with a 87-74 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks, after a season that can be best described as an exciting roller coaster ride. Indicative of Boston’s tradition of team play, point guard Rajon Rondo extended his streak of 10+ assists per game to 24! While all-time 3-point leader Ray Allen was questionable to even...

Celtics 87, Bucks 74: Celtics conclude regular season with win

Ryan Hollins resembled a superstar, E’Twaun Moore tickled the nets and Rajon Rondo officially became the first Celtics point guard to lead the NBA in assists since Bob Cousy in 1960, but Boston’s regular season-concluding victory against the Milwaukee Bucks was most important for one takeaway: The injured Celtics, with the exception of Ray Allen, are healthy.Professional basketball...

Celtics Live Blog: Rajon Rondo, Kevin Garnett Expected to Return in C's Finale Against Bucks

8 a.m.: The customers should get what they paid for on Thursday when the Celtics close the regular season against the Bucks. Many of the Celtics' stars took a seat in the Celtics' last two games as head coach Doc Rivers opted to rest them for the playoffs. With his stars rested and the door left open to grab home-court advantage in the first round of the playoffs, though...

Your Morning Dump... Where the Celtics earned the road

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “Well, we’d rather not, honestly,’’ Rivers said of opening on the road. “It would have been easier to open up at home but we’re just not. “We had to make tough choices. You know, looking...

Celtics 87, Bucks 74

Paul Pierce scored all 12 of his points in the first half despite missing most of it with a sprained toe and Rajon Rondo had 15 assists as the Boston Celtics closed the regular season with an 87-74 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday night. Avery Bradley added 14 points for the Celtics, who were nearly back at full strength in their final tuneup before opening the playoffs...

Celtics face Bucks in grand finale of the season

  at  Milwaukee Bucks (31-34)  at  Boston Celtics (38-27) Wednesday, April 26 8:00 PM ET Regular Season Game #66,  Home Game #33 TV:  CSN-NE, FSN-WI, LP 752(MIL)/753(BOS) Radio:  WEEI, WTMJ TD Garden Referees:   Scott Foster, Matt Boland, James Williams This is the 3rd and final game between these two teams.  It is also the final game of the season for both teams...
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