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5 Bold Predictions for the Boston Celtics Season

The Boston Celtics opened up their season against the Brooklyn Nets, and while not many people see them as playoff contenders I still have some bold predictions for this season.   Jeff Green will be traded while Rajon Rondo will not: The trade rumors will swirl all year for Rajon Rondo because there aren’t many times a rebuilding team has an expiring contract who also happens...
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Rajon Rondo took public transportation to home opener

Rajon Rondo may be a millionaire several times over, but that does mean he doesn’t recognize that the city of Boston has a brilliant public transit system. The Boston Celtics point guard, who apparently was a “nap time” decision for actually playing in Wednesday night’s season opener against the Brooklyn Nets, was photographed in an Orange Line station Wednesday afternoon...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett’s Bonds With Rajon Rondo, Boston Still Strong As Ever

BOSTON — To each his own. While Rajon Rondo napped, Kevin Garnett did some downward dog. With another emotional return to TD Garden looming, Garnett hit the yoga studio Wednesday morning. Whereas Rondo was looking to sleep off any lingering pain in his broken left hand, Garnett was simply trying to shake the nerves that come with his return to the city he called home for six seasons...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo will play for Celtics in season opener against Nets

BOSTON — It’s official: Rajon Rondo is back. Celtics head coach Brad Stevens announced Wednesday that Rondo will in fact be in the lineup for Boston opens its regular season against the Brooklyn Nets at TD Garden. Rondo will start in his usual point guard spot after missing the entire preseason with a broken hand. Had he not been able to go, rookie Marcus Smart would have gotten...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: 2014 Season Preview

The first year outside of the Big Three era went about as well as expected. With stud point guard Rajon Rondo out for the first half of the year to a torn right ACL, the Boston Celtics struggled to piece together wins under new coach Brad Stevens. Boston finished just 25-57, good for the sxith overall pick in the draft, which the Celtics turned into guard Marcus Smart. While still...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo on playing opener: ‘When I wake up from my nap, I’ll let you know’

Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo said he will finalize his game status for Wednesday’s season opener against the Brooklyn Nets when he wakes up from his typical game-day nap. “When I wake up from my nap, I’ll let [reporters] know. Around 4:30,” Rondo said, via “If I sleep really really well tonight, and [Wednesday] afternoon with my nap, I’ll let you...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rondo: Garnett could play 'another two or three years'

WALTHAM, Mass. —  There will come a day, not so far into the future, that Kevin Garnett will hang up his sneakers for good. Rajon Rondo will believe that when he sees it. Rondo said one day before his Boston Celtics were set to open the regular season against Garnett’s Brooklyn Nets that he believes his former teammate still has plenty left in the tank. “I just appreciate...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo Says ’79 Percent’ Chance He’ll Play In Celtics Opener

Rajon Rondo might not be at 100 percent yet, but he’s being very specific about where he’s at on the percentage scale. The Boston Celtics point guard told reporters before Monday’s practice there’s a “79 percent” chance he’ll play in Wednesday’s regular-season opener against the Brooklyn Nets. Head coach Brad Stevens said Rondo will practice with the team today...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: Why Rajon Rondo Won’t Be Traded

(October 21, 2014 – Source: Mike Lawrie/Getty Images North America) Boston Celtics: Why Rajon Rondo Won’t Be Traded By Ciaran Mills: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… Although Rondo should be traded (he doesn’t fit in with the whole rebuilding process going on in Boston) I don’t think it will happen this season. The Celtics have had all off-season to trade him away and despite the...
Via HoopStuff
6 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...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

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