Found October 09, 2013 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.  Q: When you said you felt nothing when the trade went down … RR: “That was blown out of proportion.” Q: So what was the story behind it? RR: “I don’t really say much and speak out on exactly what happened. I talk to Kevin all the time. I talk to P. Obviously it was different when the trade went down. I didn’t expect it to happen. I had just gotten off the plane. It happens, and that’s the business. I’m not going to say it was, ‘forget about it’. We still talk about them in the locker room today, tell stories about how KG was, things Paul did. At the end of the day, I still talk to every one of those guys. I talk to Jet, I talk to P, I talked to Kevin yesterday. We still check on each other. It’s a brotherhood. It’s something that you can’t break. We won titles together. We been through the fire together. It’s ju

Paul Pierce on fatherhood, post-playing career and the future of the Brooklyn Nets

Paul Pierce is on a new team for the first time in his NBA career. Pierce was drafted to the Celtics in 1998 and was traded to the Brooklyn Nets along with teammate Kevin Durant. Dujour mag caught up with “The Truth” following his recent move where he discussed his children – Paul has two daughters, ages 5 and 2, and a five-month old son, Prince, being in a new city for the...

Metta World Peace Says Paul Pierce Is Best Trash-Talker in NBA, Calls Former Celtic ‘Just So Tough’

It looks like Kevin Garnett wasn’t the only Celtic from the new “Big Three” era who could talk some noise. In a typically entertaining Q&A with the New York Post, Metta World Peace names Paul Pierce as the best trash-talker in the NBA. That is something of a surprise, given that the 15-year veteran has never been known for yapping as much as teammates like Garnett and Antoine...

Ubuntu is taking a new shape in Brooklyn

Howard Beck of Bleacher Report has an update on the impact Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett are making in Brooklyn: Pierce and Garnett represent everything the Nets lacked: toughness, accountability, ferocity and a dedication to the defensive arts. Outside of Evans and the rapidly declining Gerald Wallace, the Nets had no defensive conscience last season. That conscience is now easy...

Pressey earning minutes in Rondo's absence

Pressey showcased everything Wednesday night against the New York Knicks. He scored 13 points, and some of those baskets looked like he's been playing for years, and the 7 assists that he picked up had the same effect. With Rondo still rehabbing from ACL surgery and Pressey the only true point guard on the roster, there's an opportunity for Pressey to earn more minutes...

Preseason Game 1 Recap: Nets 111, Wizards 106 (OT). The One Where the Reserves Shined

Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce only played 12 minutes apiece in their Nets' debuts, but it was what they did while not in tonight's game that was more impressive Without Deron Williams (ankle), Jason Terry (knee), and even Gary Forbes (illness) available tonight for the Nets in their preseason opener, two of Brooklyn's key players were absent from action....

Rajon Rondo Joins Anta, Introduces Anta Rondo 1

Rajon Rondo officially joined the Chinese apparel brand, Anta, Tuesday night through a press conference in Boston.  According to A. Sherrod Blakely of CSN New England, Rondo will have his own signature line of sneakers as well as his own apparel line. Here he is with his first Anta signature shoe, the Anta Rondo 1.

Rajon Rondo: This Is My Team, Why Would I Want To Leave Boston?

Rajon Rondo is doing and saying all the right things as the one and only leader of a new look Boston Celtics franchise. Rondo is the face of the Celtics now, and that’s quite fine with him. The mercurial point guard has been mentioned in trade rumors since the moment Danny Ainge chose to blow up the roster. Rondo though disagrees with the notion that he might want to leave Boston...

Rudy Gay believes Rondo will comeback ‘Stronger than ever’

Good buddies competing hard. Courtesy of: Mark L. Baer-USA TODAY Sports Most NBA players these days are private people, even more so for Boston Celtics players. Kevin Garnett is one of the most private and quite players off the court in league history, and it appears to have rubbed off on Rajon Rondo. Rondo has had a pretty tumultuous eight months since his knee injury and hasn’t...

Plenty to Be Excited About in Knicks' Preseason Win

The Knicks started their (pre)season off against the team that was most recently at New York's wrath.  Albeit, with the subtractions of Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, etc., this year's Celtics team is and will be a very different looking squad. Still, a local rivalry between the two teams will still remain. It's quite easy to make such an assertion, because the...

Rondo: This Is My Team, Why Would I Want To Leave Boston?

Rajon Rondo is recovering from a torn ACL amid the Boston Celtics' makeover of their roster. Rondo last took the floor with Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, who were traded to the Brooklyn Nets on draft night. Rondo has been mentioned in trade rumors as Danny Ainge starts from scratch. But Rondo disagreed with the notion that he could be the next player traded. “I love it here...

Rajon Rondo: This is My Team, why would I want to leave Boston?

Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo is in an interesting spot as we head into the 2013 NBA season. Coming off a torn ACL, no one is exactly Rondo will play this season and looking at the roster, it’s probably best he takes his team. With Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett in Brooklyn, Rondo now […]

Are Rajon Rondo's days in Boston over once he is healthy?

As far as predictions go, this is a lot less bold than saying Michael Jordan will come back for one game. Still, this one is notable for including absolutely no hedging. Most of the talk involving Rajon Rondo and the Celtics this season centers around the team’s supposed need to trade the 27-year-old point guard if it is truly dedicated to rebuilding. Once Rondo returns from his...

Brace yourself: Bill Simmons has a Rajon Rondo trade scenario

Bill Simmons thinks the new ownership of the Sacramento Kings will want to make a splash and that splash will be a trade for Rajon Rondo. Here’s the scenario: The Celtics move out Rondo, Gerald Wallace and MarShon Brooks for Ben McLemore, Greivis Vasquez (expiring), Patrick Patterson (expiring), John Salmons (expiring) and Jimmer Fredette. Boston would also have the option to swap...

No, Rajon Rondo Is Not Going To Be Traded

On Tuesday, Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose released their Celtics preview which was literally titled 'The Celtics Will Trade Rajon Rondo.' In the preview, well, they theorized that the Boston Celtics would trade Rajon Rondo ROSE: Once you trade Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett... the year before you lost Ray Allen and you lose Doc Rivers. The next obvious domino is Rajon Rondo SIMMONS...

Jalen Rose and Bill Simmons say the Celtics will definitely trade Rajon Rondo once he comes back

Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose have been doing a series of Grantland video podcast previews for each NBA team, ranking them in reverse order from #30 up to #1.  Today they featured #24, the Celtics.  When the topic of conversation turned to Rondo's future with the team, here's what they had to say: Simmons: "Clairvoyant Bill thinks Rajon Rondo has 20 games or less left...
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