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Rondo’s trip to China wrapping up

Rondo’s trip to China wrapping up

As a report of him wanting to leave the Celtics (what else is new) breaks in the US, Rajon Rondo is finishing up his promotional trip/tour in China. He was the guest of honor in Xiamen, where Anta held the grand opening of a brand new flagship store on Sunday night. Giant video screens showed [...]

August 31, 2014 KWAPT Rajon Rondo, Red's Army Multimedia 7

Rondo: “I bust Brad’s butt all the time”

Rondo: “I bust Brad’s butt all the time”

Young fans who were selected from all across China finally got to take the court with Rajon Rondo on Thursday. Rondo took part in Anta’s “Control Camp”. The Celts’ point guard participated in drills, instruction and even some pick-up games. You can check out photos from the event, courtesy of Sina, in the gallery below. [...]

August 29, 2014 KWAPT Rajon Rondo, Red's Army Multimedia 11

Rondo departs Beijing for “Control Camp”

Rondo departs Beijing for “Control Camp”

Thursday was a pretty quiet day on the Rondo front. He met fans at a local mall before getting ready to depart Beijing. He spent the rest of the day travelling, as he made the 1,400 mile trip south to Guangzhou. Tomorrow, he’ll spend his first day at “Control Camp”-the point guard skills clinic he’s running [...]

August 28, 2014 KWAPT Rajon Rondo, Red's Army Multimedia 2

Rondo in China Day 5: Pick-up hoops & Yao School

Rondo in China Day 5: Pick-up hoops & Yao School

Rajon Rondo got in a good workout on Thursday, thanks to some pick-up hoops. First up though was a trip to the NBA Sponsored “Yao School”. Yao School, named for former NBA star Yao Ming,  is a basketball camp/clinic for children run each year by Yao. Rondo stopped in and took photos with the kids [...]

August 27, 2014 KWAPT Rajon Rondo, Red's Army Multimedia 4

Your Morning Dump…Where Jeff Goodman continues to question Rondo’s reputation

Your Morning Dump…Where Jeff Goodman continues to question Rondo’s reputation

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. From yesterday’s CelticsBlog interview with John Goodman: You’ve indicated in the past that you hear things from people around the league that have shaped your opinion of [...]

August 27, 2014 Chris Jones The Morning Dump 15

Rondo in China Day 4: The Great Wall & the Great Hands

Rondo in China Day 4: The Great Wall & the Great Hands

Rondo spent the majority of his fourth day in China touring the Great Wall with family and friends. My pals over at Hoop China posted some great photos from the excursion which you can view in the gallery below. Also of note was a blog entry I found over at Weibo. It was written by a [...]

August 26, 2014 KWAPT Bryan Doo, Rajon Rondo, Red's Army Multimedia 7

Rondo talks KG, Truth and Anta

Rondo talks KG, Truth and Anta

Here is the second interview Rondo did on Tuesday. He talks with Sina Sports while in Beijing visiting the Anta flagship store. There’s a complete transcript that I put together below as well. It was hard to hear the interviewer so bear with me on some of the questions. It if wasn’t clear just how [...]

August 26, 2014 KWAPT Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Rajon Rondo, Red's Army Multimedia 3

Rajon Rondo: “I want to win another championship”

Rajon Rondo: “I want to win another championship”

Rondo’s second day in China was spent mostly speaking with the Chinese media and meeting with Anta executives. Rondo and Doug Bibby, his close friend, mentor & former coach, talked about the upcoming “Control Camp” sponsored by Anta. They held a press conference at Anta’s flagship store in Beijing. Celtics strength & conditioning coach Bryan [...]

August 25, 2014 KWAPT Rajon Rondo, Red's Army Multimedia 12

Fans come out to greet Rajon & family in China

Fans come out to greet Rajon & family in China

Here’s a quick vid via Sina of Rajon Rondo arriving in China last night. Rondo’s wife, other family members and friends are joining him on his nine day trip. [...]

August 25, 2014 KWAPT Rajon Rondo, Red's Army Multimedia 4

Your Morning Dump..Where Rondo Touches Down In China

Your Morning Dump..Where Rondo Touches Down In China

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. Rajon Rondo landed safely at Beijing International Airport at around 7pm local time on Sunday night. Celtics strength & conditioning coach Bryan Doo, who traveled with KG [...]

August 24, 2014 KWAPT Bryan Doo, Rajon Rondo, The Morning Dump 2