Found September 26, 2012 on Celtics Town:
Rondo continues to get us excited for his debut as the indisputed leader for the Celtics. Disclaimer: I want to emphasize that this point of the offseason is when EVERYBODY feels optimistic, everybody is going to back in time for the season, everybody is committing to defense and teamwork and practice. But Rondo, guys. He invited everybody on the team to come join him in Los Angeles for a team bonding experience, and according to reports, it was a really good experience that included a flag football game. It’s hard to look at this anecdote from Yahoo! Sports’ Marc Spears as anything besides a huge positive: The event planner for the week of bonding was point guard Rajon Rondo. After an offseason in which his maturity was questioned and his relationship with former teammate Ray Allen was scrutinized, Rondo wants to show he can lead the Celtics. One of the first steps was welcoming a couple of new teammates – Jason Terry and Courtney Lee – to Boston’s L.A. retreat. “I wanted...

Rajon Rondo’s 2008 NBA Finals Reebok Unheralded PE’s

I recently copped this pair of rare Reeboks from a secret source. This is a player exclusive pair of Reebok Unheralded custom made for Rajon Rondo to wear in the 2008 NBA Finals. These shoes are an amazing piece of history as Rajon wore this model during the Celtics championship run. These shoes were never made available to the public and feature Rondo’s Rolls Royce inspired logo...

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics are talking up Rondo

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.  “What you saw in the playoffs is what we’ve known for a little while about Rajon, is Rajon,” Ainge said. “A lot of people will say Rajon’s had success because he’s had three superstars and Hall-of...

Rondo discusses L.A. team get together & Ray Allen

Yahoo Sports' Marc Spears has a nice piece on Rajon Rondo today on the team practices in L.A, on Ray Allen, and more. On the practices:The Boston Celtics spent last week in enemy territory, daring to venture into Los Angeles to spend some time together. They scrimmaged at UCLA, ate lunch at Roscoe's Chicken & Waffles and hung out at the homes of Paul Pierce and Kevin...

Keyon Dooling discusses being sexually abused, defends Rajon Rondo, spits all kinds of knowledge

I don’t want to disrespect Jessica Camerato’s piece by block-quoting it. Just go read this. Now. Pay extra attention to Dooling’s discussion of being sexually abused, his quotes on Rajon Rondo (“I wish [the media] knew my friend the way I did”) and his daring (and without thinking too much about it, accurate) point about Kevin Garnett changing basketball as much as anyone...

Video: Danny Ainge says Rajon Rondo has proved he's the best player on the Celtics

At a recent golf fundraiser, WEEI interviewed Boston Celtics GM Danny Ainge and asked about whether he believed Rajon Rondo was the best point guard in the league. Danny replied: "The way he played in the playoffs I thought was pretty incredible. He proved that he's the best player on the team, and he's a guy who has earned the respect of his teammates and coaches...

Boston Celtics News From Around the Web: Daily Links for Thursday, 9/27

Like us on Facebook Celtic Nation Ease Up on Darko - Let’s give the newest Celtic a chance, we’ve got nothing to lose. Yahoo Sports Rajon Rondo commits to leading Celtics - Marc J. Spears sits down with the Boston point guard, and brings to light a new level of maturity. Celtics Green Video: Rondo at Oak Hill Academy in 2004 [...]

Top Power Forwards of the NBA: Does Kevin Garnett still have enough left?

Top Power Forwards of the NBA The NBA has a slew of Power Forwards, but only 10 can make my list. How do you make this list? I believe toughness, desire, hard-nosed play, and a soft touch puts you in the top of the league. It is important to remember the inside-outside game is what makes you a top 10 player at your position. Let the countdown begin. 10) David Lee I could...

Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce: How Much Will the “Old Men” Play?

  BOSTON, Ma — Last year the Celtics outdid just about everyone’s expectations by coming within minutes of the NBA Finals.  But after what is widely considered to have been a fairly successful off season, most fans and media folk alike believe Boston should end up right back in the same spot this year; battling [...]

All About 18: Avery Bradley

If there is any other Celtic besides Rajon Rondo who makes Boston’s post-KG and post-Pierce future bright, it would have to probably be Avery Bradley.  Stolen Drafted by the C’s 19th overall in 2010, Bradley emerged this past season as a legitimate NBA force – especially on the defensive end where his on-ball pressure has given many opponents fits (this one opponent in...

Boston Celtics News From Around the Web: Daily Links for Friday, September 28

Like us on Facebook Celtics Daily Links for Friday, 9/28 CLNS Radio Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce: How Much Will the “Old Men” Play? How many minutes per game will Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce play? The Boston Globe Celtics open training camp on Friday The Celtics are pleased with their “retooling” efforts this offseason. [...]

Today's Boston Celtics Links 9/27

Herald  Jay-Z: Bringing Nets to Brooklyn an American dream Globe  Heat's Bosh: Ready for camp, injury 'behind him' Thunder let veterans leave, count on youthRoster focus: Paul Pierce Celtics Green  Rondo's Getting Good at This Leadership ThingThe Celtic WayVideo: Rondo at Oak Hill Academy in 2004 Celtics Life  All About 18: Darko, Collins & WilcoxIs Josh...

Today's Boston Celtics Links 9/26

Herald  Celts wonder about Darko Milicic Ainge: Rondo has proven he’s our best playerKevin Love: ‘I have faith in this team’ Nets GM Billy King optimistic about revamped roster Paul Pierce, Ed Norton to play ‘Words with Friends’ charity Clippers player pleads no contest in driving caseGlobe  Celtics get training camp started earlyRoster focus: Courtney Lee Roster focus...

Your Morning Dump… Where Doc is excited about another trip overseas

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.  Unlike the team’s chemistry-forming trip in 2007 — coming off a summer that brought Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen to Boston — the Celtics will hold a few days of training camp stateside this year before...

Fiddlin' and Diddlin' Daily Links 9/25

Herald  Timberwolves agree to terms with PF Amundson Tony DiLeo ready to call the shots as 76ers GM In Las Vegas, the Lakers are rated as best bets Globe Doc Rivers: Avery Bradley 'nowhere near ready' Roster focus: Courtney Lee Celtics Green  That Answers My Questions About Rondo Plus a Few OthersCoach Heinsohn - Tommy's True Genius Swapping Darko and Stiemsma All...
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