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Perk says Rondo wanted out of Boston

Perk says Rondo wanted out of Boston

Yahoo’s Marc Spears got Kendrick Perkins’ take on the Rajon Rondo trade: While Rajon Rondo continued to say publicly he was committed to staying with the Boston Celtics, Rondo’s former teammate and close friend, Kendrick Perkins, knew he truly felt different. “He wanted out, but he would never say that though,” Perkins told Yahoo Sports. [...]

December 19, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Kendrick Perkins, Rajon Rondo 10

What’s Next for Marcus Smart?

What’s Next for Marcus Smart?

With the trade of Rajon Rondo, the Celtics have committed to their young players, draft picks and cap space in their quest for banner number 18. Among these young players, perhaps the most exciting is rookie Marcus Smart, who is set to take over for Rajon Rondo at the point guard spot when he is [...]

December 19, 2014 Geoffrey Simpson Celtics News, Marcus Smart 9

Why Boston will be just fine after the Rondo trade

Why Boston will be just fine after the Rondo trade

One day after the trade and I’m sure most of us still can’t believe that the Celtics actually traded Rajon Rondo. Even those who thought the best move was deal him (me), found themselves in shock and a little bit saddened by the news. Though up to this point Rondo had been having a below [...]

December 19, 2014 Alex Kungu Celtics News, Rajon Rondo, Trades 47

Important Details from the Rajon Rondo Trade

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 [...]

December 19, 2014 Geoffrey Simpson Celtics News, Rajon Rondo, Trades 62

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics feared Rondo wouldn’t re-sign

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 [...]

December 19, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Rajon Rondo, The Morning Dump 17

Rondo calls C’s fans “loyal and supportive”

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 [...]

December 19, 2014 KWAPT Celtics News, Rajon Rondo 18

Rondo’s last performance as a Celtic

Rondo’s last performance as a Celtic

As the Rondo deal just became official, here’s a look at his last performance ever as a Celtic. In just over 32 minutes, Rondo put in 13 points, grabbed 7 boards and handed out 15 assists in a 109-92 win over Orlando. I’m personally still processing this whole thing, but overall just feel numb about [...]

December 18, 2014 KWAPT Rajon Rondo, Red's Army Multimedia 16

Report: Celtics “past the point of no return” on Rondo

Report: Celtics “past the point of no return” on Rondo

Boston has reached the point of no return on a Rondo deal and Danny Ainge is moving fast toward sifting offers and making his best deal. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) December 18, 2014 The reality is this: Rondo’s value no longer dictates an All-Star in return, and waiting until the trade deadline won’t improve packages. [...]

December 18, 2014 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Rajon Rondo 33

Report: Rondo intrigued with Houston and Dallas

Report: Rondo intrigued with Houston and Dallas

Rondo’s looming free agency could be a road block for any team interested in trading for him. Teams aren’t going to surrender 1st round picks w/o an assurance Rondo would consider re-signing with them. It appears Houston and Dallas have that assurance, per CBS Sports Ken Berger: With Celtics president Danny Ainge seriously engaging several [...]

December 18, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Rajon Rondo, Rumors 10

Enemy Chatter: Rondo, when motivated, is an excellent defender

Enemy Chatter: Rondo, when motivated, is an excellent defender

We often wonder what opposing teams, their beat reporters and bloggers are saying about the Celtics. Here’s a look at some enemy chatter from Dallas. Rondo’s not having a great season by his standards, averaging eight points and 31.8 minutes per game, the lowest since his second year in the NBA. He’s shooting 40 percent [...]

December 18, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Rajon Rondo, Rumors 16