NBA Trade Rumors: Why It's Terribly Stupid for Boston To Trade Rajon Rondo

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NBA Trade Rumors: Why It's Terribly Stupid for Boston To Trade Rajon Rondo
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Although Rajon Rondo continues to lead the Boston Celtics as their chief floor general and appears here to stay, that didn't appear to be the case this past summer. On June 22, it was reported by Yahoo! Sports that Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge was shopping Rondo as well as Ray Allen to the Detroit Pistons in a deal what would have brought Richard Hamilton, Tayshaun Prince, and Rodney Stucky to Boston. There were questions of Rondo's maturity at the time, and the Celtics were unwilling to give Allen a long-term deal.

A link to the story can be found here: http://sports.yahoo.com/nba/news?slug=aw-celticspistons062209

Although these rumors have appeared to have died down, with both guards apparently staying in Boston for the forseeable future, even the slightest suggestion of Danny Ainge shopping Rajon Rondo is cause for alarm. The role that he plays on this team is impossible to fill, considering everything he brings to the team and the unbelievable things he can do. Here are the top reasons that Rajon Rondo must stay in Boston:

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