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Rajon Rondo is doing and saying all the right things as the one and only leader of a new look Boston Celtics franchise. Rondo is the face of the Celtics now, and that’s quite fine with him. The mercurial point guard has been mentioned in trade rumors since the moment Danny Ainge chose to blow up the roster. Rondo though disagrees with the notion that he might want to leave Boston, and according to Celtics Blog, it’s clearly Rondo’s team. “I love it here,” Rondo said. ”The fans are great here. And Danny [Ainge] has been straightforward with me. This is my team. Why would I want to leave? Why would I want out? I never really backed away from a challenge. This would be a challenge. I’m looking forward to working with coach [Brad] Stevens. It’s a brand new start for us as a team. A lot of new players and a lot of young guys willing to listen, so I’m very excited.” Rondo while discussing his ACL recovery avoided the talk about an Adrian Peterson like recovery. “I want to be like Rajon Rondo

Pressey earning minutes in Rondo's absence

Pressey showcased everything Wednesday night against the New York Knicks. He scored 13 points, and some of those baskets looked like he's been playing for years, and the 7 assists that he picked up had the same effect. With Rondo still rehabbing from ACL surgery and Pressey the only true point guard on the roster, there's an opportunity for Pressey to earn more minutes...

Rajon Rondo Joins Anta, Introduces Anta Rondo 1

Rajon Rondo officially joined the Chinese apparel brand, Anta, Tuesday night through a press conference in Boston.  According to A. Sherrod Blakely of CSN New England, Rondo will have his own signature line of sneakers as well as his own apparel line. Here he is with his first Anta signature shoe, the Anta Rondo 1.

Rondo speaks about Doc, KG,and Pierce

Brothers part from time to time,but they usually come together again. They'll never play on the court in the same uniforms ever again, but a brotherly bond can be unbreakable. Rondo spoke about "Brotherhood" when he was asked about Kevin and Paul during an interview after joining Anta sports apparel.I think the bond that has been forged, is unbreakable. Take former...

Rudy Gay believes Rondo will comeback ‘Stronger than ever’

Good buddies competing hard. Courtesy of: Mark L. Baer-USA TODAY Sports Most NBA players these days are private people, even more so for Boston Celtics players. Kevin Garnett is one of the most private and quite players off the court in league history, and it appears to have rubbed off on Rajon Rondo. Rondo has had a pretty tumultuous eight months since his knee injury and hasn’t...

Rondo: This Is My Team, Why Would I Want To Leave Boston?

Rajon Rondo is recovering from a torn ACL amid the Boston Celtics' makeover of their roster. Rondo last took the floor with Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, who were traded to the Brooklyn Nets on draft night. Rondo has been mentioned in trade rumors as Danny Ainge starts from scratch. But Rondo disagreed with the notion that he could be the next player traded. “I love it here...

Rajon Rondo: This is My Team, why would I want to leave Boston?

Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo is in an interesting spot as we head into the 2013 NBA season. Coming off a torn ACL, no one is exactly Rondo will play this season and looking at the roster, it’s probably best he takes his team. With Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett in Brooklyn, Rondo now […]

Are Rajon Rondo's days in Boston over once he is healthy?

As far as predictions go, this is a lot less bold than saying Michael Jordan will come back for one game. Still, this one is notable for including absolutely no hedging. Most of the talk involving Rajon Rondo and the Celtics this season centers around the team’s supposed need to trade the 27-year-old point guard if it is truly dedicated to rebuilding. Once Rondo returns from his...

Brace yourself: Bill Simmons has a Rajon Rondo trade scenario

Bill Simmons thinks the new ownership of the Sacramento Kings will want to make a splash and that splash will be a trade for Rajon Rondo. Here’s the scenario: The Celtics move out Rondo, Gerald Wallace and MarShon Brooks for Ben McLemore, Greivis Vasquez (expiring), Patrick Patterson (expiring), John Salmons (expiring) and Jimmer Fredette. Boston would also have the option to swap...

No, Rajon Rondo Is Not Going To Be Traded

On Tuesday, Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose released their Celtics preview which was literally titled 'The Celtics Will Trade Rajon Rondo.' In the preview, well, they theorized that the Boston Celtics would trade Rajon Rondo ROSE: Once you trade Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett... the year before you lost Ray Allen and you lose Doc Rivers. The next obvious domino is Rajon Rondo SIMMONS...

Jalen Rose and Bill Simmons say the Celtics will definitely trade Rajon Rondo once he comes back

Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose have been doing a series of Grantland video podcast previews for each NBA team, ranking them in reverse order from #30 up to #1.  Today they featured #24, the Celtics.  When the topic of conversation turned to Rondo's future with the team, here's what they had to say: Simmons: "Clairvoyant Bill thinks Rajon Rondo has 20 games or less left...

Meet Phil Pressey – The Man Gunning for Rajon Rondo’s Job

Although many Celtics fans may feel a slight sense of apprehension when it comes to the point guard position this season, the outlook may not look so bleak, especially if undrafted rookie Phil Pressey has a say in the matter. “At the end of the day, all you need to worry about is playing the game,” the Missouri product stated in an interview with NESN this week. “My goal is...

Phil Pressey raising eyebrows in point guard battle

The Boston Celtics lost a wild one on Wednesday night in Providence to the New York Knicks 103-102. But they may have discovered a key member of this team, especially in the absence of Rajon Rondo. Phil Pressey led the team with 13 points, seven assists, three rebounds and two steals in 28 minutes of action (to go along with no turnovers). Here of some quotes from CSNNE after Wednesday...

Why making a run at the playoffs is the worst thing that could happen for the Boston Celtics

Before I get started, let me be clear: this isn't a tanking article. Tanking, to me at least, is doing things on the basketball court that cause the team to purposely lose basketball games they have a chance to win. Pulling hot players, playing awful ones, and sitting players because of fake injuries. Basically everything the 1996-97 Celtics did. Instead, this is meant to be...

Your Morning Dump… Where the ghosts of KG and Paul Pierce haunt the Celtics locker room

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.  Q: When you said you felt nothing when the trade went down … RR: “That was blown out of proportion.” Q: So what was the story behind it? RR: “I don’t really say much and speak out on exactly what happened...
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