Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 7/2/13
Yesterday Danny Ainge said that he's taken calls from other teams regarding Rajon Rondo, but that he has no intentions of dealing away his All-Star point guard.  A Sporting News article by Sean Deveney also sites a source who says Rondo has not asked to be traded, despite being the lone holdover from the Celtics 2010 Finals team.  However, the trade rumors regarding Rondo never seem to go away.  Here's why it makes no logical sense at the moment for Boston to dig deeper into their rebuilding process by moving him: 1.  Rondo is hurt.  Coming off ACL surgery, nobody knows for sure if he'll be the same player that he was.  Any trade the C's make involving him now would reflect that, and there's no way they would be able to recoup equal value in return.  Making a deal for 70 cents on the dollar is never smart business. 2.  The common perception is that Rondo does not have the proper mindset to be the veteran leader of this team; that he's not a player to "build around."  But we'll nev...
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