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Rajon Rondo: Celtics ‘Going To Surprise A Lot Of People’ Under Brad Stevens

Last season was a trial run of sorts for Brad Stevens. Mediocrity was expected from the 2013-14 Boston Celtics, no matter who held the position of head coach. Now, in his second year on an NBA bench, Stevens knows what to expect. And, perhaps more importantly, he has the full trust of the players he’s leading. “Even though it’s a different level, he’s had success at the college...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Bass is thinking three

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. But first Bass has to adapt to this new distance. Initially, it hasn’t been as simple as stepping back a mere two more feet. He has stepped outside his comfort zone. “When I first started shooting it, it felt...
Via Red's Army
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Injury Update: Rajon Rondo could be ready come opening night

The Boston Celtics head into Wednesday's game against the Brooklyn Nets with a record of 4-3 on the preseason. Coming off a 25-win season, the Celtics need to improve mainly on the offensive end of the court, where they averaged just 96.2 points per game last season. There's good news on the injury front, as veteran guard Rajon Rondo is progressing nicely and could be ready...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rondo 'progressing great' still waiting for full clearance, but Celtics consider opening night a possibility

After the latest examination of Rajon Rondo's left hand, an opening night return remains a possibility. But the Boston Celtics star no longer wants to target a certain date. “I don’t know,” he said before Monday’s practice. “I still haven’t had any contact yet. Opener’s a little bit over a week away. I don’t want to put any set goals. I just want to go as my...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo: Celtics ‘Going To Surprise A Lot Of People’ Under Brad Stevens

Last season was a trial run of sorts for Brad Stevens. Mediocrity was expected from the 2013-14 Boston Celtics, no matter who held the position of head coach. Now, in his second year on an NBA bench, Stevens knows what to expect. And, perhaps more importantly, he has the full trust of the players he’s leading. “Even though it’s a different level, he’s had success at the college...
Via NESN.com
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brad Stevens says it's possible Rajon Rondo could play opening night, Rondo isn't so sure

Reports from the Celtics practice today in Waltham:Brad Stevens says Rajon Rondo is progressing well and could begin contact drills as early as next week.— Boston Celtics (@celtics) October 20, 2014#Celtics coach Brad Stevens: a chance Rajon Rondo could be cleared for contact by end of week, opening night still possible.— Scott Souza (@scott_souza) October 20, 2014Rondo had a...
Via Celtics Life
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brad Stevens: Rajon Rondo Opening-Night Return Still ‘Possibility’

WALTHAM, Mass. — Rajon Rondo’s absence has dominated headlines all preseason, but there’s still a chance might be good to go for opening night. That’s according to Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens, who said Monday there is “a possibility” the point guard could play when the Celtics host the Brooklyn Nets next Wednesday in their regular-season opener. “He had a...
Via NESN.com
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo calls Brad Stevens most positive coach he’s ever had

Every season, there is a Rajon Rondo trade rumor. There are always whispers that he wants out of Boston because he doesn’t want to see the rebuild through. But Rondo has mentioned publically every time that he wants to help out. And he has high praise for second-year Celtics coach Brad Stevens. He talks about Stevens with David Aldridge in NBA.Com’s Morning Tip: Whatever issues...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo could be back for opening night

Brad Stevens says Rajon Rondo is progressing well and could begin contact drills as early as next week. — Boston Celtics (@celtics) October 20, 2014 #celtics Head Coach Brad Stevens says it’s possible @RajonRondo could play opening night. pic.twitter.com/VL3oRjmqVB — Scott Sullivan (@SullyBunz) October 20, 2014 Nice bit of news coming out of Celtics practice today.  The...
Via Red's Army
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Between a Rock and a Hard Place: The NBA Free Agent Class of 2015

It’s a development from deep inside the NBA offices that will nonetheless have a profound effect on the NBA’s on-court competitive balance: once a new contract between the league and its broadcasting partners begins in 2016, the salary cap will jump exponentially. And a higher salary cap means a heck of a lot more money for players on all rungs of the NBA hierarchy. Business...
Via The Sports Post
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics Will Have A Difficult Time Trading Rajon Rondo

As another rebuilding Celtics' season approaches, Sports Illustrated senior writer Ian Thomsen joined Kyle Draper and Bob Neumeier on Sports Tonight to discuss just what fans can expect from the Green. Short answer: As Rajon Rondo goes, so goes these Celtics. And Rondo is likely to go, out of Boston that is, after the season. "It all depends on Rondo or what he's going...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Afternoon Dump… Where Rajon Rondo and Brad Stevens are on the same page

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. But for the second straight year, and probably more this time, Rondo likes the message. Stevens’ mantra is positive and detail-heavy, and Rondo considers it infectious. “He’s very positive — the most positive...
Via Red's Army
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo Highest Celtics Player In ESPN/TrueHoop Rankings At No. 37

ESPN.com and TrueHoop Network’s annual NBA player rankings did not show the Boston Celtics much love. This year’s list, the latest installment of which was released Friday, places just one Celtics player within the league’s top 100: Rajon Rondo, who checks in at No. 37. Injuries have caused Rondo to plummet through the rankings over the past few seasons. He nearly cracked the...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rondo still hopes to return ahead of schedule

Via Boston.comWe all know about Rajon Rondo’s competitive fire, especially during the rehab of his torn ACL last season. He pushed to get back as soon as possible and was doing basketball activities sooner than most expected.Much like last season, Rondo is already doing his best to be ready to go sooner rather than later in his recovery from off season surgery to repair the broken...
Via Celtics Life
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Simmons Predicts Celtics Will Trade Rajon Rondo To Knicks This Season

You’d need more than two hands to count all the Rajon Rondo-to-the-New York Knicks trade rumors that have surfaced over the past few years. So, what’s one more? ESPN’s Bill Simmons — an unabashed Boston Celtics fan — predicted during he and Jalen Rose’s Grantland NBA preview that the Celtics will trade Rondo to the Knicks before February’s trade deadline. “I think...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Simmons says Rajon Rondo will be traded to Knicks

ESPN’s polarizing personality and writer, Bill Simmons, has returned from his three-week suspension just in time to do his annual NBA video previews with sidekick Jalen Rose. And the two predicted an outcome that has been a juicy rumor for the last couple of years: Rajon Rondo will be traded to the New York Knicks – and sooner than you think. While previewing the Boston Celtics...
Via Pass The Pill
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: What to do with Rajon Rondo?

The Boston Celtics are again left with the question of what to do about their once star point guard. Notice the once. Rajon Rondo hasn’t played a full season since 2009-2010, where he started 81 games for Doc Rivers and company. Since then, the 28-year-old PG’s games per season has been on steady a decrease as injuries have become an issue. After playing in only 53 games in the...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo Shares Connect Four Secret, Halloween Costume In Twitter Q&A

With a hand injury preventing him from suiting up for the Boston Celtics, Rajon Rondo has had a bit of free time on his hands. So, the point guard decided to hold an impromptu Q&A session Tuesday night on Twitter. Rondo fielded a dozen or so questions from fans, covering his taste in TV, music, food and Boston sports. He also offered his take (kind of) on the recently announced...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo’s Favorite NFL Team Is Pitiful

Let’s watch Rajon Rondo flex instead of hearing his answer.  Rajon Rodo participated in a Q&A session and shared some interesting facts about him. He was asked who is his favorite NFL team and here’s his answer. Just an FYI, Rajon, that’s an NHL team. [NIS] The post Rajon Rondo’s Favorite NFL Team Is Pitiful appeared first on Geeks & Cleats.
Via Geeks and Cleats
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo’s Favorite NFL Team Will Probably Surprise You

Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo held a Q&A session through his Twitter account on... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Astonishing revelation from Rajon Rondo's Twitter Q&A

“@Number9forMVP: @RajonRondo have you ever watched Seinfeld?” No— Rajon Rondo (@RajonRondo) October 14, 2014 Trade him right now.
Via Celtics Life
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics asking price for Rondo is 'sky high'

Teams looking to acquire the services of Rajon Rondo will have to be willing to pony up one heck of a trade package. That’s according to Grantland’s Zach Lowe, who wrote Tuesday that the Boston Celtics aren’t looking to deal their star point guard for anything short of top dollar. “Boston has gauged the market for both over the last year or so, and its expected price for...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtkicks: Anta announces new partnership with NBA China

Anta, the athletic company based in China with endorsers such as current Celtic Rajon Rondo and former Celtic Kevin Garnett, announced a new co-branding partnership with NBA China today. From NBA.com: BEIJING — NBA China and ANTA Sports Products Limited today announced a new partnership in China, designating ANTA as an Official Marketing and Merchandising Partner of NBA China....
Via Red's Army
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rondo dribbling with injured hand in practice

It appears as if the Christopher Columbs Day fairy has delivered his/her greatest gift to date. Per Jay King, Rajon Rondo is using his injured hand to dribble at practiceNow, to come completely clean; I'm not a doctor. But that would certainly seem like a good sign.
Via Celtics Life
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo is back practicing (non-contact drills only)

Prior to Friday night's exhibition loss to the Raptors, Brad Stevens said that Rajon Rondo has returned to practice.  Via Marc D'Amico of Celtics.com, here are some quotes from Stevens:Rondo has done some non-contact offensive type work in practice. Just shooting and some offensive review, but no real defensive work yet, and he hasn't been OK'd for contact. We&...
Via Celtics Life
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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