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As you have already heard, three players are coming to Boston by way of Dallas in the Rajon Rondo trade. Brandan Wright, Jameer Nelson and Jae Crowder will be the newest players to don Celtics green. Here's what you should know about each player:Brandan Wright-Position: Center-Age: 27 years old-Drafted 8th overall by the Charlotte Bobcats in the 2007 NBA Draft (traded to the Golden...
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Disdain, and the trade that sent Rondo to Dallas

Forgive me for starting with a little inside-baseball talk. Whenever I'm writing seriously here, or whatever you call I do here at Celticslife, I'm motivated by one main thing; to make sure I don't sound like the type of person that calls into sports radio, screaming into the receiver of my phone because I disagree with the host. So when trades or transactions happen that I don't...
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My Top 5 Rajon Rondo Memories - No. 5: "The greatest triple-double in 44 years"

I became a Boston Celtics season ticket holder the same year that Rajon Rondo took over the reigns as the club's starting point guard.  Over the next five days I'm going recount my top five Rondo memories from his time in Boston.  Obviously it's a subjective list, which is why it's called "my top five" rather than "the top five."  Clearly there are tons of greats ones I've left...
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Video: Farewell, Rajon Rondo

Video by Spencer ONeil Pic by Fillipe Oliveira
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Celtics release Vitor Faverani

The final piece of the Rondo trade is in place as the Celtics released Vitor Faverani to make room for the extra piece coming to Boston. Boston will release center Vitor Faverani, league source tells Yahoo Sports. Boston needed to open a roster spot for trade.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) December 19, 2014Adios Vitor, we hardly knew ya.Follow Cedric on Twitter: @junor39Read...
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Celtics fans are not a happy bunch following news of the Rondo trade

Some immediate reaction from Twitter: @CelticsLife @celtics wow danny ainge u are officially a *******....worst trade I've seen might as well trade jeff green now too— Kreag Wilson (@kreag11) December 18, 2014 Time to unfollow @celtics @CelticsLife and every other page related to them.— Kaici Gordon❤️ (@wasabi_org) December 18, 2014 @CelticsLife ******* idiots you trade our...
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Rondo traded to the Mavs

BREAKING: Celtics agree in principle to deal sending Rajon Rondo to Dallas for Wright, Nelson, Crowder & 2 picks. (via @ESPNSteinLine)— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) December 18, 2014More to come...
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ESPN's Ramona Shelbourne reporting Lakers have offered Nash and picks for Rajon Rondo

Starting to feel like this thing is going to be over sooner, rather than later. Coming from Ramona Shelbourne, ESPN's top hoops reporter in Los Angeles, the Lakers have made a pretty serious offer for the services of Rajon Rondo. The Lakers currently owe their 2015 first round pick to Phoenix, though it is top 5 protected. What's not as often talked about, is that the Lakers own...
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Report: Rondo open to resigning with Dallas and Houston

To quote the philosopher, Ron Burgundy; 'that escalated quickly.'via Ken Berger, CBS SportsWith Celtics president Danny Ainge seriously engaging several teams on Rondo trade scenarios, a league source told CBSSports.com Thursday that the point guard is open to re-signing with at least two of them -- the Mavericks and Rockets.Other teams, including the Lakers and Knicks, have been...
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Ainge talks Rondo trade on Toucher & Rich

Danny Ainge was just on Toucher and Rich this morning talking trade rumors. Danny also dismisses a common Ray Allen story/myth from a couple years back. But the main topic is Rajon Rondo of course. You can listen to the full interview here.
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Video: Rajon Rondo answers trade rumor questions, doesn't sound optimistc about stay in Boston

Via Ben Rohrbach of WEEI, here's what Rajon Rondo had to say in his postgame interview last night:I realize Rondo is just being his usual deadpan self.  But the look on his face and his response when asked "Are you steadfast you want to stay here?" does not come off as very encouraging.  And Rondo's answer to the question "Does this young group bring the best out of you?" definitely...
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Power ranking the 10 most likely landing spots for Rajon Rondo

In case you've been under a rock, last night Adrian Wojnarowski and Marc Spears of Yahoo Sports reported that the Boston Celtics are having serious discussions regarding trading Rajon Rondo. Therefor, I thought it might make sense to take a quick look at the possible landing spots for Rondo. So for those of you who aren't taking in the final episode of 'Serial', from 10 to 1, here...
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Video: Celtics 109, Magic 82 highlights

Highlights and Celtics box score from Boston's win over the Magic Wednesday night.
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Report: Boston Celtics in "substantive discussions on a trade" with the Dallas Mavericks for Rajon Rondo

ESPN's Marc Stein reports the Celtics and the Mavericks are close to a deal that would send Boston's lone All-Star to Dallas. The Boston Celtics, after years of flirting with potential Rajon Rondo deals, are in substantive discussions on a trade that would send Rondo to the Dallas Mavericks, according to league sources.Sources told ESPN.com that the Celtics and Mavericks have been...
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Report: Celtics talking to Mavericks, Rockets about Rondo trades (with a few trade possibilities)

So Rajon Rondo rumors are back, only this time there's a twist:It's Woj doing the rumoring (if that's a word). And following the Cs win tonight, Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski reported that the two teams the Celtics have talked to the most about Rondo are the Houston Rockets and the Dallas Mavericks. The Dallas Mavericks are serious suitors for Rajon Rondo, league sources tell...
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Green Envy: What Magic fans said - 12/17

Magic fans really want their coach, Jacque Vaughn out of town. Top Three:Can we send Vaughn to D-league?JV MVP of the game for Boston!losing by 17 points should not seem tough.The Good, the bad, and the depressed:Who cares we suck but still got to support #magicprideEmbarrassing isn't strong enough.When will the owner go on facebook and read through all of our comments begging him...
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Celtics prove magic doesn't exist, beat the Orlando Magic, 109-92

A return to form for Jared Sullinger and big games from Kelly Olynyk, Jeff Green & Rajon Rondo helped lead the Celtics to a win over the Orlando Magic.After a seesaw 1st quarter the Celtics fell behind by as many as 10 to the Magic in the second. Late in the 2nd quarter, Kelly Olynyk scored five quick points off the bench to spark a 19-6 run to end the half putting the C's up...
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Woj Bomb: Celtics re-engaging discussions about Rajon Rondo

Business is about to pick up.Via Adrian Wojnarowski and Marc SpearsAs much as ever in his nine seasons in Boston, the Celtics have left strong impressions with rival organizations that they’re prepared to make a deal that includes Rondo, sources said. Boston has been engaged in discussions described as “serious” in recent days, but no trade agreement is imminent.
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Paul Pierce gets his 'Rad' on, test drives children's bike

Paul Pierce makes sure that if there's ever a moment in time that you don't think he's the absolute best, that moment doesn't last very long. Today, as apart of an NBA Cares initiative, many of the Washington Wizards got on a bus and went door to door dropping off children's toys. Pierce, apparently concerned with the durability of the bike (but maybe also kind of driven by the fact...
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Marcus update: Thornton out 2 weeks with calf tear, Smart unlikely to face Magic tonight (w/ video)

The Celtics will likely again be without both Marcuses when they host the Magic tonight:Marcus Thornton has a small tear in his left calf and will miss a couple of weeks, per Stevens #celtics— gary washburn (@GwashburnGlobe) December 15, 2014Marcus Thornton said his calf injury was non-contact: "I looked at the film and tried to blame it on somebody but I couldn't."— Jay King...
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Video: Celtics 105, 76ers 87 highlights

Extended highlights and box score from the Celtics win in Philly Monday night.
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Kelly Olynyk scores a career-high 30, incurs memories of Ricky Davis; Tommy Heinsohn goes bananas

Olynyk's patented "I'm 7 feet tall but I shoot the ball from 3 feet below the basket" finger role.Last night in the Celtics' 105-87 win over the Sixers in Philly, Kelly Olynyk shot 12-for-17 from the field, 3-for-5 from three-point land and 3-for-3 at the free-throw line.  The grand total was a new career-high, 30 points (oddly enough Olynyk's previous career-best was also recorded...
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DraftKings $45,000 One-Day Fantasy Basketball Contest (BONUS: Free t-shirt to CelticsLifer with the highest score)

DraftKings is offering Celtics Life readers a great opportunity to win a share of $45,000 by picking a fantasy basketball team for tonight.All you have to do is pick the 8 NBA players you think will score the most fantasy points during the NBA games tonight.Draft 1 Point Guard, 1 Shooting Guard, 1 Small Forward, 1 Power Forward, 1 Center, 1 Guard, 1 Forward and 1 Utility player...
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Should the Celtics target Lance Stephenson?

The Charlotte Hornets are in a bad way, and many have begun to point the finger at the recently acquired Lance Stephenson. While he clearly doesn't deserve all of the blame, Stephenson has been nothing short of abysmal in his short time with Charlotte. So bad, that many believe that it's time for the Hornets to move on.Eric Blaisdell and I exchanged a few emails wondering if the...
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If the game were today would Jeff Green deserve to be an All-Star?

Prior to the season Jeff Green made it known through Marc D'Amico and Celtics.com that one of his main goals was to make his first All Star appearance: “Individually, I would like to make the All-Star team,” Green told Celtics.com earlier this week. “I think that’s one of my big goals.”Achieving that goal would be quite an accomplishment for the seventh-year forward. After...
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