Found January 03, 2012 on
Maybe it was President Barack Obama's gentle ribbing about his jump shot. Perhaps it was simply the time it took to get over the loss of teammate and close friend Kendrick Perkins. Or could it be something much more simple? Like more hard work and growing maturity. Whatever it is, Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo has reached new heights. Statistically, he's more freakish than ever before. The 25-year-old, who raised eyebrows last season with consistent double-double performances, is somehow managing to score and rebound more -- all while playing fewer minutes. Through six games, Rondo is averaging 17 points, 11...

Should the Boston Celtics Trade Rajon Rondo?

Can’t shoot; temperamental; thin-skinned; egotistical. These aren’t the most endearing descriptors, particularly when they’re attached to your starting point guard who, incidentally, also doubles as your best young player and the future of the team. Indeed, to even contemplate handing the reins of the most successful franchise in league history to a character as flawed as those...

Rondo's triple double lead Celtics past Wizards

Yahoo  Happy New Year to all Celtic fans as the team carries over the success against the Pistons into Washington where they beat the Wizards 94-86.  Washington is still looking for their first win of the season.             The Wizards are led by John Wall who is not having the most successful start to his sophomore campaign with only 13 points and 6 assists...

Rondo's triple-double lifts Celtics (AP)

Rajon Rondo had 18 points, 14 assists and 11 rebounds while Kevin Garnett had 24 points and nine rebounds to lead the Boston Celtics over the winless Washington Wizards 94-86 on Sunday night. The victory was the Celtics' second straight after losing their first three. Washington is 0-4. After losing their opener by six to New Jersey, the Wizards have lost the last three by 47 points.

Wall Looks To Learn From Point Guard Play Of Rondo

John Wall cites Rajon Rondo's rebounding, penetration and passing as things he can learn from.

Rondo's triple-double leads Celtics over Wizards

Rajon Rondo had 18 points, 14 assists and 11 rebounds while Kevin Garnett had 24 points and nine rebounds to lead the Boston Celtics over the winless Washington Wizards 94-86 on Sunday night.

Taking Stock: C's-Wizards home-and-home

After each game, we'll be taking stock in each players... and maybe coach's... performance.  If we like what we see, we're buyin'.  If we don't, we're sellin'.  Or maybe we'll just hold onto our stock until we see more next game Rajon Rondo: He's here so much I'm going to make him part of the template.  The triple-double in game 1...

Celtics win second staright, keep Wizards winless

Rajon Rondo had 18 points, 14 assists and 11 rebounds while Kevin Garnett had 24 points and nine rebounds to lead the Boston Celtics over the winless Washington Wizards 94-86.

WE Preview: Wizards at Celtics 1-2-12

AT  Monday, January 2nd, 2012 7:30 PM ET TV: Comcast SportsNet HD Steve Buckhantz, Phil Chenier Radio: 106.7 The Fan - Dave Johnson, Glenn Consor Game Preview A rematch of last night's game, the Wizards (0-4) travel to Boston (2-3) still in search of their first victory. The matchups will be the same, and Washington will look to build on the...

Celtics 94, Wizards 86: Rondo, Garnett too much for Washington

I imagine Rashard Lewis wakes up each morning, admires his grizzly goatee in the mirror, thanks God (or Otis Smith) for his $118 million contract and then spends 45 minutes throwing darts at a board adorned with photos of Nick Young, Andray Blatche and Jordan Crawford. It took just 18 seconds for Young to launch his first step-back, contested jump shot of the night. Blatche continued...

John Wall shines, but Rajon Rondo is better as Celtics top Wizards

Before the start of Sunday’s game against Boston, Wizards Coach Flip Saunders told John Wall to have fun again. The point guard did just that, and as a result, Wall turned in his best game statistically. The No. 1 overall pick in 2010 had a team-high 19 points and eight assists, and he added seven rebounds, a steal and a block in nearly 39 1 / 2 minutes. That production, however...

Boston Celtics 94, Washington Wizards 86

The Celtics shot 50% from the floor last night and it helped them get a nice road  win over the Wizards.  Kevin Garnett led the way for the Celtics in this game with 24 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 steal and 1 blocked shot.  Rajon Rondo also had a great game with 18 points, 11 rebounds, 14 assists and 1 steal.  Ray Allen pitched in with 13 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist and...

Comments From the Other Side - Nets 1/4

Nets fans are pretty much resigned to be terrible this season.   You have to feel for a fan base that doesn't want the first pick in the draft because "he'll just get injured."  In the midst of all the losing they are all very high on MarShon Brooks and at least have his good play to be happy about.    Enjoy today's Comments from the Nets fans.... There...

O’Neal taking an active role

WASHINGTON - On one play last night, Celtics center Jermaine O’Neal tried to dunk lefthanded on the Wizards’ JaVale McGee after a behind-the-back dish from Rajon Rondo. Perhaps it was the criticism he received after scoring just 8 points in the first three games, but O’Neal has been an aggressive and productive scorer the past two games.

Wizards-Celtics Preview

After a season-opening three-game losing streak, the Boston Celtics feel a whole lot better about things after two straight wins. Another matchup with the winless Washington Wizards should buoy their spirits even more. The Celtics look to even their record with a second victory over the Wizards in as many days Monday night at TD Garden. Poor defensive efforts left the four-time...

Celtics win 100-92 over the Washington Wizards & Improve to 3-3

Tonight the Boston Celtics faced off against the athletic, John Wall powered, Washington Wizards. The Celtics were looking to get back to a .500 record, after the convincing 94-86 win last night with Rajon Rondo leading the way. The Wizards were grasping for their first win of the season (and the new year) after racking up their 4th loss (0-4). With Jermaine O'Neal out for the...
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