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Rondo trade talks were serious before deadline, Ainge says nobody is safe this offseason

Nothing new in Celtics nation. Rondo almost traded? Danny Ainge putting the team on notice that nobody is safe. Ainge in some ways is brutally honest, I guess that's the best way to think about it. But their is a certain coldness to it all. I guess I rather hear him say that nobody is safe, compared to being lied to. I'd rather hear Ainge say that Rondo is his guy. But Ainge...
Via Celtics Today
22 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Philadelpia 76ers Take Season Series Against Boston Celtics

By: Miles Montgomery Alex Trautwig/Getty Images The Boston Celtics have experienced some pretty tough losses during the 2013 season, but Monday night’s road loss to the Philadelphia 76ers served as a very devastating defeat. The game featured scoring runs by both teams and several lead changes before Philadelphia came through with the victory 113-108 at home after a controversial...
Via TopSportsReport
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo Thanks Celtics Fans For Their Support In Email (Photo)

If this ends up being the final image of Rajon Rondo as a member of the Boston Celtics, at least fans know he appreciated them. One day after the point guard honored Boston Marathon bombing victims with his footwear while sitting out the season finale with a hamstring injury, Rondo and the Celtics issued a thank you to fans in an email Thursday. The email repeated a message that...
Via NESN.com
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge and Jackie Mac talk Rajon Rondo and tradability

 Now that the Boston Celtics' season is over, there has been a whirlwind of media coverage surrounding what did and did not transpire this year, as well as the future of the Boston Celtics. GM Danny Ainge and sportswriter Jackie MacMullan spoke with Dale and Holley on WEEI today (full audio will eventually be posted here), and one of the tidbits that was discussed included the...
Via Celtics Life
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo Honors Boston Marathon Victims With Memorial Sneakers (Picture)

Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo shared this picture on Twitter of his memorable sneakers honoring the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing before the Celtics’ last game of the NBA season. The sneakers feature each and every victim’s initials who lost their lives on April 15, 2013. Rondo reminds the world even through adversity, the people of Boston are forever Boston...
Via Basketball Bicker
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo Hopes To Have Input On Celtics’ Future Personnel Moves

BOSTON — Rajon Rondo did not exactly go out on a limb Wednesday, after he was asked if he’d like to see the Celtics make some additions this offseason. “We finished the season with 10 guys,” Rondo cracked. “So hopefully we can get, like, five more guys, a strong group of 15.” Technically, the Celtics finished the season with eight guys, as the undrafted trio of Joel...
Via NESN.com
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Celtics GM Considering Trading for an All-Star During Offseason

In a season where the Celtics finished 25-7 missing the playoffs for the first time in seven years, GM Danny Ainge says he is ready to rebuild the franchise and would consider trading for an All Star to do so.   Ainge on a dealing for an All-Star: “That’s possible. We’ll certainly look into that. So much depends upon where we end up in the draft.” — Boston Celtics (@celtics...
Via BlackSportsOnline
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Boston Celtics 2013-2014 bloopers and funny moments

It's that time of the year again! The Celtics' season has concluded, and we can now look back upon it in the Celtics Life 2013-2014 blooper reel.This year, captain Rajon Rondo and rookie Kelly Olynyk are prominently featured. They both show off their dance moves (along with Brandon Bass), and Olynyk also demonstrates his propensity to pass the ball to people in the audience...
Via Celtics Life
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rondo's awesome 'Boston Strong' kicks

One of the nice things about approaching this year's Boston Marathon is all the small, but very nice, sweet gestures being made in regards to last year's tragedy. And while skeptics might point to the gesture made by Rajon Rondo and his shoe company Anta as simple marketing, one can't deny the end-result; a really awesome pair of sneakers that have a really nice message...
Via Celtics Life
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo honored Boston Marathon victims with custom sneakers

Via Guyism
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rondo Wears Shoes to Honor Boston Marathon Victims (Photos)

Tuesday was the one year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings. One day later when the Celtics played the Wizards, Rajon Rondo wore the shoes pictured above to honor the victims of that awful attack. Even though he didn’t play, he made a nice statement here. Rondo says he will donate the shoes to One Fund as well. Hats off to Rondo for this. [Rajon Rondo]
Via BlackSportsOnline
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo wears shoes honoring Boston Marathon bombing victims

Rajon Rondo did not play in the Boston Celtics’ season finale against the Washington Wizards on Wednesday, but the star point guard still managed to make a loud statement with his footwear. A day after the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, Rondo wore sneakers that paid tribute to the victims. The shoes, which […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rondo Pays Tribute To Boston Marathon Bombing Victims With Personalized Shoes (Photo)

Though he didn’t play in Boston’s final game of the 2013-14 season Wednesday, Celtics guard Rajon Rondo paid tribute to the Boston Marathon Bombing victims by wearing these personalized shoes which feature the initials of the victims as well as the date of the tragedy and “Boston Strong” on the tongue of the sneaker.  pic.twitter.com/pvzj1rpgHw — Rajon Rondo (@RajonRondo...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Rondo talks being the Celtics leader and the team's future

Following the Celtics final game, Rajon Rondo spoke to the media about the season and the team's future.Video via Mike Petraglia.
Via Celtics Life
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Celtkicks: Rondo wears Boston Marathon tribute kicks

Despite not playing tonight, Rajon Rondo wore a special sneaker as a tribute to the victims of the Boston Marathon tragedy. Rajon donned a white, blue & yellow colorway of his Anta “RR1″. The shoe featured the words “BOSTON STRONG” on the tongue above “4-15-13″. The shoe also features the initials of each victim in black letters. Classy move and a beautifully made...
Via Red's Army
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Will Rajon Rondo watch the playoffs "No"

The Celtics are out of the playoff picture for the second time in Rondo's career. The first time he missed the playoffs with the Celtics was in his rookie season. The year before the "Big 3" joined forces. I think Rondo should watch the playoffs. This is his job. I know his season is over, but why wouldn't you want to watch others in the playoffs. I would think...
Via Celtics Today
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo honors victims with 'Boston Strong' shoes

In remembrance of the tragedy that struck Boston during last year’s marathon, #BostonStrong continues to be a widespread theme. Boston sports themes have done things to pay tribute over the past few days. The Celtics’ Rajon Rondo decided to lace […]
Via The Kevin Burke Project
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo Honors Victims Of The Marathon Bombing With ‘Boston Strong’ Sneakers And Donation

It has been a year since the horrible events of the Boston Marathon bombings and Rajon Rondo is keeping the memory alive of the people lost and those traumatically affected by the travesty. On Wednesday night in the final Celtics game of the season Rondo paid homage to the people of Boston. Despite being sidelined for the finale with a strained hamstring the Boston guard still wore...
Via Next Impulse Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo Honors Boston Marathon Bombing Victims With Sneakers (Photo)

BOSTON — A sore hamstring held Rajon Rondo out of the Celtics’ season finale on Wednesday, but no injury could keep the captain from acknowledging the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings. Rondo lounged around the home locker room at TD Garden before the game wearing special Anta sneakers commemorating the April 15, 2013 terrorist attack. The sneakers, in marathon blue...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rondo Honors Boston Marathon Victims With Sneakers

Tonight marks the end of 2013-14 season for the Boston Celtics and point guard Rajon Rondo will be wearing these special sneakers to honor the victims of last year’s Boston Marathon bombing. According to Celtics sideline reporter Abby Chin, the shoes will be donated to the “One Fund” #BostonStrong The post Rondo Honors Boston Marathon Victims With Sneakers appeared first on Ride The Pine.
Via Ride The Pine
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Celtics-Wizards Live: Rajon Rondo, Celts Look To Win One More For Fans

8 a.m. ET: Thanks to their late-season two-game winning streak, the Boston Celtics guaranteed that they would not surpass their 2006-07 version for the most losses in franchise history. Still, they will be mighty close. The Celtics (25-56) will try to disregard any of that when they welcome the Washington Wizards (43-38) on Wednesday. The Wizards have a lot to play for, since they...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ainge says Rondo will have his best season ever next year, but won't say he's untouchable in trades

Ainge is expecting Rondo to have a career year next season, and is it because Rondo will be playing for a contract? It's likely he feels that way because Rondo will be looking at a new deal at the conclusion of the 2014-15 season. I think Rondo will regain his crown as top assist man, but can Rondo lead the Boston Celtics back to the playoffs? It depends upon Ainge's summer...
Via Celtics Today
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Who's your Boston Celtics MVP for the 2013-14 season?

Over at ESPN Boston they picked their MVP and Rookie Of The Year. The Rookie Of The Year is easy to pick. It's hands down Kelly Olynyk, even though Phil Pressey has been outstanding lately. Over at ESPN Boston, they picked Jared Sullinger as team MVP. Rajon Rondo is clearly the best player, but he's only played in 30 games this season for the Celtics. So is Sullinger the...
Via Celtics Today
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Videos: Rajon Rondo's near triple-double, and Kelly Olynyk's career high 28 points vs. the 76ers

Rajon Rondo flirted with a triple double last night against Philadelphia with a stat line of 8 points, 11 rebounds, and 14 assists. Rondo's only triple-double of the season was also in a loss to Philadelphia on April 4th. Rondo's highlights are in the video above.Kelly Olynyk scored a career-high 28 points, along with 9 rebounds and 3 assists. The rookie has put together...
Via Celtics Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge believes 2014-2015 will be the best of Rondo's career

According to Gary Washburn at the Boston Globe Danny Ainge has been especially impressed with Rajon Rondo's progress and play since returning this season from right knee surgery:“I think Rondo’s going to have a great year next year,” Ainge said. “I think he’s going to have the best year of his career.Truthfully, Rondo's return this season has produced mixed results...
Via Celtics Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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