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The Celtics president of basketball operations knows that Rondo was paying attention when he was out, seeing how the team did better at first when not relying so heavily on one ballhandler and then noting how much he was missed during the postseason.
“I think Rondo is a smart guy, and he got to see the strengths and weaknesses of our team and the players,” said Ainge. “I think he actually started to see it even before he was out, but when you’re out, you can see things in your team and your teammates that maybe you didn’t see before. You see players that are capable of doing some things that maybe you weren’t sure they could do. I think that’s always helpful. Doc and I have both talked to Rajon about what he can do to get better and what he needs to do.
“And Rondo’s a smart kid on his own. He doesn’t listen to everything
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Rajon Rondo has a second career if he ever decides to walk away from his NBA career. Of course, I’m not sure how much money is involved with professional Connect Four competitions. The Boston Celtics point guard, thrashed opponents in the popular kids game. Check it out here as he quickly disposes of one compeitior, while the other has more of a slow painful butt-whooping. Connect...
These days, it's hard to take what Danny says at face value and run with it. After all, he did assure us that Doc was definitely coming back just a couple of weeks ago and it's been nothing but speculation that he won't ever since. But, this time, I think he has a point. Rajon Rondo is a very smart kid (He does Algebra in his head, after all). And he saw how well the...
Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo lost his 2012-13 season to a serious knee injury.
He has not let that stop him from staying in the spotlight. Whether it’s at a fashion show or at the Red Bull offices playing a game of Connect Four, Rondo is always into something.
Check out this contest/interview.
Rajon Rondo plays Connect Four
Video: Rajon Rondo talks Algebra and...
Brian Kamenetzky: “Do you think you were hard to coach earlier in your career?”
RR: “I still am. It’s not that I’m hard to coach; it’s just that I may challenge what you say. I know the game myself. I’m out there playing, so I may have seen something different versus what you saw from the sidelines. I’m going to be respectable. I’m going to let the coach talk. Me...
Who knew?! Rajon Rondo is the Bobby Fischer of Connect Four .
In the video above, he plays two games simultaneously and wins them both in under three minutes. While talking trash. And telling the history of his Connect Four talents.
Asked how long he thinks it'll take him to beat both players at the table, Rondo coolly replies, "That depends how long you guys take to play...
Rajon Rondo is one of the best point guards in all of basketball, but he’s also one of the most misunderstood as well. Rondo is vigorously rehabbing from his torn ACL, but still has time for a game of connect four.
A big part of dealing with the basketball genius that is Rajon Rondo is also acknowledging the difficulties of coaching him. Rondo is aware of the perception that...
Before viewing this clip, I didn’t know that Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo was so good at the game, “Connect Four”.
In this clip from “Conversations with Rajon Rondo”, Rondo talks with basketball writer Brian Kamenetzky and ESPN personality, Sal Masekela and shows off that “Connect Four”:
Things I need to remember, “Never Challenge Rajon Rondo to a game of Connect...
Rajon Rondo could be a little difficult to deal with early in his career. In fact, Rondo admits those days are not completely behind him.
In a series of videos released by Red Bull, one of Rondo’s marketing partners, the Celtics point guard touched on his relationship with Doc Rivers and how his bond with his coach has grown over the years. One of the knocks on Rondo has been that...
Mark yesterday posted the Jimmy Kimmel video with the Rajon Rondo cameo. So now we bring it to you to decide. Does Rondo look like Frankin The Turtle?
Does Rondo look like Franklin The Turtle?
Related: Rajon Rondo reads a mean tweet about himself on Jimmy Kimmel Live
Rajon Rondo talks about his relationship with Doc Rivers, his own coachability, and more
A few days ago, Doc Rivers said he would “rather not say” if he was going to coach the Boston Celtics next season or step down. Now, a source close to the situation told ESPN that the Celtics 9-year coach is ready for
Rajon Rondo has played for Doc Rivers for seven years, so the 27-year-old point guard knows his coach fairly well. He also knows when someone’s impression of his coach is spot-on and when it needs work.
Rondo has had a few teammates over the years who do an admirable impression of Rivers, but Rondo thinks Courtney Lee‘s is the best of all the current Celtics. In a wide-ranging...
More than ever, the Boston Celtics will count on Rajon Rondo next season. It's possible that Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett both leave Boston this off-season, and even if they return, they'll be another year older. Therefore, all eyes remain on Rondo's rehabilitation from ACL surgery he underwent just over four months ago.
As you can imagine, no one wants Rondo to be...
Rajon Rondo does not think he looks like a cartoon character. But Kobe Bryant agrees that it used to be a much less bigger deal when he dunked.
Rondo, Bryant and other NBA players appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! to read mean tweets about themselves is one of the show’s regular features. Some, like Rondo and Clippers center DeAndre Jordan, did not seem amused, while Blake Griffin...
The Boston Celtics as a basketball family have a lot of decisions to make.
Chief among them is how they can hold on to Doc Rivers.
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What I’m hearing is… he’s obviously strongly considering and leaning towards staying but it’s not etched in stone.
The bottom line, the relationship has worn on one another. There are no situations where Doc Rivers does not like or does not respect Danny Ainge, it’s nothing like that. It’s just after working with someone for years and years and years, you’re willing...