Danny Ainge was on WEEI… again. And he was answering questions about Rajon Rondo… again. This time, though, the tone was a little nicer.
and we know everything about him — all the good and the bad that comes
with a 23-year-old kid who’s been put in a pressure kicker,” said
Ainge. ” I don’t know if we said he had a bad attitude. I think he
needs to mature, like we talked about. But I like Rondo’s attitude. I
like Rondo’s competitive spirit. I think the kid, he’s late for a
playoff game — we’re not going to condemn him for the rest of his life.
We took care of it and it’s over…I’m amazed at how people want to take
the little things and blow them out of proportion.”
And for those of you sick of all the Rondo talk… I'll just end on some very encouraging words from the same interview about Kevin Garnett.
on his face, he can bend his knee all the way. He can straighten it out
all the way. He just went back to the West Coast the other day. Before
he left, I saw him doing full weight workouts. He was doing squats –
one-legged squats, two-legged squats – he was doing most of his whole
routine again. His spirit is returned: his enthusiasm for the upcoming
season, his hope.