1. How Boston Celtics Can Convince Rajon Rondo to Stick Around for Rebuild

    First came the rumor, this time courtesy of an online segment from ESPN's Around the Horn in which Boston-based scribe Jackie MacMullan announced Rajon Rondo 's disaffection, saying, "H e's told them [the Boston Celtics ] he wants out...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 1 month ago 16,788 reads 80 comments

  2. Handicapping the Boston Celtics' Top 5 Potential Trade Partners for Rajon Rondo

    According to ESPN's Jackie MacMullan ( h/t WEEI.com ) , point guard Rajon Rondo has informed the Boston Celtics that he does not intend on re-signing with the team following ...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 1 month ago 10,229 reads 42 comments

  3. Is Rondo's Shooting Ability Still a Major Concern?

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  4. Blakely: Rajon Rondo 'Wants to Start the Season in Boston...'

    Now we have another Boston reporter's view on the Rajon Rondo situation. And whether or not CSNNE's A. Sherrod Blakely is any more or less reliable than ESPN's Jackie MacMullen, ...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 1,828 reads 0 comments

  5. NBA Rumors: Potential Rajon Rondo Trade Makes Little Sense for Both Parties

    The Rajon Rondo trade rumors are not going anywhere, folks, as illogical as they may be. Now 28 years old, coming off a season in which he only appeared in 30 games and heading ...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 1 month ago 13,914 reads 14 comments

  6. Marcus Smart Will Define Direction of Boston Celtics' Rebuild

    It’s rare that a single draft pick lays bare so much of an NBA franchise’s near-future plans. But that’s exactly what the Boston Celtics did in taking Marcus Smart with the No...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 1 month ago 2,164 reads 5 comments

  7. Why Marcus Smart Can Replace Rajon Rondo for Boston Celtics

    There are some rookies who just aren't built to handle the size and speed of the NBA right away. Developing through practice reps and studying from the bench over time is the best way for many young prospects to develop...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 month ago 28,643 reads 98 comments

  8. Best Potential Trade Destinations for Rajon Rondo During 2014-15 Season

    Technically, the Boston Celtics have a little less than a year to decide on the future of mercurial point guard Rajon Rondo ...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 1 month ago 201,267 reads 309 comments

  9. National Treasure for Smart, Olynyk

    Boston Celtics co-owner Steve Pagliuca has deep Duke University roots, so a text from coach Mike Krzyzewski isn't particularly noteworthy on its own. But Pagliuca's phone buzzed earlier this month with a message from Coach K that made him smile...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 463 reads 0 comments

  10. Revealing Boston's Most Underrated Skills

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  11. Boston Celtics Trading Rajon Rondo Might Be Harder Than You Think

    Whether Rajon Rondo 's days with the Boston Celtics are numbered may depend on whom you ask. But it also hinges on whether there's actually a market for the 28-year-old floor general, especially in light of him becoming a free agent in 2015...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 1 month ago 206,768 reads 498 comments

  12. Image: Doc Rivers' Home Office Filled with Celtic Pride

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 1 month ago 1,401 reads 2 comments

  13. Boston Celtics Least Popular Major Sports Team in Boston?

    This probably won't come as a surprise, but according to an annual market poll of 13,000 people conducted by a Sudbury media research group, the Patriots, Red Sox and Bruins are all more popular in Boston than the Celtics ...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 18 reads 0 comments

  14. Dick Bavetta: Boston Celtics Have One of NBA's Best Crowds

    Boston 's final game of the disappointing 2013-14 season was against Washington – a playoff team without any marquee talent...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 346 reads 0 comments

  15. Rajon Rondo, Marcus Smart Draw Contrasting Preseason Reviews

    As you almost certainly know if you are reading this, Rajon Rondo is a divisive figure in NBA circles. The media generally seems to regard him as moody and standoffish...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 1,007 reads 1 comments

  16. Diagnosing Boston Celtics' Remaining Roster Flaws

    General manager Danny Ainge has spent much of this summer doctoring the Boston Celtics roster. While some moves he had hoped to make fell through, there have been some changes...

    Mike Walsh Written by Mike Walsh about 1 month ago 17,674 reads 31 comments

  17. Could Boston Celtics Afford to Give Rajon Rondo a Max Contract?

    After reports surfaced that Rajon Rondo wanted a five-year, $100 million deal, it was widely assumed that the Celtics would decline to re-sign him if he wanted the mega-max contract he would be eligible for...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 721 reads 1 comments

  18. Summer Forecast: Biggest Weakness

    Each weekday for a three-week span, our summer panel of prognosticators -- a motley crew featuring our friends in the Celtics blogging community -- will join forces to tell you how the 2014-15 season will play out for Boston...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 462 reads 0 comments

  19. Rebuilding the Boston Celtics' Ideal Roster Around Rajon Rondo

    Rajon Rondo 's future with the Boston Celtics is masked in uncertainty. But what if it wasn't? What if the Celtics knew his impending free agency wasn't an issue? That they ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 17,011 reads 71 comments

  20. Is Rajon Rondo Entering His Final Season with the Boston Celtics?

    A bitter breakup doesn't appear to be in the works for Rajon Rondo and the Boston Celtics , but an amicable split could still be in their future...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 1 month ago 4,486 reads 16 comments

  21. Boston Celtics: The Price Is Right for Avery Bradley

    8 Classic Fusion Haute Joaillerie watches. A spiffy 700 horsepower Maybach Excelero. Michael Finley's “22.6-6.3-5.3″ gem of a 2000 season. Kanye West's engagement ring to Kim Kardashian...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 493 reads 0 comments

  22. Rajon Rondo: “I Want to Win Another Championship”

    Rajon Rondo has been in China for the past two days with his family. During that time,Rondo met up with Anta executives to see the development of his new shoe and to run his Control Camp for point guards around China...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 2,461 reads 1 comments

  23. What Marcus Smart Has to Do to Contend for 2014-15 NBA Rookie of the Year

    While the NBA 's Rookie of the Year award is somewhat of a booby prize, often going to a youngster who found plenty of playing time on a NBA cellar-dweller, it is also a decent predictor of future success...

    Mike Walsh Written by Mike Walsh about 1 month ago 9,884 reads 28 comments

  24. What to Expect from Every Boston Celtics Player in 2014-15

    If you're going to watch more than a few minutes of the 2014-15 Boston Celtics , it won't be to see the team lose game after game but to see the young players develop...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 1 month ago 12,097 reads 31 comments

  25. Boston Celtics 2014-15: What Is James Young's Role on the Team?

    When the Celtics selected James Young at #17 overall in this past June's NBA Draft, Celtics fans and Bill Simmons alike were filled with glee (even though they didn't pick a big man)...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 42 reads 0 comments