Found October 02, 2012 on Celtics Life:
During an interview with CSNNE, Rajon Rondo said that he was getting a haircut in his basement when he saw a poster on the wall of the Celtics' 2008 NBA Championship team. At about 2 minutes into the video above, Rondo says "I believe this team is more talented than that team. But the key to the success in 2008 is that everyone bought into the system. So if we can believe in what Doc is telling us,then I'm sure we will be successful." Rondo knows that a lot of sacrifices will have to be made, since with the depth at most positions, some players will have to sacrifice playing time. But if they buy into the system and what the coaches tell them, Rondo believes "the sky is the limit." Rondo, Paul Pierce, and Doc Rivers are all really intrigued by all of the potential line-ups the 2012-2013 squad can provide. Rondo says he could envision at some point in the game that he plays the 1, Pierce plays the 2, Jeff Green the 3, Brandon Bass at the 4, and Kevin G...

Rondo's Taking His Shot and Knocking It Down

Pierce on Rondo: "He's knocking down his shot. He's TAKING his shot. That's what we're going to expect from him. He's our leader." — Steve Bulpett (@SteveBHoop) September 29, 2012 I just wrote about how excited I'm getting for this season and this little tweet may have me excited as much as anything else I've seen or read. Rajon Rondo...

Rajon Rondo Considers Current Celtics the 'Best Team We've Had Since I've Been Here'

Rajon Rondo likes this year's Celtics. A lot. Rondo, who won an NBA title with Boston in 2008, thinks that this year's squad is the best that Danny Ainge has assembled since the point guard was drafted in 2006. "This is the best team we've had since I've been here, I think, as far as on paper, as far as the depth of talent," Rondo said, according to WEEI...

Rajon Rondo Recruited Courtney Lee

  “The expectations every year for this team is to win big and that’s one thing I want to do is win big….speaking with Rondo during the whole free agency period, he had the same goals that I had in mind….we want to win big, get to the championship and win. And not only for one year but continue to do it. We’re about the same age, me, him, Jeff and a couple other guys...

Rondo Says 2012 Celtics Are Better Than 2008 Celtics

“I believe this team is more talented than that team…but the key to the 2008 team is that everyone bought into the system….guys probably won’t play their normal amount of minutes that they have in the past because we’re such a talented team.” - Rajon Rondo Bold. Bold statement. That 2008 team was near flawless. And since then, teams like the Knicks, Heat and Lakers have...

Video: Rajon Rondo throws a touchdown pass to Jeff Green

 We read previously that Rajon Rondo organized practices for the Celtics in LA and the guys played some football. Looks like some of that is carrying over to Turkey now. Check out the video above of Rondo throwing a touchdown pass to Jeff Green. Hopefully we will see some crazy court-long alley oops from Rondo to Green this season. Thanks to ThunWest from the shoutbox for sharing the video

Video: KG on his close relationship with Rondo

Kevin Garnett sat down with CSNNE to discuss his close relationship with Rajon Rondo. KG says he's there for Rondo at any hour of the night to give him advice and that they are both stubborn guys (shocker). It's always a good thing when a team's two best players have a tight relationship.

Celtics Sneaker Madness 2: The Champion

Your votes have been tallied, and in an extremely close poll, Rajon Rondo’s Nike Foamposite “Galaxy” is the winner! Rajon’s Nike Huarache 2K4 Celtics p.e. lost by only 3 votes! The Galaxy Foams were arguably the hottest and craziest release of the last year. To this day, they are still going for upwards of $1,000 on Ebay. I know that many of you have commented here, and...

Rajon Rondo vs. Chris Paul

Rajon Rondo Vs CP3….Who Is Better? There are a lot of great point guards in the NBA these days. However, Rajon Rondo and Chris Paul are among the top five at the position. Some may argue that both could be MVP candidates during a given season. If you had to choose one of these players, which one would you want on your team? Rondo Is A Playmaker There is no denying that Chris Paul...

GreenLight Madness: Final Four – Seed #1 vs Seed #5

We’re down to the final four top plays of 2012.  Today’s matchup features two plays from the C’s starting back court (well, once everyone has returned from injury).  Is this when Rondo gets unseated? #1 Seed: Rondo’s Sick Spinning Pass vs Warriors: In the midst of a season-long west coast road trip, Rajon Rondo executed perhaps one of the most amazing plays of the entire...

With the Big 3 era gone, Boston turns to a new leader

The Boston Celtics are much like the original Mars Rover. Experimental in nature, the Spirit was only supposed to last a short time. Instead, it long outlasted its expected shelf life, and it spawned a new generation of rovers that ushered in a new era of space exploration. The new Big-3 era was really only supposed to last three years. The Celtics were supposed to...

End of 'Big Three' Era Signals Need for Rajon Rondo to Step Up as Celtics' Leader (Podcast)

The "Big Three" is no more. A new era of Celtics basketball is about to begin, and it will likely begin and end with Rajon Rondo leading the way. Yes, Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce are still here while Ray Allen joins the Miami Heat, but don't be fooled. Judging by the chatter emerging from Celtics training camp, it is becoming increasingly clear that this is Rondo...

The unexpected evolution of Rajon Rondo

Rondo’s summer rise to prominence has been unexpected by those that have followed him over his career A couple of years ago when Rajon Rondo was busy getting thrown around in trade-talks and was getting removed from Team USA’s FIBA World Championship Team, I anticipated big things from the Boston Celtics young point guard. Just months after exploding into the Celtics best player...

Listen to last night’s podcast with CSNNE’s Jessica Camerato and ESPN Boston’s Greg Payne

Listen to internet radio with CLNSRadio on Blog Talk RadioDefinitely the best show yet. Subscribe on iTunes or listen above.ESPN Boston’s Greg Payne and CSNNE’s Jessica Camerato joined me and co-host Ty Ray last night to talk about training camp and Camerato’s recent phenomenal piece on Keyon Dooling.Topics discussed included, but were not limited to:Darko Milicic = badass...
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