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Jameer Nelson Feels ‘Truly Blessed’ To Join Celtics In Rajon Rondo Trade

You won’t hear Jameer Nelson complaining about the hand he was dealt. The veteran NBA point guard became a member of the Boston Celtics on Thursday as part of the trade that sent Rajon Rondo to the Dallas Mavericks. Suddenly, Nelson has gone from a team in contention to a team very much in rebuilding mode. A lot of players in his position might gripe...
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Celtics Assistant Coach Walter McCarty’s Larceny Charge To Be Dismissed

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. — Boston Celtics assistant coach Walter McCarty has agreed to pay more than $20,000 to a contractor for the purchase and installation of kitchen cabinets, and in exchange a larceny charge will be dismissed. The MetroWest Daily News reports that under a deal reached in court Thursday, the 40-year-old McCarty has until Dec. 31 to pay the...
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Important Details from the Rajon Rondo Trade

Rajon Rondo is on his way to Dallas, and while one group of Celtics fans reaches for the tissue box and another is ready to buy a round for everyone at the bar to celebrate, it’s back to work for Danny Ainge and the rest of Boston’s front office. Regardless of where you fall on the trade that sent the polarizing point guard over to the Western Conference, it’s done, and it...
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Celtics coach McCarty to have larceny charge dismissed

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Boston Celtics assistant coach Walter McCarty has agreed to pay more than $20,000 to a contractor for the purchase and installation of kitchen cabinets, and in exchange a larceny charge will be dismissed. The MetroWest Daily News reports that under a deal reached in court Thursday, the 40-year-old McCarty has until Dec. 31 to pay the money. Prosecutors say McCarty...
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Larceny charge vs. Celtics coach to be dismissed

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) Boston Celtics assistant coach Walter McCarty has agreed to pay more than $20,000 to a contractor for the purchase and installation of kitchen cabinets, and in exchange a larceny charge will be dismissed. The MetroWest Daily News (http://bit.ly/1wSGOEw ) reports that under a deal reached in court Thursday, the 40-year-old McCarty has until Dec. 31 to pay the...
Via AP on Fox
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Celtics Life
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Mark Cuban finalized Rondo trade on "Colbert Report' set

If you watched the final episode of “The Colbert Report” on Thursday night, you might have caught Mark Cuban among the random assemblage of famous people singing “We’ll Meet Again” to the show’s host. As it turns out, Cuban was multi-tasking. From #Colbert Farewell: @MarkCuban finalized Rondo deal in green room, sitting w/Waterston, Daniels, me + dismaying UN Amb...
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3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo after trade: My love for Celtics fans is 'unmatched'

A reflective Rajon Rondo took to Twitter late Thursday night.     Rondo, who was traded to the Dallas Mavericks hours before, professed his love for the Boston Celtics organization and its fans through a series of tweets. The All-Star point guard spent the first eight-plus years of his career in Boston, winning an NBA championship in 2008. Rondo now will join the likes of Dirk...
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Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics feared Rondo wouldn’t re-sign

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. You had to know this was coming. The timing and the modest return for a four-time All-Star may have staggered you a bit, but this has been a fait accompli from the time the Celtics were unable to even be a viable...
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Preview: Wolves at Celtics

The Boston Celtics have finally cut the last remaining tether to their NBA Championship in 2008. Rajon Rondo is gone. Now in full-rebuild mode, the Celtics look for their third consecutive victory Friday night when they face the Minnesota Timberwolves, who seek their first win in Boston in almost a decade. Rondo and forward Dwight Powell were dealt to Dallas on Thursday in exchange...
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Rondo calls C’s fans “loyal and supportive”

Via his Twitter account, Rajon expressed his gratitude for Boston’s “loyal and supportive” fan base, and called his time in Boston “successful and challenging”: My time in Boston has meant so much. I've grown up with this city both as a basketball player and person. The love I have for the most loyal — Rajon Rondo (@RajonRondo) December 19, 2014 And supportive fans...
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Rajon Rondo: ‘My time in Boston has meant so much’

Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports The Boston Celtics have traded Rajon Rondo to the Dallas Mavericks, which the All-Star point guard confirmed on Twitter Thursday night. Rondo said he has enjoyed his time in Boston over the last eight-plus years, but looks forward to joining the Mavericks talented starting five. “My time in Boston has meant so much,” Rondo said on Twitter...
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Madison Edens Disses the Boston Celtics

  It has been almost a month since we discovered that Internet favorite Mallory Edens has a sister named Madison. She’s a little less vocal about the Bucks than her sis so there hasn’t been much to say … until now. Like a boss, the college student cared not for finals and took in the Orlando Magic-Boston Celtics game with some friends on Wednesday. She also had a little...
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Five Reasons To Not Hate the Rajon Rondo Trade

Brandan Wright - averaging 8.8 points, 4.1 rebounds, and 1.6 blocks in 19 minutes per game Jae Crowder - averaging 3.6 points, 1.2 rebounds, and 0.6 steals in 11 minutes per game Jameer Nelson - averaging 7.3 points, 4.1 assists, and 2.7 rebounds in 25 minutes per game
Via CLNS Radio
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Farewell, Rajon Rondo

Video by Spencer ONeil Pic by Fillipe Oliveira
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo Mavericks Jerseys Already Available in Dallas

  The brutal NBA West Conference got even tougher on Thursday when the Boston Celtics agreed to trade Rajon Rondo to the Dallas Mavericks for draft picks and some warm bodies. According to ESPN this trade hasn’t officially been finalized, but that didn’t stop a store in the Dallas area from capitalizing on this new acquisition. As you can see from the photo above, Rondo jerseys...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Suns hilariously respond to Mavericks following Rajon Rondo on Twitter

Early in the day on Thursday, the Twitter world went crazy when it was noticed the official account for the Dallas Mavericks was following Rajon Rondo. Speculation was abundant the Mavs were close to acquiring the four-time All-Star. As it turns out, that’s exactly what happened as Rondo was shipped to Dallas for players and...Read More
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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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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Store Already Selling Rondo Mavs Jersey (Photo)

It will definitely be interesting to see how the city of Dallas, and the Mavs fan base receives Rajon Rondo. The talented point can be considered mercurial at times, but still a fan favorite. One Dallas area store somehow has already started selling Rondo Mavericks jerseys. This store is already selling a Dallas Rondo jersey pic.twitter.com/uhqMaJZgxC — King's Court (@KingsCtShow...
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Store Already Selling Rondo Mavs Jersey (Photo)

It will definitely be interesting to see how the city of Dallas, and the Mavs fan base receives Rajon Rondo. The talented point can be considered mercurial at times, but still a fan favorite. One Dallas area store somehow has already started selling Rondo Mavericks jerseys. This store is already selling a Dallas Rondo jersey pic.twitter.com/uhqMaJZgxC — King's Court (@KingsCtShow...
Via BlackSportsOnline
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo’s Reported Trade Unfortunate For Celtics, But Necessary

If the Boston Celtics had it their way, Rajon Rondo would not be going anywhere. He’d be the franchise cornerstone. The one they build around. The first man to hoist the Larry O’Brien Trophy when they finally make it back to basketball’s promised land. Unfortunately, that’s not always how things work out in the NBA. The Celtics, according to numerous reports, agreed to part ways...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics trade Rajon Rondo to Mavericks

              The Boston Celtics and Dallas Mavericks are in the process of finalizing a trade involving Rajon Rondo, reports ESPN’s Marc Stein. According to the report, the Celtics and the Mavericks have an agreement in principle to send Rondo to Dallas for Brandan Wright, Jae Crowder, Jameer Nelson and a future first- and...
Via Sports-Glory
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Celtics Life
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Stein: Boston and Dallas on track to complete Rondo trade tonight

After months, and months, and months of speculation as to whether or not the Boston Celtics would trade the last remaining piece of the core that won a NBA championship in 2008 C’s general manager Danny Ainge has reportedly finally found the right deal for Celtics’ point guard Rajon Rondo; a trade with the Dallas Mavericks that will send Rondo to the Mavs for Jameer Nelson, Jae...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Boston Celtics Agree in Principle to Trade Rajon Rondo to Mavericks

General Manager Danny Ainge has agreed in principle to send Rajon Rondo to the Dallas Mavericks in return for Brandan Wright, Jae Crowder, Jameer Nelson, a future first-, and second-round pick.
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