Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo said that he is embracing the challenge of a rebuild and hopes to aid the team in that process.
Rondo speaking to reporters Tuesday night at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston after formally announcing he has joined the ANTA shoe brand dispelled the notion that Boston's roster overhaul this past summer which included trading away Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce might leave him yearning to join a contender rather than endure another rebuilding process.
"I love it here. The fans are great here" Rondo said according to Comcast SportsNet. "And [president of basketball operations] 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 about t...