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Rajon Rondo is a two-time consecutive All-Star. He comes at the bargain price of $11 million per year, significantly less than market value for an All-NBA defender with the potential to lead the league in assists for the next six or seven years. He is presumably Boston’s future as well as its present, a curious amalgam of flaws and strengths unique within NBA history who will take the baton from the Big Three by next season, if he hasn’t officially done that already. But because of all that, he’s also Boston’s best trade bait.Which is why the Celtics are not necessarily looking to trade Rondo, but they are reportedly open to the possibility if the right trade comes along. (ESPN)While Boston is not shopping Rajon Rondo, it would be open to trading him in the right deal, sources say. The Celtics feel they need more scoring to take the load off Paul Pierce.This makes sense. Rondo, for everything he contributes to Boston’s wins, has a set of flaws — mainly shooting, but also a sometim...
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While Boston is not shopping Rajon Rondo, it would be open to trading him in the right deal, sources say. The Celtics feel they need more scoring to take the load off Paul Pierce.
The Celtics "would be open to trading [Rajon Rondo] in the right deal," according to ESPN's Chris Broussard.
Given the age of stars Paul Pierce, Ray Allen and Kevin Garnett, the Celtics' top player now and for the future may be 25-year-old Rajon Rondo. But if we've learned anything about Danny Ainge's tenure in Boston, Rondo may not be in green as long as you think. The C's aren't looking to unload Rondo, but would be willing to trade him if the right deal emerges, according...
Welcome to rumor season. The Morning Dump set the stage by letting everyone know Danny Ainge was open to trading Rajon Rondo. Now, people have jumped on that to ask about a Rondo for Chris Paul swap. And some writers are taking the bait.
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Officials from the Pacers have been making calls to gather insight into Rajon Rondo's reputation over the past few days.
How's this for weird? ESPN's Chris Broussard tweeted an interesting failed trade proposal that Celtics president Danny Ainge reportedly offered the Oklahoma City Thunder after last season. According to Broussard, the C's offered the Thunder point guard Rajon Rondo and forward Jeff Green in exchange for point guard Russell Westbrook and center Kendrick Perkins. Trading...
The NBA hasn't been back for a week, and there are already reports
of the Celtics' willingness to trade Rajon Rondo. Apparently, one
scenario in which the C's would move one of the game's best point
guards would be if they could get arguably the best point guard in
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I guess this is the kind of effect small market teams wanted out of the new deal.
ESPN put together how the new CBA helps and hurts both short and long term. The biggest impact on the Celtics is in the short term. Like really short term. Like the next two weeks.
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With the NBA back in business, trade rumors are flowing. One of the most interesting trade rumors is between the Boston Celtics and the New Orleans Hornets. The trade rumor has Rajon Rondo being traded in a package for Chris Paul.
Chris Paul is obviously a much better player than Rajon Rondo, so why is this trade even a possibility? It’s simple: Chris Paul is a free agent this...
Yesterday’s ambush of trade and free agency talk tipped off with a rather awkward rumor: The Celtics weren’t actively shopping Rajon Rondo, but that they’d be open to a deal should anything materialize. In the sports world, that’s basically code for other teams to start calling so they can start the bidding. Danny Ainge and [...]