RAJON RONDO NEWS

Video: Behind the scenes of Rajon Rondo's visit to China

Rajon Rondo recently returned from a trip to China, where he ran a basketball camp for his sponsor, Anta.The official Boston Celtics YouTube page just released a behind-the-scenes video of Rondo's trip, which includes his visit to Anta's flagship store in Beijing, a trip to the Great Wall of China, and more.It looks like the C's strength and conditioning coach, Bryan...
Via Celtics Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sports Illustrated ranks Rajon Rondo 40th best NBA player; 13th best point guard?

This week Sports Illustrated is ranking the top 100 players in the NBA, with Rajon Rondo checking in at No. 40.  And unless Avery Bradley, Jeff Green or Jared Sullinger magically cracks the top 20 (which haven't been released yet), Rondo will be the only Celtics player on the list.  Here's some of SI's less than glowing critique of Rondo's game:We know how good...
Via Celtics Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Roundtable: When will the Celtics get back to the playoffs?

Roundtable #4 is here, and today we're tackling a very important question for Celtics fans:When will the Cs get back to the playoffs?Take a look at five CelticsLife writers' answers. Mike Dyer2015-16. My reasoning is pretty simple: I think the Celtics are holding on to Rajon Rondo, and I think they're bringing in a big man next summer. The combination of Rondo, Big Man...
Via Celtics Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Stevens backs Rondo: He's big part of rebuilding effort

If Brad Stevens gets things his way, Rajon Rondo will be around for a while. Despite all the trade rumors, the Boston Celtics head coach sees his star point guard as a centerpiece in the team’s rebuilding efforts. “I love him. I really think he’s a big part of what we’re doing,” Stevens told The Berkshire Eagle. “Hopefully, he can have a great year right from the get...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Tyler Zeller talks playing center for the Celtics and working out with Rajon Rondo

Tyler Zeller has a strong shot of starting for the Celtics this season. There will be some strong competition for Zeller though as I'm sure Sully, Olynyk and Bass are all looking to start as well. And then of course there's Vitor. Right now I'd say Zeller has the edge due to being a 7 footer, but we haven't even started camp yet, so lots of things can change. Working...
Via Celtics Life
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo A Role Model For Celtics Draft Pick James Young

Marcus Smart won’t be the only rookie looking to make his mark in the Boston Celtics’ backcourt this season. James Young, the Celtics’ other first-round draft pick (17th overall), also is set to begin his first NBA campaign. The 19-year-old showed flashes of brilliance in his one season at Kentucky, and he said this week that he’s eager to develop his game while playing alongside...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rajon Rondo to the OKC Thunder Is Possible

Rajon Rondo to the Oklahoma City Thunder seems like a pipe dream, but according to The Sporting News’ Sean Deveney, there’s a slight chance of the Boston Celtic heading west. Deveney discussed the scenario in on SB Nation’s CelticsBlog, via NESN: “The Thunder could be one to watch,” Deveney told Jeff Clark. “They have pieces to shed in a sign-and-trade, and a Russell...
Via Basketball Bicker
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Roundtable: Which All-Star caliber player (if any) is joining the Celtics in 2015?

The third edition of our roundtable series is here, and today's question is:Which All-Star caliber player (if any) will be joining the Celtics in 2015?Check out the answers from five CelticsLife writers below. Mike DyerGreg Monroe. To be honest, Monroe is more of a guess than anything. But here's what I'm comfortable saying: If the Celtics retain Rajon Rondo, he will...
Via Celtics Life
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rajon Rondo, Russell Westbrook Backcourt ‘Fascinating’ Possibility

Where Rajon Rondo will end up is anyone’s guess. Sporting News’ Sean Deveney shared some insight on the subject, though, when he sat down this week with SB Nation’s CelticsBlog. Deveney touched on a number of Rondo topics during the interview, but one of his most interesting points was that prognosticators should not rule out teams that already have established point guards...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: if Chauncey Billups had stayed

After 17 years in the league, Chauncey Billups is saying goodbye to the NBA. It’s been 17 years since the five-time All-Star was drafted 3rd overall by the Boston Celtics, and after all this time, we are left with the questions of what could have been. When Billups was drafted back in 1997, Rick Pitino was at the helm of the Boston Green. It became clear in just 51 games that the...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Roundtable: Besides Rondo, are there any other future All-Stars on the Celtics roster?

We're continuing our roundtable discussion today with a simple question:Besides Rajon Rondo, are there any other future All-Stars on the Celtics roster?Six CelticsLife writers take their best guess below.Mike DyerI know Marcus Smart is going to be a popular choice, and for good reason. He was the #6 pick in a loaded draft, and already appears to be a fantastic defender, giving...
Via Celtics Life
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo, Jeff Green Trade Ideas

In recent days, reports have surfaced about Rajon Rondo, the four time All Star point guard of the Boston Celtics, reportedly “wanting out”. While those reports were shot down by many in both the Rondo and Celtics camp, these reports are not exactly new. Ever since the blockbuster deal that sent Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Jason Terry to the Brooklyn Nets, many have speculated...
Via Total Sports Live
10 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN Insiders don’t think the Celtics future is very bright

Our friends at ESPN Insider have analyzed the immediate future (2014-2017) of all 30 teams. The projections take into account the current roster, player potential, management, ownership, coaching, spending habits, cap situation, reputation and future draft picks. Our Boston Celtics rank… drum roll please… 24th. The summer of 2014 appeared to be a pivotal one for the Celtics...
Via Red's Army
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo wants out of Boston?

It has been no secret that Rajon Rondo has not always been happy in his time Boston. ESPN’s Jackie MacMullan added some thoughts about Rondo wanted out of Boston.  Here is what see said and the panel on ESPN’s Around the Horn: Frank Isola: Hey Jackie, now that Kevin Love’s traded, you know who’s next up? Your boy. Jackie MacMullan: Oh, I hope so. Just get it done. Isola...
Via roundballchat.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics President questions Rajon Rondo rumors, stresses team's commitment to patience

Celtics president Rich Gotham spoke to the press while volunteering with City Year at a Jamaica Plain elementary school on Friday.  Via ESPN Boston's Chris Forsberg, Gotham said the following about the Rajon Rondo situation:The stuff that gets reported in the media, it's out of our control. Sometimes you laugh a little bit, sometimes you shake your head a little bit, sometimes...
Via Celtics Life
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: A Suitor For Rajon Rondo?

There are a lot of questions about the point guard position for the Los Angeles Lakers, especially going into the future. The roster includes point guards Steve Nash, Jeremy Lin, and rookie Jordan Clarkson. While drafting Clarkson as a combo guard, the Lakers must still focus on assembling a competitive roster as Kobe Bryant makes […] Los Angeles Lakers: A Suitor For Rajon Rondo...
Via NBA Draft Blog
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Rondo works with kids at his camp in China

Here’s a brief clip a fan shot of Rajon Rondo and Doug Bibby running “Control Camp” last week in Guangzhou, China. Anta held tryouts for the camp all over China and winners were chosen based on their scores/times in various point guard themed drills. The winners were able to spend some time on the court with the Celtics’ captain and get hands-on instruction from Rondo, Bibby...
Via Red's Army
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo: Making Sense Of It All

With all the rumors circulating about the future of Rajon Rondo, it's important to take a breather and try and make sense of the situation.
Via CLNS Radio
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Gotham, McCarty comment on Rajon rumors

Celtics team president Rich Gotham addressed the latest Rajon Rondo rumors while at a City Year/Harvard Pilgrim event this morning in Jamaica Plain. Via CSNNE: “It was news to me,” Celtics president Rich Gotham told CSNNE.com during a break as one of the Celtics volunteers, along with Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and City Year, participating in the service day at Hennigan Elementary...
Via Red's Army
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Exec: Rajon Rondo Trade Request Rumor Was ‘News To Me’

Rajon Rondo is not going anywhere, it appears. The latest in a long line of Rondo rumors surfaced last week when ESPN’s Jackie MacMullan said on “Around The Horn” that the point guard has asked the Boston Celtics to trade him. Rondo’s agent has since denied the report, and now, a high-ranking Celtics executive has, as well. “It was news to me,” Celtics president Rich...
Via NESN.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Unaware Of Possible Trade Demands From Rajon Rondo

Rich Gotham, president of the Boston Celtics, said the team is unaware of any reported trade demand made by Rajon Rondo. "If he's made that demand it hasn't been directed to the Celtics," Gotham said. "I've not heard (about wanting out). Rajon's been working out all summer. He's been here. This is his home." Rondo reportedly has informed the...
Via RealGM
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Rondo’s G2 2010 Finals triple-double

After dropping Game 1 of the 2010 NBA Finals by thirteen points to the Lakers, the Celtics were looking to gain a split and find a way to win in Game 2. Well they found a way, and that “way” was Rajon Rondo. #9 came out and delivered one of the best performances of his career-a triple double of 19 points, 10 assists & 12 rebounds. And though the box score only shows one blocked...
Via Red's Army
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where other teams’ bloggers/fans are dreaming up Rondo trade scenarios

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. Larry (St. Claire Shores, Mich.): If Rajon Rondo wants to be traded, should the Pistons go for him? If so, would it be a good trade to send Greg Monroe, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and D.J. Augustin for Rondo and Tyler...
Via Red's Army
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 Trade Scenarios for Rajon Rondo

Admittedly, this writer thinks Rajon Rondo is a low-efficiency, poor shooting guard that I wouldn’t want on my team, but at the very least Rondo is playoff-tested and has championship experience. There is chatter that Rondo will make a break from Boston as soon as the opportunity presents itself, which could be next summer (2015). If that is his intention, you can bet the Boston...
Via Pass The Pill
15 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Trade Rumors: Rajon Rondo To Los Angeles Lakers? Houston Rockets?

Rajon Rondo could be in a Celtics’ uniform for the final time this season – Mandatory Credit: Getty Images via CBS Sports Ever since ESPN’s Jackie MacMullan said, “And it will happen ’cause he told them he wants out,” in regards to Rajon Rondo via a behind-the-scenes clip on Around The Horn, speculation has run rampant. However, Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe has...
Via The Sports Journal
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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