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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 back more than the point guard himself, and Celtics boss Danny Ainge says #9 has his eyes set on another athlete who made a superhuman return from an ACL tear, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. From the Boston Herald's Steve Bulpett.
“He was doing his rehab in Louisville, and then he went back down to Florida to work with Dr. (James) Andrews for a while,” said Ainge.
“Rajon is looking good. We’ve mostly been texting lately. Look, this kid is motivated. I mean, he’s really motivated. Rajon’s a competitor. He wants to be back before Adrian Peterson was back.
“That’s sort ...
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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...
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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...
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...
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
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...
Balderdash! We've been duped!
After feeling confident that former Detroit Lions great Barry Sanders had beaten out Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson for the upcoming Madden football video game cover, news from E3 (the Electronic Entertainment Expo, for you non-virgins out there) announces that - fooled you! - Peterson will actually be on the cover of all NEXT...
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
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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According to his father, wide receiver Mike Wallace turned down a more lucrative offer from the Vikings and instead took less money to sign with the Dolphins.
This is getting hysterical.
The Doc Rivers melodrama continues to play out in the media, with Doc, the Celtics and the Clippers remaining silent.
The latest report is coming from Broderick Turner of the L.A. Times, and it includes the most absurd trade possibility in the history of trade possibilities.
If Rivers becomes available, the Clippers would be interested in hiring...