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Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo is not the most assertive person in the NBA.
Yet, his basketball acumen can not be overstated.
As talented as Rondo may be, he has now been assigned a leadership role that many feel that he will not be able to thrive in.
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The wave of phone calls the Celtics received in early July about Rondo has passed, and according to league sources, Boston never seriously entertained dealing their flighty point guard. Rumored talks with Detroit...
From the Boston Globe's Gary Washburn:
NBA source familiar with #celtics say team desperately needs another asst coach who can bond with Rondo, someone he can relate to and trust
— gary washburn (@GwashNBAGlobe) August 18, 2013
For years we heard rumors of Rajon Rondo and Doc Rivers not getting along, but this might indicate the two had a better relationship than most people...
The first thing that was mentioned right after the Celtics named Brad Stevens their new coach was whether or not he could handle the mercurial Rajon Rondo. Rondo had just mentioned in an interview that he loved playing for Doc and wanted to play for him. Then Doc went to LA and suddenly, Rondo had a new coach and no one knew how he would react.
One of Stevens' first acts...
(Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images) BOSTON—According to a tweet from Jeff Goodman, a basketball insider for ESPN.com, the Boston Celtics are interested in bringing back an old friend to add to Brad Stevens’ coaching staff. James Posey, who was a key contributor in helping the Celtics win the 2008 NBA title is among the candidates to fill out the rest of Boston’s coaching staff,...
James Posey could be back in green very soon.
No, the 36-year-old forward is not joining the rebuilding Celtics on a veteran’s minimum contract. Posey, who has been out of the NBA since 2011, reportedly is a candidate to fill one of the open slots on new head coach Brad Stevens‘ coaching staff.
Stevens, who wants to add an ex-player to his stable of assistants, is considering...
Before Rajon Rondo’s season (and for all intents and purposes, the Celtics season) abruptly ended during a Friday night game in Atlanta in late January, much of the discussion around him centered on his over-hyped assist streak. Remember, the one that saw him continually dish out double-digit assists in consecutive games challenging legendary point guards Magic Johnson and John...
With new head coach Brad Stevens firmly in command, a source close to the Boston Celtics reports the team “desperately” needs an assistant who can handle point guard Rajon Rondo. A coaching wizard frequently compared to John Wooden, Stevens signed a six-year contract worth $22 million to lead Boston on July 3. Ever since Danny Ainge rightfully gutted Boston’s roster, many fans...
According to CSNNE Celtics insider, Sherrod Blakely, Rajon Rondo, who tore his ACL in late January, could miss the first month of the regular season.
As he listed his potential starting five for the upcoming season, Blakely named undrafted rookie, Phil Pressey, as the starting point guard, noting that he expects Rondo to miss the first month of the season.
With Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett departed from the Boston Celtics, the biggest question for the franchise is undoubtedly this: can Rajon Rondo be the leader of a team?
Without veterans around to keep the locker room at bay, and a new head coach in Brad Stevens that is approximately 12 years old (okay, okay…he’s 36, but still.), Rondo will be looked upon to be a leader. Gary...
The Boston Celtics will have an entirely new look when the 2013-2014 season tips off. Veterans Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Jason Terry have all moved on to the Brooklyn Nets. In addition, the timetable for Rajon Rondo’s return from ACL surgery remains unclear. Rondo is expected to be the leader of the Celtics and […]
Back when the NBA was suffering from it’s lockout a few years ago, a few NBA ballers had said that they’d change sports and come play for the NFL. Some teams, like the Seattle Seahawks went as far as making jerseys for LeBron James, trying to recruit him.
Could Rajon Rondo run Chip Kelly’s fast-paced offense? (AP Images)
Others said they’d host a few guys for workouts if...
Five years after he helped lead the Celtics to their only title since 1986, James Posey may be coming home. According to ESPN's Jeff Goodman, Posey may join the Celtics — as an assistant coach. Here's ESPN's Chris Forsberg discussing the possibility.
James Posey, a beloved member of the Boston Celtics' 2008 championship team, is a candidate fill out Brad Stevens...
Is there any athlete in Boston more polarizing than Rajon Rondo?
There is a group of people who believe he needs to go basically at any cost. That while talented he has absolutely no leadership qualities, and the next era of Celtics basketball is doomed if he sticks around. He's a petulant child they say. He drove Doc out of town, his teammates don't like him, and he'...
Paul Pierce has talked to Rajon Rondo and has come away with the impression the Boston Celtics' guard is ready to be the face of the franchise.
“Without question [he can be the man in Boston],” Pierce said. “I’ve already talked to Rajon; Rajon’s mature. People talk about the relationship with Doc [Rivers], and they probably had their best years over the last two...
James Posey is among the candidates the Boston Celtics are looking at to fill out the coaching staff, according to a source.
Brad Stevens is likely to hire an ex-player to finish his staff.
Posey won a championship with the Celtics in 2008 and had a 12-year NBA career.
Stevens left Butler this offseason to become the Celtics' head coach.