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Kevin Garnett’s Bonds With Rajon Rondo, Boston Still Strong As Ever

BOSTON — To each his own. While Rajon Rondo napped, Kevin Garnett did some downward dog. With another emotional return to TD Garden looming, Garnett hit the yoga studio Wednesday morning. Whereas Rondo was looking to sleep off any lingering pain in his broken left hand, Garnett was simply trying to shake the nerves that come with his return to the city he called home for six seasons...
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Rajon Rondo to start Celtics’ opener

Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo is in the starting lineup for the team’s opener against the Brooklyn Nets. According to the Associated Press, coach Brad Stevens announced before Wednesday night’s contest that Rondo is ready to return from the broken hand that cost him most of training camp. Rondo has been out the last five weeks after breaking his left hand when he slipped...
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Rajon Rondo will play for Celtics in season opener against Nets

BOSTON — It’s official: Rajon Rondo is back. Celtics head coach Brad Stevens announced Wednesday that Rondo will in fact be in the lineup for Boston opens its regular season against the Brooklyn Nets at TD Garden. Rondo will start in his usual point guard spot after missing the entire preseason with a broken hand. Had he not been able to go, rookie Marcus Smart would have gotten...
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Boston Celtics: 2014 Season Preview

The first year outside of the Big Three era went about as well as expected. With stud point guard Rajon Rondo out for the first half of the year to a torn right ACL, the Boston Celtics struggled to piece together wins under new coach Brad Stevens. Boston finished just 25-57, good for the sxith overall pick in the draft, which the Celtics turned into guard Marcus Smart. While still...
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Rajon Rondo on playing opener: ‘When I wake up from my nap, I’ll let you know’

Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo said he will finalize his game status for Wednesday’s season opener against the Brooklyn Nets when he wakes up from his typical game-day nap. “When I wake up from my nap, I’ll let [reporters] know. Around 4:30,” Rondo said, via “If I sleep really really well tonight, and [Wednesday] afternoon with my nap, I’ll let you...
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Rondo: Garnett could play 'another two or three years'

WALTHAM, Mass. —  There will come a day, not so far into the future, that Kevin Garnett will hang up his sneakers for good. Rajon Rondo will believe that when he sees it. Rondo said one day before his Boston Celtics were set to open the regular season against Garnett’s Brooklyn Nets that he believes his former teammate still has plenty left in the tank. “I just appreciate...
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Your Morning Dump… Where Rondo will play quite a bit

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. “If he were to play as early as this week,” Stevens said, “I would probably play him in shorter stints but still play him quite a bit.” Chalk that up to one of the many lessons Stevens learned from his first...
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Rajon Rondo Says ’79 Percent’ Chance He’ll Play In Celtics Opener

Rajon Rondo might not be at 100 percent yet, but he’s being very specific about where he’s at on the percentage scale. The Boston Celtics point guard told reporters before Monday’s practice there’s a “79 percent” chance he’ll play in Wednesday’s regular-season opener against the Brooklyn Nets. Head coach Brad Stevens said Rondo will practice with the team today...
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Celtics Injury Update: Rajon Rondo took part in full practice on Friday

The Boston Celtics head into the regular season opener against the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday following a successful 5-3 record during the preseason. After a dismal 25-win season, the Celtics look to improve an offense that averaged just 96.2 points per game. A key to the improvement could be point guard Rajon Rondo, who missed 52 games last season due to injury. He took part in...
Via NBA Injury News
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Boston Celtics: Why Rajon Rondo Won’t Be Traded

(October 21, 2014 – Source: Mike Lawrie/Getty Images North America) Boston Celtics: Why Rajon Rondo Won’t Be Traded By Ciaran Mills: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… Although Rondo should be traded (he doesn’t fit in with the whole rebuilding process going on in Boston) I don’t think it will happen this season. The Celtics have had all off-season to trade him away and despite the...
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