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Expect more deals from Ainge in wake of the 3-way trade

The Boston Celtics are over the projected tax line of $77 million, though they will easily get under that number by walking away from Keith Bogans and his nonguaranteed contract of $5.3 million, though it's more likely that he'll be used in a trade in some form or another. That would be the best thing for the Celtics anyway. The Celtics also have Babb to let go to get the...
Via Celtics Today
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chris Mannix believes Celtics waiting to see if Rondo's value boosts

On CSSNE.COM yesterday Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix reinforced my belief that it will be very difficult for Rajon Rondo and Marcus Smart to play on the floor at the same time this season: "No matter what Boston says the likelihood of Boston playing Marcus Smart and Rajon Rondo together just seems slim. Neither one of them are prolific shooting from the perimeter."...
Via Celtics Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Celtics in no rush to trade Rajon Rondo

The summer isn't over yet, so there's still plenty of time for fireworks of some kind to get lit. You never know what moves around the league could open opportunities for Danny Ainge to exploit somehow. However, all signs indicate that the Celtics and Wolves aren't any closer to a Kevin Love deal and according to multiple reports, the Celtics aren't in any hurry...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo Not Worried About Celtics Draft Picks

Despite all the rumors of the departure of Rajon Rondo due to the Celtics drafting of point guard Marcus Smart, Rondo is staying calm. 
Via CLNS Radio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Kings are pursuing Darren Collison; I thought Boston was sending Rondo there?

The Sacramento Kings and Darren Collison are in discussions on a deal, sources tell HoopsHype.— HoopsHype (@hoopshype) July 3, 2014 The Sacramento Kings have long been rumored to be a landing spot for Rajon Rondo in a trade that would send assets like Ben McLemore and Isaiah Thomas back to Boston.With Darren Collison potentially signing there, does this limit...
Via Celtics Life
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo wants to be a $100 million dollar man?

WEEI“I think it basically gives you an indicator of what the Celtics want to do,”Maxwell told Yahoo Sports Radio. “Rumor has it that Rondo has asked for a $100 million extension. You’ve got Smart, the young kid, and you’ve got Young, the other kid from Kentucky — both guards. And in the NBA system right now, the way they’re being paid, you would pay both those guys...
Via Celtics Today
10 days ago  |  Discuss

What's the end game in the Rondo saga

It's a mix bunch out there in the NBA world when it comes to Rondo. Most of the best players in the game want to play with Rondo,and a lot of GM's want to trade for him. There are some teams that don't want to go after Rondo as well. Boston Herald “You’re not going to get a bidding war over Rondo,” said one NBA general manager. “He’s a great player, and teams...
Via Celtics Today
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: Best Trade For Rajon Rondo

Boston Celtics: Best Trade For Rajon Rondo By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… There were 2 All Star point guard prospects in the NBA Draft and the Boston Celtics drafted one with the 6th pick, Marcus Smart. There is no doubt to me that he is the best point guard prospect in this draft and I had him as the 4th best prospect in the draft. Smart will be an All Star and...
Via HoopStuff
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Marcus Smart doesn't affect Rajon Rondo's future with the Celtics

Come close. I'm going to let you guys in on a secret. It's well kept, dark, and you might not want to hear it. But it's undeniably true; As presently constructed the Boston Celtics aren't any good at basketball.That's not just 'they're not that good' or 'not good yet.' That's 'this team only won 30% of their games last year, and if...
Via Celtics Life
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild rumor: Celtics and Lakers discussing trade that would send Rajon Rondo to LA, 7th pick to Boston

Rumors are spreading like wildfire leading up to tonight's NBA draft, and one of them involves Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo. According to @TheNBACentral on Twitter, the Celtics and the Lakers are discussing a trade that would send Rondo to the Lakers in exchange for the #7 draft pick.The Lakers and Celtics are discussing a trade that would send the 7th pick to Boston...
Via Celtics Life
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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