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Celtics Life writers talk Rondo trade and rookie expectations on ESPN

ESPN Boston's Chris Forsberg was kind enough to invite Celtics Life to contribute to it's Summer Forecast series. Here are Forsberg's and Celtics Life's columnists' predictions to some pressing questions:1) Will the Celtics trade Rajon Rondo?Chris Forsberg: My best guess? Let's pencil in a record of 29-53. November looks incredibly daunting and we're just...
Via Celtics Life
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: Back to school

This week, millions of students, including yours truly, went back to school. Whether it is taking the next step for a high school diploma, graduating college, gaining a professional degree, or just learning some new skills, we as a society, put a high value on continuing education. With that in mind, if the players on the Boston Celtics had the chance to return to school, or practice...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics Feel Dealing Rajon Rondo Is Not Important At This Time

Boston has no plans to move Rajon Rondo – Mandatory Credit: USATSI via CBS Sports Now that Kevin Love has been officially shipped to Cleveland, all eyes are rearing to be set on Boston Celtics’ guard, Rajon Rondo. Rondo, 28, is set to become an unrestricted free agent after the 2014-15 campaign, and will in all likelihood ask for a max contract, which Boston probably won’t...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Win Celtics skins for your laptop, phone or tablet!

Thanks to our friends at SkinIt, we are able to give away Celtics merchandise to 5 lucky readers. Check out their selection of Celtics and Rajon Rondo skins for your phone, iPhone, laptop, Xbox, Nintendo, iPad, iPod or any of the thousands of supported devices. Now for the contest… Like our Facebook page AND submit a photo (on Facebook) of yourself in your best Celtics...
Via Red's Army
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Rondo in China Day 5: Pick-up hoops & Yao School

Rajon Rondo got in a good workout on Thursday, thanks to some pick-up hoops. First up though was a trip to the NBA Sponsored “Yao School”. Yao School, named for former NBA star Yao Ming,  is a basketball camp/clinic for children run each year by Yao. Rondo stopped in and took photos with the kids and also took part in some drills and a dribbling exhibition. Then it was a game...
Via Red's Army
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings: Rajon Rondo Still A Possibility?

What’s Happening With Rondo And Boston? I’ve lost track of just when all these Rajon Rondo rumors began, but it was quite a while ago now. The Boston Celtics seem to have looked into the possibility of moving Rajon Rondo for the best part of a year now, but still he remains in Beantown. One […] Sacramento Kings: Rajon Rondo Still A Possibility? - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit ...
Via NBA Draft Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo ‘Excited’ To Play With Celtics Rookies Marcus Smart, James Young

The Boston Celtics added a few new faces to their backcourt this offseason, and Rajon Rondo, for one, is looking forward to seeing them play. Rondo, who is China this week promoting Anta, a footwear company he endorses, talked about two of those newcomers — rookies Marcus Smart and James Young — during an interview with Hoop China. “Very, very young. They make me feel old,”...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where The Celtics have a lot of areas to improve on

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. Let’s face it, there’s no shortage of potential areas this team can take a step forward in while coming off a 25-57 season. One look at Boston’s advanced numbers from the 2013-14 campaign produces plenty of...
Via Red's Army
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo: “I want to win another championship”

Rondo’s second day in China was spent mostly speaking with the Chinese media and meeting with Anta executives. Rondo and Doug Bibby, his close friend, mentor & former coach, talked about the upcoming “Control Camp” sponsored by Anta. They held a press conference at Anta’s flagship store in Beijing. Celtics strength & conditioning coach Bryan Doo also attended today’s...
Via Red's Army
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtkicks: Rondo visits with Sole Collector China

Rajon Rondo did a photo shoot with the folks at Sole Collector China on Tuesday. Check out the pics below that include a sweet all white & all black version of his Anta RR1. On and a shirtless pic for the ladies…
Via Red's Army
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Rumors: Boston not anxious to trade Rajon Rondo

Rajon Rondo has been the subject of trade rumors for seemingly each of the last five years, but he's remained with the Boston Celtics through it all. He returned just after the New Year from a torn ACL last season and looked like he hadn't missed a beat, averaging 12 points, 10 assists and over five rebounds a game.Heading into the upcoming season, the Celtics suddenly appear...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rondo looks to test free agency next summer, Celtics interested in Bledsoe

(Chris Szagola/Associated Press) Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo has made it clear that he would like to test the market next summer and become a free-agent. He will garner tons of interest from multiple teams looking for a veteran floor general. Those interested teams could include the one that originally drafted him in 2006, the Phoenix Suns. Ironically the Celtics are reportedly...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Washburn: trading Rajon Rondo is 'not a high priority' for the Celtics

Yesterday The Boston Globe's Gary Washburn wrote the following:While the Celtics are trying to figure out ways to clear roster space before training camp, moving Rondo is not a high priority. First off, Rondo will be a free agent next summer and fully intends on taking the LeBron James-Carmelo Anthony tour of teams and extending the negotiation process deep into next summer....
Via Celtics Life
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Avery Bradley on Rondo: “I Know He’s Happy Here”

Rajon Rondo is set to become a free agent next summer. It seems like Rondo’s name is always in trade rumors, but Boston reportedly isn’t making that a high priority at this moment.  Gary Washburn of The Boston Globe wrote Sunday, as the team is more focused on trimming down its roster down to 15 players […]
Via Full Scale Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Avery Bradley on Rondo: “I Know He’s Happy Here”

Rajon Rondo is set to become a free agent next summer. It seems like Rondo’s name is always in trade rumors, but Boston reportedly isn’t making that a high priority at this moment.  Gary Washburn of The Boston Globe wrote Sunday, as the team is more focused on trimming down its roster down to 15 players in time for the regular-season opener on Oct. 29. Rondo “fully intends...
Via BlackSportsOnline
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Trading Rajon Rondo 'not a high priority' for Celtics

The future of Rajon Rondo is a storyline that won’t be going away anytime soon. Trade rumors have swirled around the Boston Celtics point guard since last summer, with that speculation only intensifying after the team declined to make any franchise-shaking moves this offseason. The Boston Globe’s Gary Washburn wrote in his Sunday basketball notes column, however, that trading...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fans come out to greet Rajon & family in China

Here’s a quick vid via Sina of Rajon Rondo arriving in China last night. Rondo’s wife, mother, other family members and friends are joining him on his nine day trip.
Via Red's Army
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump..Where Rondo Touches Down In China

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. Rajon Rondo landed safely at Beijing International Airport at around 7pm local time on Sunday night. Celtics strength & conditioning coach Bryan Doo, who traveled with KG on one of his trips to China, accompanied...
Via Red's Army
4 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: Trading For Rajon Rondo

New York Knicks: Trading For Rajon Rondo By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Knicks Get: Rajon Rondo and Gerald Wallace Celtics Get: A’Mare Stoudemire, Shane Larkin and Tim Hardaway Jr. The Knicks are one of the main teams that Rondo is mentioned a lot for when it comes to his free agency next offseason. They could wait until he is a free agent, but which team that...
Via HoopStuff
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo, Danny Ainge Give Celtics Owner Ice Bucket Challenge (Video)

If you weren’t convinced before that the Boston Celtics are sick and tired of Rajon Rondo’s act, you might change your mind now. After dumping a bucket of ice cold water on his boss’ head, Rondo is sure to get dealt at the earliest opportunity. In all seriousness, Rondo joined Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge on Thursday to help team co-owner Wyc Grousbeck...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Early Departure Benefits Rajon Rondo And Boston Celtics

Rajon Rondo and the Celtics need to be separate to become whole — Mandatory Credit: Getty Images Rajon Rondo’s contract ends in 2015. So does Kevin Love’s, DeAndre Jordan’s, Lamarcus Alridge’s, Goran Dragic’s and Marc Gasol’s. Rondo may be the best point guard, but because of his age, injury history and poor supporting cast, he will be a footnote in 2015 free agency...
Via The Sports Journal
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks expected to trade Amar’e Stoudemire to Philadelphia 76ers

Believe it or not, Amar’e to the 76ers is the perfect trade — Mandatory Credit: William Perlman/The Star-Ledger Amar’e Stoudemire is a series of unfortunate events. Who would think that the Philadelphia 76ers — or anyone for that matter — would be willing to take on the New York Knicks big man and his anvil of a contract? But alas, reports are coming out that the 76ers...
Via The Sports Journal
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: 2014-15 schedule and story lines

Last week, we did a preliminary run through the first half of the Boston Celtics’ schedule for the 2014-2015 season. This is a completely unscientific guess about how the season will turn out, including some hyperbole about certain games and storylines. So without further ado, here is the second half of the schedule, including some highlights of noteworthy games. February 20 @...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtkicks: Kids vie for a chance to attend Rondo’s camp

We here at Celtkicks were the first to report on Rajon Rondo’s upcoming “Control Camp” taking place next week in China. Children from all over the Chinese continent are currently taking part in tryouts for the once in a lifetime chance to meet their idol and participate in his first overseas camp. This must be absolutely thrilling for these kids. They don’t have the luxury...
Via Red's Army
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rondo to Kings "80 percent" done

Basketball Insiders is reporting that Rajon Rondo to Sacramento is "80 percent" done, via Tyler Spencer of Sports Talk:Source: Sacramento Kings/Boston Celtics deal now at "80 percent" to be completed before season. Deal includes McLemore, Williams for Rondo.This is the first in awhile that we've heard Rondo rumors pick up steam, but the proposition of sending...
Via Celtics Life
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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