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Boston Celtics: Taking a risk on Evan Turner

Have you even been on a long road trip? You are maybe halfway to your destination, everything has been going pretty smoothly, you feel like you are making great time, and then all of a sudden, BOOM, flat tire?
Via isportsweb.com
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo’s Potential Destinations Could Alter Balance Atop NBA (Photos)

Rajon Rondo is still a member of the Boston Celtics — for now. At any point in the next year or so, however, that could change. Whether Rondo is dealt this offseason, sometime before next year’s trade deadline or leaves as a free agent next summer, the Celtics could soon be looking at life without their All-Star point guard and the last remaining member of their 2008 NBA championship...
Via NESN.com
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Celtics finalizing deal with Evan Turner

The Boston Celtics have agreed to a deal with shooting guard Evan Turner, reports Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald. Celtics finishing deal for FA Evan Turner, sources tell Herald. He will get a portion of their mid-level exception. — Steve Bulpett (@SteveBHoop) July 21, 2014 Celtics front-office and agent David Falk just got off the phone finalizing deal for Evan Turner. —...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Finalizing Deal with Evan Turner

The Boston Celtics are close to their first real move of the NBA offseason. No, it’s not a trade of Rajon Rondo to another team or the acquisition of All-Star big man Kevin Love. Instead, Boston is reportedly in the process of finalizing a free-agent deal with former Philadelphia 76ers and Indiana Pacers forward Evan Turner.  Celtics finishing deal for FA Evan Turner, sources...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Celtics unveil new alternate logo

The Boston Celtics unveiled a new alternate logo on Monday. The goal in creating the logo was to extend the Celtics brand with a symbol reflecting the rich tradition of the organization throughout its history, yet versatile enough to work across various formats and products. The new mark was inspired by the team’s past logos and pays homage to the Leprechaun logo from the 1960’s...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics signing Evan Turner to give Rajon Rondo Help

If the boston Celtics want to re-sign Rajon Rondo before he hits free agency, they need to show him they can at least become a playoff team. Last year saw Boston miss the playoffs for just the second time since drafting the former Kentucky Wildcats point guard in 2006. They’ve added some quality players this offseason, but they’re still lacking a good wing player who can allow...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks looking to clear up their back court; Could they be in the mix for Rondo?

ESPN- Working to clear the logjam in the backcourt, the Knicks are discussing their potential trade options with guards J.R. Smith, Iman Shumpert and Shane Larkin, a league source said Sunday. “They’re working on trying to make a move in the backcourt,” the NBA source familiar with the Knicks’ thinking said Sunday. The idea that the Knicks are trying to make a trade to...
Via Celtics Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Celtics owner talks about being patient this summer, after failed opportunities

I think it's fair to say that some fans are upset with the lack of moves by Ainge. I'm just thankful Rondo is still around, but at the same time Ainge hasn't built a team around Rondo. Drafting Smart wasn't a great move in the sense you have Rondo. When the Celtics drafted the point guard that prompted the media and fans to hint about the Celtics want to move Rondo...
Via Celtics Today
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings: Trading For Rondo

Sacramento Kings: Trading For Rondo By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff.. The Sacramento Kings are reported to like the thought of having a Big 3 of DeMarcus Cousins-Josh Smith-Rajon Rondo for some reason, one that I cannot explain. Regardless, if they are to trade for him, it would have to be one big trade. Why? The Kings have some assets, but they aren’t enough for...
Via HoopStuff
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: Trading Rajon Rondo And Jeff Green

Boston Celtics: Trading Rajon Rondo And Jeff Green By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The 2nd that Marcus Smart was drafted 6th in the draft by Boston, who I believe is the best point guard in this draft and the 4th best prospect, I assumed that Rajon Rondo was going to be traded. He is still in Boston, but with Marcus Smart ready to be a starter and an All Star...
Via HoopStuff
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics owner: We definitely hoped to make bigger moves this offseason

Boston Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck told Rob Bradeford of WEEI that he wanted to land a star this offseason to pair with Rajon Rondo. The Celtics want Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love. “We had definitely hoped to try to make bigger moves this offseason, to be honest,” he said. “Having said that, it takes two partners to make a trade, so we focused on longterm trying...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rondo to Sacramento is Real?

KHTK in Sacramento, apparently a CBS affiliate, is tweeting that Sacramento is deep in talks with the Celtics and Detroit, and that offers are on the table, and that the two deals are dependent on each other.Was told by a lower management Kings official, talks regarding Pistons F Josh Smith are on hold as of now, due to SAC/BOS Rondo negotiationsWas told reasoning behind slow process...
Via Celtics Today
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Blame It On Rondo

One of the most ridiculous 'factals' that has been propagated into near truth is the claim that Rajon Rondo was awful in 2013-2014.   I suppose that one of the reasons this notion has taken on such legs is that the Celtics organization - as is their wont - badly misled people about what to expect.  We were led to believe that Rondo was expected back by opening day, and...
Via Celtics Today
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo And 15 Big Name NBA Players That Could Be Traded

15 Big Name NBA Players That Could Be Traded By Mike Elworth: Owner And Publisher/Hoopstuff… Yes, many teams are just adding minimal pieces to their roster to get read for the training camp, but now that there are only 2 premier free agents remaining on the market, the trade market is deep. This free agency was incredible and more big names switched teams than I thought, but I...
Via HoopStuff
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo’s Attitude Suddenly Under Assault, Though Timing Is Strange

Kevin Love appears to be headed to Cleveland, where he would join LeBron James and Kyrie Irving in a new “Big Three.” Carmelo Anthony is going back to New York. Marcus Smart, the Boston Celtics’ top draft pick, plays the same position as their team captain. Nothing is going the Celtics’ or Rajon Rondo’s way this summer. Yet there has not been the slightest negative peep...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

TOK Roundtable: Should the Knicks Trade Youth for a Superstar?

Carmelo Anthony is officially locked up, but Knicks fans always have their eye on the next move. No offense to Jason Smith, but New York City dreams big, and most fans already have their eye on guys like Kevin Love and Rajon Rondo, who will both be without a contract after next season. Of course, there’s no guarantee that they’ll even hit free agency, and teams have already started...
Via Turn On The Knicks
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tanguay blasts Red’s Army… so we return the favor

Local sportscaster Gary Tanguay saw fit to disagree with our take on notorious Rondo-hater Jeff Goodman on Comcast Sports Net tonight.  While we appreciate the mention, we take exception with a few of his points. Ok, all of his points.  So let’s take this point-by-point, shall we? “Rondo is not as popular as fans want to believe. Doc Rivers just didn’t want to coach Rondo...
Via Red's Army
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Russell hospitalized after collapsing while giving a speech

NBA legend Bill Russell collapsed while giving a speech in Lake Tahoe, Nev., on Thursday, according to The Boston Globe. Russell, 80, left the event on a stretcher and was taken to a hospital after feeling faint.  The Hall of Fame center is reportedly feeling better and is expected to fly back to his Seattle-area home as early Thursday night. Russell won 11 titles with the Boston...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rondo Makes It Hard For Celtics To Attract FA

Rajon Rondo is known around NBA circles as a guy who can be mercurial, hard to get along with and just simply a guy who doesn’t care for NBA camaraderie. You’ll never here Rondo bragging about his long list of NBA friends or brothers.  According to Jeff Goodman of ESPN.com, Rondo’s personality and penchant for not caring what others think actually scares potential free agents...
Via BlackSportsOnline
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rondo makes it hard for Celtics to attract free agents

Rajon Rondo will never be known as the easiest player to coach. Doc Rivers alluded to that on several occasions during his tenure with the Boston Celtics. But what about as a teammate? Rondo certainly does a great job of sharing the ball and getting everyone involved, but ESPN’s Jeff Goodman says the presence of […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Goodman’s assault on Rajon Rondo reaches a new low

@celticsblog From me talking to numerous players around the league. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) July 17, 2014   @vbamz @celticsblog Not biased. Just not as much of a fan of Rondo as many. I’m hardly alone, either. Call some of his former coaches. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) July 17, 2014 During a twitter exchange this morning with Celtics Blog’s Jeff Clark, ESPN’s...
Via Red's Army
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo turns off free agents considering Celtics?

Rajon Rondo has the ultimate support of Kevin Garnett. Paul Pierce backs him, too. But not everyone gets along with Rondo – and the list is apparently longer than just Ray Allen, whose feud with the Celtics point guard changed the Eastern Conference for years. Replying to Jeff Clark of CelticsBlog, Jeff Goodman of ESPN reveals some illuminating information about how Rondo is...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins: Rajon Rondo ‘Absolutely’ Best Point Guard In NBA (Video)

Move over, Chris Paul. Step aside, Derrick Rose. Slow down, Russell Westbrook. Rajon Rondo is the best point guard in the NBA, at least in the eyes of Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins. Buried in a wide-ranging interview with Grantland’s Bill Simmons, Cousins mentions rather matter-of-factly that he thinks Rondo is the best point guard in the league. Rondo, a four-time NBA...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins says Rajon Rondo is the best point guard in the NBA

MrTrpleDouble10 on Twitter pointed out that today's Grantland interview with DeMarcus Cousins contained a segment where "Boogie" names Rajon Rondo as the best point guard in the league (at around 27 min and 30 seconds into the above video). In the context of the interview, Bill Simmons asks Cousins his opinion on who the best player in the NBA is, to which DMC replies...
Via Celtics Life
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Trade Rumors: Chances Rajon Rondo Stays with Celtics ‘Nonexistent’

It’s beginning to look like a matter of when, not if the Boston Celtics decide to trade All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo. The former Kentucky Wildcats slasher has grown tired of Boston’s rebuilding project, and the Celtics are also preparing for life without him. They signed combo guard Avery Bradley to a 4-year, $32 million deal, and also spent the 6th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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