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Catching up on Some Boston Celtics News
February 8th, 2014 at 6:00 PM
The Boston Celtics have been pretty busy recently, winning three straight games, signing a player to a new contract this week (no, it wasn't Rajon Rondo), and dealing with some nagging soreness. Let's quickly hit on these topics and more. ***PHOTO1*** Chris Johnson earned a new contract that will potentially make him an...

Chad Ford: Rajon Rondo Might Be on the Trading Block
January 14th, 2014 at 10:03 PM
***PHOTO1*** Rajon Rondo is getting ready to come back and play basketball. According to ESPN's Chad Ford on the "Tank Rank" list it seems very possible that Danny Ainge will trade Rajon Rondo for more assets. The Celtics? Rajon Rondo could be that building block. But he turns 28 in February, has posed...

Rajon Rondo Tweets Out a Possible Hint Regarding His Return
January 14th, 2014 at 5:53 PM
***PHOTO2*** Rajon Rondo tweeted out a very interesting number on Tuesday afternoon.  ***PHOTO1*** Thanks to CelticsBlog for doing the math.  23,233,380 seconds is not a line from Rent, it is, however, how many seconds are in 338 days. 338 days since Rondo's first tore his ACL is this Friday January 17th. The Boston Celtics play...

Rajon Rondo Speaks About a Possible Stint with the Maine Red Claws
January 3rd, 2014 at 10:45 AM
Rajon Rondo spoke on Thursday in Chicago about the possibility of playing a few games with the Maine Red Claws. An idea that came up earlier this week. Chris Forsberg wrote about it on ESPN. Rondo Would Embrace Camping with the Claws You can see the whole video interview HERE. ***PHOTO1*** Rondo had one loose moment...

Rajon Rondo’s Possible Rehab with Maine Red Claws Another Example of the Boston Celtics Thinking Outside the Box
December 30th, 2013 at 5:40 PM
Major League Baseball has been doing it for years: using it's lower level affiliates to get players ready before coming back to the big club. It eases the transition from injury to live major league level baseball. ***PHOTO1*** Now, it seems like the Boston Celtics are possibly entertaining a similar idea with...

Boston Celtics Training Camp Countdown – 12 Questions: Seriously, When Will Rajon Rondo Be Healthy?
September 25th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
Danny Ainge went on 98.5 The Sports Hub in Boston and said he would be "shocked" if Rajon Rondo was back by opening night in Toronto on October 30th. This is not the first time Ainge has commented on Rondo's recovery from a torn ACL. In July he said having Rondo...

Rajon Rondo Receives Some Sagely Advice from Paul Pierce, but Will It Stick?
July 22nd, 2013 at 8:30 AM
Last week Celtics 101 looked at some of the tape from Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett's interview with Jackie MacMullan. Of course, a part one was not enough, and a second part of the interview was also released. It contained a great story from Kevin Garnett regarding Doc Rivers collecting $100...

Challenge Time for Boston Celtics Without Rajon Rondo
January 31st, 2013 at 4:17 PM
Lets get one thing out of the way immediately - the Boston Celtics are not a better team without Rajon Rondo. Even the Rondo haters out there will admit that losing a player who puts up 13 points and 11 assists every night and getting nothing in return does not...

Only Hope for Boston Celtics to Win Without Rajon Rondo is by Playing Outstanding Defense
January 28th, 2013 at 5:37 PM
The Boston Celtics got their most impressive win of the season on Sunday afternoon, snapping a six game losing streak with a 100-98 double overtime win over the Miami Heat. However, the win was clouded by the news that all-star point guard Rajon Rondo will miss the remainder of the...

After Another New Low Boston Celtics Get a Boost with the Return of Avery Bradley
January 2nd, 2013 at 4:16 PM
Entering the new year things are about as bad as they could be for the Boston Celtics. After putting together one of their finest performances of the season in a 93-76 win over the Brooklyn Nets on Christmas Day the Celtics once again regressed, going 0-3 on their west coast...

Chris Wilcox and Leandro Barbosa Join Boston Celtics Practice
October 25th, 2012 at 1:28 AM
Big news for Boston Celtics fans this week came from the team website which reported that forward/center Chris Wilcox and combo guard Leandro Barbosa joined the team at practice this week. The Barbosa story is not as big news. Not only is he fully healthy but also is not expected to...

Can the Boston Celtics Win Without Ray Allen?
April 29th, 2012 at 5:21 PM
The Boston Celtics won a lot of games without Ray Allen this year. Thanks to the emergence of second year guard Avery Bradley the Celtics have survived multiple stretches without their star sniper in the lineup, going 16-4 in the 20 games Allen missed. Allen missed the season's final nine...

Will the Boston Celtics Ever Get Healthy
April 26th, 2012 at 12:09 AM
For five years the mantra of the Boston Celtics' has been "when we are healthy, we can beat anyone." But there in lies the problem with the Celtics - they are never healthy. The Celtics won a championship in 2008. Since then they have not made it through an entire...

Is Rajon Rondo’s Injury Good for the Boston Celtics?
January 20th, 2012 at 6:22 AM
To be clear I am not saying that the Celtics are better without Rajon Rondo. The last year plus has been a tumultuous time for Boston’s star point guard. He saw his best friend shipped to Oklahoma City at the trading deadline, he threw a temper tantrum in the locker...