Found December 08, 2012 on Red's Army:
Los_angeles_lakers_08b6
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. “I should have taken the lay-up,” Rondo said. “But I tried to make a plant and just slipped.” Said Garnett: “I thought he had the lay-up. It was just unfortunate. I was indecisive. I should have been more aggressive in that situation.” After the game, C’s coach Doc Rivers said that Garnett was the player the Celtics wanted to take that final shot. “But he saw Rondo cutting,” Rivers said. “I didn’t see it yet, so I don’t really know what happened because it looked like Kevin had the shot. We had him deep, right where we wanted him.” “He should probably always shoot it,” Rivers said of Garnett. “But if he thought a guy had a lay-up, then he made the right decision. Tough loss, though. I thought we played hard all game. Didn’t necessarily play well, but we played hard, and I’ll take that.” CSNN
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Should Rajon Rondo be playing in 15+ year old Basketball Shoes?

As CLNSRadio’s resident Sneakerhead (even though I despise that term), I couldn’t help but notice Rajon Rondo’s choice of footwear so far this season. Rajon Rondo is under contract to wear the products of Nike Basketball, and at times their subsidiary Jordan Brand. Last year he regularly wore the Nike Zoom Hyperenforcer and the Nike [...]

Video: Highlights of Rondo's triple double in Philly

Here are the full highlights of Rajon Rondo's 16 point, 13 rebound, 14 assist triple double from Friday night in Philly. Rondo also chipped in 3 blocks and 3 steals for good measure. Videos courtesy of OfficialCelticsHD.

Dwight Howard and the Lakers are impressed by Rajon Rondo

According to Lakers beat reporter Dave McMenamin, the Los Angeles Lakers were watching the Celtics-76ers game in the locker room before their game against the Thunder tonight and were impressed by Rajon Rondo's near triple-double in the first half (he went on to secure the triple-double in the 3rd quarter). Dwight Howard chimed in that "the game just comes easy to him:"...

Video: Rajon Rondo continues to fuel Celtics woes.

The Boston Celtics continue to struggle in the middle of the Eastern Conference. A recent series of missteps by temperamental point guard Rajon Rondo has done nothing to elevate their cause. In their 95-94 overtime loss to Philadelphia on Friday, Rondo flubbed what should have been a game-winning scenario.  Please Click Here To Watch A Video Of Rondo's Key Mistake.

Did Doc calling the Celtics soft help light a fire underneath them?

It's been eight days, and three games, since Doc Rivers called his team soft following their rather embarrassing loss at home against the Nets. Since then the team is 2-1, beating the Blazers by 18, losing in Milwaukee by 3 (both of these games without Rajon Rondo) and then beating the Timberwolves by 10 last night. More than just the results though, the team has played differently...

Volatile or Passionate...Why Not Both?

Today marks the 56th birthday of Larry Legend himself, the greatest player that came through the Celtics franchise and an undisputed top 10 basketball player of all time. His legend has only grown since he retired as people were able to reminisce on some of his most historic moments. Everyone enjoys talking about his epic game 7 performance against the Hawks and Dominique Wilkins...

Turner takes over, Sixers overcome Rondo triple-double, beat Boston

PHILADELPHIA -- Rajon Rondo picked up another triple-double, but the Philadelphia 76ers picked up the win. Evan Turner, despite missing nine of his previous 10 shots, swished a 13-foot jumper with 3.9 seconds left in overtime to lift the Sixers past the Boston Celtics, 95-94, Friday night at the Wells Fargo Center. "I was just trying to get to my sweet spot on the court...

Regret and disapointment in Boston Celtics loss

Paul Pierce and the Celtics were losers on Friday night Rajon Rondo had a triple-double by the time the third quarter was over, but you would not have been able to tell from his post-game comments. “I should have took the layup,” said Rondo after he missed a game-winning opportunity slipping while taking a jump-shot. “I tried to make a plant and just slipped.” As an aside...

76ers nip Celtics in OT, 95-94

Celtics were up four at the half but after a lousy 3rd quarter, fell behind by as much as eight points.  Rajon Rondo showed why he's clearly  the Celtics' best player.  His all-around game becomes contagious and he nearly had a triple-double early in the second half (he'd achieve it later in the 3rd quarter).  But the Celtics comeback, which momentarily gave them...

Celtics-76ers Preview

Rajon Rondo and Jrue Holiday lead the Eastern Conference in assists and had no trouble racking them up the last time they met. The point guards will match up twice this weekend when Rondo's Boston Celtics and Holiday's 76ers begin a home-and-home set at the Wells Fargo Center on Friday night. Boston's Rondo leads the NBA with 12.8 assists per game while Holiday is averaging...

Video: Russ Smith Following His Career High 31 Points

Russ Smith spoke to the media following his career high 31 point performance against UMKC. Russ said watching Rajon Rondo the day before helped motivate him to try and do more than just score points. Smith also had 7 rebounds, 5 rebounds and 5 steals.

Fiddlin' and Diddlin' Boston Celtics Links 12/6

Herald   Rajon Rondo earns an assist C’s pull together, dig in Greg Stiemsma playing a very familiar roleBrandon Bass snaps out of funkStern: Spurs rested too many players too earlyKevin Garnett and Celtics beat T-Wolves again, 104-94 Globe  Final, Celtics 104, Timberwolves 94 Rondo's back, and it's good he never left Greg Stiemsma makes his return Avery Bradley says...

Picking Up the Pieces: Emergency Boston Celtics Edition

Larry H. Russell Picking Up The Pieces for the Boston Celtics … And It Ain’t Pretty   Is anyone else getting concerned with Doc Rivers and these ‘moral victories’ when the team loses games in places like Milwaukee and Philadelphia? Since when did it get to this point with the franchise? And what’s even more [...]

Enemy Chatter: The Celtics made a lot of shots

We often wonder what opposing teams, their beat reporters and bloggers are saying about the Celtics. Here’s a look at some enemy chatter from Minnesota. “They were making a lot of shots,” Wolves coach Rick Adelman said. “I can’t tell you [what went wrong] until I look at it, but I thought we were playing well. But in the second half they took control.” Blame one man:...

Preview and Officlal Report - Sixers at Celtics 12/8

   at    Philadelphia 76ers (11-8) at Boston Celtics (10-9)Saturday, December 8, 20127:30 PM ET Regular Season Game #20, Home Game #11TV: CSNNE, CSNP, NBA LP 757Radio:  WEEI,  WPENTD GardenReferees:   Jason Phillips,  Dick Bavetta,  Josh Tiven The Celtics take on the Sixers for the second night in a row as they complete the home and home series.  The Celtics are coming...
Celtics News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.