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According to Sekou Smith on nba.com, Rajon Rondo might not want to stick around with the new Celtics.
Ray Allen was the first to leave, bolting for Miami and another title in free agency last summer. Rivers opted for a chance to take the Clippers to the same plateau he reached with the Celtics in the final six of his nine seasons with the team. Ainge is clearly trying to make the next move by engaging in these talks, and what sources indicate are many more, in regards to the remaining members of his core.
Not even Rajon Rondo, the Celtics’ injured All-Star point guard, is off-limits, according to a league executive who informed NBA.com that Rondo is waiting to see who Ainge replaces Rivers with and what happens this summer before deciding if he wants to be a part of the rebuild that the other members of the core are clearly trying to avoid.
Personally I find a "league executive" as a pretty weak source for where Rajon Rondo's head is at, but the fact is that Rondo...
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The Mavericks are reportedly interested in trying to make a trade for Rajon Rondo, though the Celtics previously said he is not for sale.
ESPN’s Bill Simmons hasn’t taken the break up of the Boston Celtics very well. On Thursday night at the 2013 NBA Draft, ESPN’s Shelley Smith asked Rivers about Simmons repeated claims that he quit on the Celtics. “I would like to call him an idiot,” Rivers replied, “but I’m too classy for
The Celtics may not be done making moves.
The Mavericks have contacted the Celtics about Rajon Rondo, according to DallasBasketball.com. Dallas just drafted point guard Shane Larkin out of Miami, who the the Celtics showed interest in during the pre-draft process, according to Alex Kennedy of HoopsWorld.
The Celtics have already parted with Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Jason Terry...
According to DallasBasketball.com:
The Mavericks are engaging in trade talks involving Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo, sources tell DallasBasketball.com. Meanwhile, Dallas has taken a position on Chris Paul and is also investigating bids on point guards Tyreke Evans and Brandon Jennings – and we’ve got the scoop on what’s happening with all four.
That’s all the info I can...
In light of last night’s blockbuster move, Danny Ainge said today in the Boston Globe that they are not looking to trade All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo. He said that the Celtics organization is comfortable building their team around Rondo, but after that Danny was asked if everyone on the roster is tradeable and he said:
“If Wilt Chamberlain and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar are...
Los Angeles Clippers head coach and VP of basketball operations Doc Rivers said the reason he left the Boston Celtics was because the team “wanted draft picks and they wanted to drop contracts – I was one of those contracts.” Rivers joined 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Felger & Mazz on Friday to explain his departure from Boston and his opportunity with the Clippers. “I...
The Dallas Mavericks and Boston Celtics have discussed a trade involving Rajon Rondo, according to a report from Mike Fisher of DallasBasketball.com.
The Celtics would like to acquire Shane Larkin in a deal with the Mavericks.
The Mavericks are pursuing Dwight Howard via free agency and would have difficulty in acquiring Rondo while preserving sufficient cap space.
Recent reports have Dallas in talks with Boston about acquiring all-star point guard Rajon Rondo.
Well, Celtics Nation, you knew this day was inevitable. The minute the Celtics created the Big Three of Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, and Ray Allen in 2008, you knew that it would be an exciting but limited ride. The night of the 2013 NBA Draft effectively ended a six year period where Celtics basketball became relevant again, as the Green (a team currently without a head coach after...
It’s been awhile since we had some meaningful basketball at the Palace and it’s also been awhile since the Pistons have had a player other teams feared.
Simply put it’s time to remedy both those problems and Rajon Rondo could be the guy to do that for Detroit. And since Rondo could in a sense help revive basketball in the Motor City here’s why the Pistons need to explore...
Exactly how bad do the Boston Celtics want to be in the 2013-2014 NBA campaign? Already heading into the off-season without former bench boss Doc Rivers, now with the Los Angeles Clippers and with a deal in principle that will send Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Jason Terry to Brooklyn; would the Celtics part with their remaining All-Star? The “Boston Globe” reported on Saturday...
WHAT'S UP, DOC?
Prior to boarding a flight to Los Angeles, new Clippers coach Doc Rivers said the following about leaving the Celtics organization: "It was just time."
The Brooklyn Nets have reached an agreement with the Boston Celtics to acquire Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce after Garnett agreed to waive his no-trade clause, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. The Nets
With Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce headed out of town and Doc Rivers chilling on the beach in LA, there seems to be a bit of a fire sale going on right now in Boston. With nearly all of the original core of 2008 championship team gone, it’s only natural to ponder whether or not point guard Rajon Rondo is next.
Celtics GM Danny Ainge actually addressed it last night during the...