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Rajon Rondo visits injured race car driver who flipped car (VIDEO)

Ever since he came into the league, Sacramento Kings point guard Rajon Rondo has been actively involved in his communities. He relishes his annual opportunities to show children the finer points of Connect Four, and he was a consistent presence at various Boston hospitals, usually visiting children, while he was a member of the Celtics.Earlier this week, Rondo made another hospital...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Some ESPN forcasters think the Celtics could make a big jump in the standings in 2015-16

In 2013-14, the Celtics went 25-57.  To the great surprise of just about everyone, the C's increased their win total by 15 games last year and finished 40-42.  Is it possible Boston could take a similar leap once again in 2015-16?  A few ESPN forecasters seem to think so.In their Team Turnaround poll picking "the franchise poised to make the biggest jump in the standings relative...
Via Celtics Life
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Swindell gets special visitors as recovery continues

As Kevin Swindell continues to his recovery process from injuries sustained on Aug. 14 at the Knoxville Nationals, the sprint car driver got a few special visitors in his hospital room.  Rajon Rondo of the NBA's Sacramento Kings took some time on Wednesday to visit and spend time with Kevin.  Later that day, Tony Stewart and Rico Abreu, both avid sprint car racers, also went to...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavs forward Dwight Powell continues his impressive offseason

Dallas Mavericks forward Dwight Powell was one of the breakout stars of Summer League in Las Vegas, and he's following up that performance with some strong international play for his home country of Canada.The versatile 24-year-old forward, acquired in the Rajon Rondo trade last season, is expected to be a key contributor for Canada in the FIBA Americas Championships.It sounds like...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings: What Should Their Rotation Be?

(Feb. 24, 2015 – Source: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… After a tumultuous season, the Sacramento Kings hectic locker room has experienced even more chaos this offseason. They added another vocal star to the locker room in Rajon Rondo, while the front office is seemingly split over whether or not trading their unquestioned...
Via HoopStuff
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo Voted Worst NBA Newcomer; Other Current, Former Celtics Make List

Rajon Rondo isn’t exactly the most liked player in the NBA these days. At least not when it comes to the pundits and scribes. The former Boston Celtics point guard was voted as the worst offseason addition by a panel of ESPN’s NBA writers. He signed with the Sacramento Kings after a tumultuous tenure with the Dallas Mavericks. Those voting were asked to make three selections...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cousins, Rondo among Kings featured in latest NBA 2K trailer

The NBA season is creeping up rather quickly, and that means it's time for another rendition of NBA video games.NBA 2K16 released its latest trailer on Monday, and the Sacramento Kings are well-represented. DeMacrus Cousins, Rajon Rondo, Rudy Gay, Ben McLemore and Mario Belinelli all make appearances in the three-minute clip. McLemore even gets the honor of throwing down a rather...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo tours China, receives art from fans

While the DeMarcus Cousins trade rumors keep on tumbling out of the Sacramento Kings, new point guard Rajon Rondo is half a world away, helping spread the game in China.Over the past week, Rondo has been rather busy overseas. He hosted a camp for young basketball players on behalf of the Chinese shoe company with which he's affiliated, ANTA, and led some of the ball-handling drills...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: You can stay at the Kings' hotel -- but it's still over a year away

When the Sacramento Kings start playing their games at their new arena for the 2016-17 season, the venue won't be the only new digs the Kings have in the area. The team is also building a hotel and condominium tower right next door. And while the team had hoped to have the lodging open in time for their new arena, it looks like Kings fans will have to wait a few more months.According...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics News & Notes from August 18: Celtics schedule among NBA's most difficult; Kelly Olynyk enjoying spotlight on Canadian players; Rajon Rondo to sell home in Lincoln, Mass.

Via CLNS Radio
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Buy Rajon Rondo’s Boring Massachusetts Home — $1.99 Million

No need for this home anymore.
Via Busted Coverage
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo Selling Lincoln, Mass., Home Featuring Theater, Barber Shop (Photos)

Rajon Rondo finally is leaving Massachusetts. The former Boston Celtics point guard — now on his third team in eight months — is selling his Lincoln, Mass., home for $1.99 million. The 6,513-square-foot home sits behind gates on 1.5 acres on a dead-end street overlooking a reservoir, and includes five bedrooms, five full baths and two half baths. It also features a home theater...
Via NESN.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Top 5 underated games on the Celtics 2015-16 schedule

Celtics.com's Amanda Pflugrad breaks down five games with unusual appeal next season, including a matchup with Rajon Rondo in Mexico.Follow Mark Vandeusen on Twitter @LucidSportsFan
Via Celtics Life
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings 2015-16 Schedule Released

With the number of high-quality free agent signings, coaching changes, and trades it’s now wonder the upcoming season is expected to be one of the most entertaining in league history. One of those teams that has sparked intrigue for better or worse is that of the Sacramento Kings. The drafting of Kentucky big guy Willie Cauley-Stein, the supposed feud between coach George Karl...
Via Real Sports Entertainment Network
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics Release 2015-16 Schedule, Will Open Season Vs. 76ers

Time to mark your calendars, Boston Celtics fans. The 2015-16 regular-season schedule is out. All 30 NBA teams on Wednesday officially announced their schedules for the upcoming season. The Celtics, who finished with a 40-42 record and earned a surprise playoff berth last season, will open theirs Oct. 28 against the Philadelphia 76ers at TD Garden. They’ll play their first three...
Via NESN.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: How is the team’s contingency plan going?

There is no doubt that the Dallas Mavericks are in a tough spot. The franchise lost Tyson Chandler, Monta Ellis, and Rajon Rondo, who were three of the five starters for the team last season. Players like Al-Farouq Aminu and Amar’e Stoudemire will also be missed as they were key role players who came off the bench for the team. Most importantly, quasi-acquiring DeAndre Jordan screwed...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

George Karl compares Rajon Rondo to Iverson, Billups

Rajon Rondo had a whirlwind 2014-15 season — and that might be an understatement. The four-time NBA All-Star now has the chance at a fresh start with the Sacramento Kings, though, and it seems coach George Karl has his back. Rondo didn’t get along too well with Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle last season, but Karl was able to make a connection with the 29-year-old...
Via NESN.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

George Karl wants a Rondo-Collison pairing, but it simply won’t work

The roster the Sacramento Kings have assembled this offseason seems like something concocted in a demented lab experiment. And head coach George Karl evidently wants to ensure that the experimentation spills over to the on-court product by virtue of his, shall we say, progressive rotational vision. On more than one occasion this summer, Karl has alluded to the idea of playing the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings: Who Should Be Their Starting Five?

(March 13, 2015 – Source: Rob Carr/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… *This is an analysis of who should be the Kings’ starting five, not a prediction of which lineup they will use. PG- Rajon Rondo Rondo signed a one-year deal with the Sacramento Kings with hopes of reviving his free agency stock after an abysmal run with the Dallas...
Via HoopStuff
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings release 2015 preseason schedule, including annual Las Vegas game

Unsure of where to turn now that all of the basketball for the summer is over and October seems such a long time away? Don't fret, Sacramento Kings fans. The team announced this week its 2015 preseason schedule, which means that basketball is right around the corner.The Kings get their 2015-16 season (unofficially) started against the LaMarcus Aldridge-less Portland Trail Blazers...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings' Rajon Rondo could limit DeMarcus Cousins' post game

It's not enough in the NBA simply to acquire the most talent on paper and roll the basketball onto the court. Teams must truly be teams in order to win championships, at least more often than not. And although they're far from championship contention, the Sacramento Kings could come to find out how important synergy is this season if newly acquired point guard Rajon Rondo has an...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Offseason Review: Boston Celtics

The Boston Celtics started 14-15 anticipating another rebuilding season after failing to add a superstar during the previous offseason. In mid-December, the Celtics hastened the rebuilding process by trading Rajon Rondo to the Dallas Mavericks. Approximately a month later, the Celtics dealt Jeff Green. These two deals sparked a series of trades that resulted in the Celtics roster...
Via RealGM - NBA
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings 2015 Offseason Grade

The Kings were criticized for the drastic changes made this summer, but the decisions made sense. In: Rajon Rondo, Marco Belinelli, Kosta Koufos, Omri Casspi, Caron Butler, Quincy Acy, Seth Curry, Duje Dukan. (Additionally, acquired the Draft Rights to Arturas Gudaitis and Luka Mitrovic from Philadelphia). Out: Derrick Williams, Reggie Evans, Ryan Hollins, Andre Miller...
Via The Lottery Mafia
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Do the Mavs have a diamond in the rough in Dwight Powell?

The Dallas Mavericks' trade for Rajon Rondo last season didn't work out as planned, but there's hope that some of the deal can be salvaged yet.  Dwight Powell, a second-round pick in the 2014 draft, was included as essentially a throw-in by the Boston Celtics in the Rondo trade. After a successful Summer League where he flashed real potential, however, Powell may end up playing...
Via Fox Sports
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings: Is there room for Seth Curry and Quincy Acy?

Quincy Acy and Rajon Rondo with their former teams. It has been a busy offseason for the Sacramento Kings. They have made a lot of changes thus far. The Kings will have a very different roster going into the 2015-’16 season. They have signed some notable names this offseason as opposed to the players they let go. They have been signing players left and right as their roster continues...
Via isportsweb.com
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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