Found September 16, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
The Boston Globe snuck in this tidbit at the end of one of their columns this weekend: Rajon Rondo has rehabilitated quietly from his torn right anterior cruciate ligament but could make headlines off the court by potentially changing shoe companies from Nike to Anta the Chinese company that nabbed former Celtic Kevin Garnett a few years ago. via NBA notes: Departure from Seattle a bad memory for new Hall of Famer Gary Payton - Sports - The Boston Globe. The Celtics point guard signed with the industry giant Nike in 2008 but in recent years more and more NBA players have opted for deals with Chinese companies. Dwyane Wade is another major star to take his kicks overseas and Rondo would be another major player to head that way. Celtics blog Reds' Army indicated last week that the company's official website has a silhouette that looks an awful lot like Rondo. Signs seem to point more and more to a conversion for Rondo. Rondo is continuing his rehabilitiation from ACL surge...

What's Up with Gerald Wallace?

I'm beginning to think that Gerald Wallace doesn't want to be a Celtic. First, he didn't show up for the introductory press conference. I'll admit that Kris Humphries and MarShon Brooks didn't look all that pleased at the presser, but they showed up. Keith Bogans at least looked like he wanted to be there. But then again, Bogans just got a much bigger contract...

Camp questions: Is Keith Bogans sneakily a good trade chip?

Before we jump into day three of "Camp questions", it's important to note that our first camp question — whether Donte Greene would make the Celtics — has already been answered with a big, fat no. Quick answer from Danny Ainge right there. Alright, now on to the newest edition. Today, we're focusing on the salary dump in of all salary dump ins..Keith Bogans...

Celtics’ Rajon Rondo unlikely to be ready for start of season

To be clear, there’s still no timetable for the return of Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo. However, the news of late hasn’t been good. That includes A. Sherrod Blakely’s Sunday report in which the CSN New England writer listed Rondo as unlikely to be available for the start of the regular season.This shouldn’t be extremely surprising considering Rondo’s initial...

Report: Rajon Rondo Likely To Miss Entire Preseason, Start Of Regular Season

Rajon Rondo has not had a setback in his recovery from a torn ACL, but it is looking more and more likely that the All-Star guard will miss all of the Boston Celtics' preseason games as well as the start of the regular season, according to a report. Rondo was in Boston last week and did on court work with Brad Stevens. "He's obviously limited in what he can do on the...

Jared Sullinger in counseling, girlfriend doesn't want to pursue the case

We haven't heard any news regarding Jared Sullinger since he was charged with assault and battery two weeks ago.  Earlier today CSNNE's A. Sherrod Blakely shared some updates on the case: Both Sullinger and [Deann] Smith -- who, according to court documents, has since moved back to Ohio with her parents -- filed paperwork last week with the Waltham District Court indicating...

Report: Celtics waive Donte Greene, move below luxury tax

From Hoops Hype. Agent Chris Grier-Luchey tells HoopsHype the Celtics are waiving forward Donte Greene, who will sign with a club in China. — HoopsHype (@hoopshype) September 17, 2013 So at the end of the day, just as we all expected, Fab Melo was traded along with $1.7 million in cash just so the Celtics could waive Greene and his non-guaranteed $1 million salary. What this...

Rondo Likely To Leave Nike For Anta

Rajon Rondo is expected to leave his endorsement deal with Nike for Anta. Anta is a Chinese shoe company that signed Kevin Garnett a few years ago. Rondo is rehabbing from a torn ACL.

Rajon Rondo’s Future, Brad Stevens’ Plan Among Celtics’ Top Questions (Photos)

Once again, the Celtics will enter a season with health-related concerns. This time, though, those concerns do not come with the same lofty payoff if everything goes right. Instead of wondering if Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and the other veterans can stay healthy for a possible title run, the Celtics could be waiting to see how Rajon Rondo‘s surgically repaired right knee holds...

Video: Coach Stevens and the Celtics run a basketball clinic in Dorchester

Video courtesy of the Boston Celtics. Great message from Brad Stevens to the kids (adults could heed his advice as well): "You can never go wrong by doing right. You can never go wrong by treating somebody well. You can never go wrong by being a good person."

Avery Bradley Faces Pivotal Season as Restricted Free Agency Looms

Few players’ values are as invariably overstated or understated as Avery Bradley‘s. On one hand, he is a game-changing lockdown defender whose importance became clearer during his prolonged absences in the past two seasons. On the other hand, he is a poor ballhandler for a guard, a still-developing offensive player and an injury waiting to happen, if only due to the way he puts...

What the Hell Happened to...Johnny McCarthy?

This week in What the Hell Happened to, we remember back to the 60s and the Celtics and their reserve guard, Johnny McCarthy. After a standout career at Canisius College (in upstate NY) John was drafted by the Rochester Royals in the 1956 draft.   After a rookie season in which he appeared in 72 games averaging 21 minutes a night, John had to miss the 1957-58 season to fulfill...

Fiddlin' and Diddlin' Celtics Daily Links 9/16

 Herald  LeBron's wedding both posh and privateCeltics Green Watchability Rankings Don't Always Tell the Whole StoryBrad Stevens InterviewSB Nation  Rebuilding in the NBA is a victimless crimeHow to encourage more competitive NBA teams CelticsBlog  Friendly advice for the Brooklyn Nets What Is Jeff Green Worth To The Celtics, Really? ESPN  Stevens ready as camp approachesCountdown...

Report: Boston Celtics Release Donte Greene, Who Will Head to Chinese Team

The Boston Celtics won’t shed green to Greene come 2013-14 campaign. Donte Greene, who was acquired in a deal with the Memphis Grizzlies involving Fab Melo, has been waived by the Celtics, according to his agent Chris Grier-Luchey who told Agent Chris Grier-Luchey tells HoopsHype the Celtics are waiving forward Donte Greene, who will sign with a club in China. ...

Watchability Rankings Don't Always Tell the Whole Story

USA Today is ranking teams on their watchability. In their opinion, the Phoenix Suns will be the least watchable team in the NBA this season. Following the Suns in unwatchability are the Jazz, Bobcats, Sixers, Magic, Bucks, Lakers, Kings and Hawks. That brings us to #21 in their watchability rankings: The Boston Celtics. They believe that we should watch them, at least after...

Report: Rajon Rondo to miss start of season

Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo will likely miss all of the preseason as well as some regular season games, according to Rondo suffered a torn right ACL on Jan. 25.  The knee was surgically repaired 
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