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"Nine [Rondo] was edgy today, man. I loved it," Garnett said. "I love the fact that he came out and he set the tone. And I thought he got guys involved and he was all over the place. When we win big, man, it’s because the little fella is aggressive like that. I told him after tonight’s game that I was proud of him. He had a bit of a rough day or whatever, but he played through it, he was professional, and I thought he came out and played with that edge. Any time he’s got that, that makes everybody’s job easier."
Earlier in the interview, Garnett said Rivers had put the team through a film session Sunday on the heels of Friday's lifeless loss in Toronto, and one can't help but wonder if Rondo was a focal point of that session. (Garnett noted that film is "always humbling.&quo...
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Here are some of the comments our readers directed at Rajon Rondo following his lifeless, 5 point (2-10 FG), 7 assist, 5 turnover performance last night vs Toronto:
Alex: I'm telling you right now... Rondo is the weakest link. That kid is painful to watch. His lack of effort surprises me and you would think he'd have a chip on his shoulder for not making the All-Star...
So what if the Celtics were taking on a Bulls team that was missing last season's MVP? Who cares? Last time I checked, they don't dock your victory if you play a team with their superstar forced to watch from the bench. A win is a win is a win.
The Celtics got that win two days after one of the most pathetic performances of the current Big Three era. Boston took the game...
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1: Rumors of Celtics and Lakers demise... a bit overstated?
Just when you think you have the Lakers and Celtics pegged as old, they go out and prove that there is still fight in these veteran teams. Yes, nobody should be overlooking Boston or Los Angeles any time soon. These are...
Rajon Rondo collected a triple-double with 32 points, 15 assists and 10 rebounds as the Boston Celtics posted a 95-91 victory over the visiting Chicago Bulls on Sunday. Rondo, who shot 11 for 22 from the floor and 10 for 13 from the line, had little trouble working around backup point guards C.J. Watson and John Lucas III.
Bulls star Derrick Rose sat for the second straight game...
Rajon Rondo recorded a triple-double with 32 points, 15 assists and 10 rebounds to lead the Boston Celtics to a 95-91 win Sunday over the Chicago Bulls, who were without star guard Derrick Rose.
The Boston Celtics traveled to Toronto, following the disappointing overtime loss to the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night. From past experience, Celtics fans would have thought that the Raptors would be the perfect recipe for avenging there heart breaking, OT loss, to the Lakers. Not so fast. The Cs showed up in Toronto looking [...]
The Chicago Bulls and the Boston Celtics entered their contest Sunday afternoon at the “New Garden” with rosters that were depleted by injury. The Bulls were without All-Star point guard Derrick Rose who was suffering from back spasms; while veteran guard Richard Hamilton was on the sidelines with a bruised thigh. Boston would take to the court minus starting center Jermaine...
The Hawks and the Heat looked like a good match-up and it was not. Rajon Rondo powered the Celtics past the Chicago Bulls. These story lines lead our NBA Scord Card for 2-12-12. Please click the link for the scores and video highlights.
The Boston Celtics will likely be juggling the lineup Wednesday against the Pistons. Kevin Garnett is doubtful with a right hip flexor suffered against the Bulls on Sunday. He sat out practice, but coach Doc Rivers said the injury isn’t serious. “Kevin has a 50/50 chance (of playing Wednesday),” Rivers said. “We’ll find out (Wednesday). [...]
The Celtics will be without Brandon Bass for the next 10 to 14 days because of knee inflammation.
Bass felt soreness after Boston’s loss in Toronto on Friday night and Doc Rivers learned the extent of the injury on Sunday morning when he received a call from doctor Ed Lacerte. Bass missed the Feb. 5th game against Memphis because of issues with his right knee felt against...
Doc talks to the media about the Boston Celtics' victory over the Chicago Bulls, including how Chris Wilcox and JaJuan Johnson running down the floor helped to create scoring opportunities. Wilcox and JaJuan Johnson speak after the jump.