Originally posted on SLAM Online  |  Last updated 3/1/12
by Marcel Mutoni / @marcel_mutoni Rajon Rondo is reportedly on the trading block once again. In related news, the sun rose in the East this morning. With trade rumors swirling, Rondo led the Boston Celtics to victory last night, while recording a triple double along the way (his third of the season.) According to ESPN, the C’s front-office no longer wants Rajon largely because of his off-the-court attitude: The Celtics find Rondo’s personality to be too high-maintenance and his clashes with coach Doc Rivers remain an off-court distraction, sources said, and the front office is now actively pitching him to other teams. With the Celtics realizing they are no longer title contenders, they don’t believe his point guard prowess is worth the headaches Rondo brings, sources say. And they do not want to build around him. In December, the Celtics had discussions with Golden State about a Stephen Curry-for-Rondo deal, and one source says it was Golden State that decided against pulling the trigger.
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