Good buddies competing hard. Courtesy of:
Mark L. Baer-USA TODAY Sports
Most NBA players these days are private people, even more so for Boston Celtics players. Kevin Garnett is one of the most private and quite players off the court in league history, and it appears to have rubbed off on Rajon Rondo. Rondo has had a pretty tumultuous eight months since his knee injury and hasn’t shared much of his feelings about it at all to the public besides your standard media interview answers. His good friends have his back and haven’t divulged much either, especially good friend Rudy Gay. Gay, who had Rondo in his wedding party over the summer, refused to give up any nuggets about Rondo:
“If he’s not telling, then I’m not telling,” said Gay, who just finished scoring 17 points on 11 shots in an efficient 23:12 during a 97-89 victory against the Rondo-less Celtics in Boston. “He’s working his hardest to get back. He’s not the type of guy to take a day off. He’s worried about the team, and...