Found March 05, 2012 on Red's Army:
Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump.  Few NBA players bring it every game, but Rondo plays with at least one of them: Garnett. Rondo has the model right before him, if only he can look past his stubbornness, moodiness and deep, often destructive, pride. Those "off" nights are why his name can't be placed on that "untouchable" list reserved for the very elite in the league. Talent is a gift, but consistency is an acquired trait. The kid is making strides, but he's not there yet. He still gets caught up in the mano-a-mano moments that often come back to bite you. His courtside manner still grates on his teammates at times, as it did Sunday when he kept chirping at Brandon Bass until his exasperated teammate turned and said, "Shut the [expletive] up!" Rondo, expressionless, merely turned away. ESPN Boston -...

Could Rajon Rondo be the next Dennis Johnson?

The Globe's Chad Finn delivers an excellent column on the similarities between Rajon Rondo and Dennis Johnson. While the two players have/had different games, they do have one trait in common - attitude: And I'm not suggesting Rondo is DJ's peer as a Celtic, though I think it's someday possible provided this storm passes and Danny Ainge finds a way to reload...

Today's Video: Rajon Rondo "New Born Star" Mix

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Rondo lifts Celtics with triple-double

Rajon Rondo put up his second triple-double in three games, spoiling Harvard grad Jeremy Lin's return to Boston on Sunday and leading the Boston Celtics to a 115-111 overtime victory over the New York Knicks. Rondo had 18 points, 20 assists and a career-high 17 rebounds, and Paul Pierce scored 34 -- including a 3-pointer with 4.9 seconds left in regulation to send the game into...

Trade One of the Best All-Around Players in the NBA…Really?

Trade Rajon Rondo? Well after yesterday…we doubt it. Rondo’s stats during yesterday’s Celtics/Knicks game were off the charts. Rondo has been in trade talks for the past 2 weeks but after Double R dropped 18 points, 20 assists, and 17 rebounds on Jeremy Lin during the nationally-televised contest, you have to think that GM Danny Ainge is going another route. Rondo played...

Celtics Live Blog: Rajon Rondo, C's Travel to Philadelphia for Pivotal Division Clash With 76ers

8 a.m.: The games begin to matter a little bit more now. The Celtics, who returned from the All-Star break refreshed, visit the 76ers on Wednesday in a game with major playoff-seeding implications. The two teams are tied in the loss column with 17 apiece. The Sixers are currently listed ahead of the Celtics in most standings due to a superior win percentage, but the Celtics actually...

Report: NBA fines Kobe, Pierce, Rondo

Lakers guard Kobe Bryant and the Celtics' Rajon Rondo and Paul Pierce have all been fined by the NBA for missing charity appearances during the All-Star weekend in Orlando, Fla. Bryant was hit with a $40,000 fine for not attending an NBA Cares event, while Rondo and Pierce were both slapped with $20,000 fines for their no-shows, USA Today reported. All three played in the All...

Rondo rises above talk;Guard's double-double helps C's defeat Nets

Rajon Rondo said last night that the latest trade rumor involving him bothered him, but he was only joking. "Yeah, it has affected me," Rondo said after the Celtics beat the Nets, 107-94, at the Garden. "If it didn't happen, I might have tried to go for my second straight triple-double - but the biggest thing is we got the win." Rondo followed his 16th career...

Rajon Rondo, Celtics Overcome 'Linsanity' to Defeat Knicks in Playoff-Like Atmosphere at TD Garden (Video)

The Celtics and Knicks have each had their ups and downs this season, but they remain two teams that could be dangerous come playoff time. On Sunday, they renewed their rivalry in front of a boisterous crowd at TD Garden. Much of the talk leading up to Sunday's clash centered around Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin, a Harvard product who has taken the NBA by storm this season and...

Was LeBron Carrying a Purse?

Despite monster days from Rajon Rondo and Deron Williams, many social media users still wanted to talk about LeBron James‘ murse he was carrying while walking through the tunnel in the Staples Center on Sunday. What’s in there? Why was he carrying it? All legitimate questions. Is it just a dopp kit with some toiletries;...Read the Rest...

Rockets-Celtics Preview

While trade rumors surrounding Rajon Rondo haven't gone away, the Boston Celtics likely aren't too eager to deal their All-Star point guard following his latest effort. The host Celtics look to match their longest winning streak of the season Tuesday night against the scuffling Houston Rockets, who have surprisingly thrived in Boston of late. After dropping five straight...

Pierce, Rondo carry Celtics past Knicks

Paul Pierce scored 34 points and point guard Rajon Rondo had a spectacular triple-double as the host Boston Celtics held off visiting the New York Knicks 115-111 in overtime for their fourth consecutive victory. Rondo scored 18 points, handed out 20 assists and grabbed a career-high 17 rebounds for his second triple-double in three games and fourth of the season as the Celtics beat...

Rajon Rondo Trade Rumors, Wes Welker Contract Talks Will Each Highlight Players' Debatable Market Value

Rajon Rondo and Wes Welker have at least one thing in common: They've become two of the more impactful athletes in the region since arriving on the scene. But as the Rondo trade rumors continue to fly and the Welker contract negotiations get ready to heat up later this offseason, it's becoming clear that both the Celtics and Patriots are facing a similar dilemma when it comes...

Rondo puts on a clinic vs. Lin, Knicks

Linsanity has been the talk of the NBA over the past few weeks, and rightfully so. But the Knicks' struggles in recent games have left some questioning whether Jeremy Lin's stardom and New York's time in the spotlight already have reached their peaks. It's still too early to say whether the Knicks' catapult into relevancy is a legitimate transformation or just...

Celtics Lea 46-40 at the Half Behind Pierce’s 10 Points

With a wide-open Brandon Bass jumper, the Celtics head back to the locker room with a 46-40 lead over the Houston Rockets. Paul Pierce went 3-for-4 in the second quarter to build a lead for the Celtics after a hot handed Rockets jumped out to a 28-21 lead through the first quarter. Luis Scola had [...]
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