Rajon Rondo RUMORS & NEWS

  • 4d
    Boston Celtics @celtics

    Rajon Rondo (sore L hamstring), Sullinger (sore L ankle), Bayless (sore R knee) and Humphries (sore R knee) all will not play tonight.

  • Danny Ainge sees huge year ahead for Rajon Rondo

    Boston Globe "Celtics vice president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said Monday he has been especially impressed with the progress of Rajon Rondo since his return from right knee surgery and is looking forward to Rondo returning next year. Rondo, who had 8 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists in a..." April 15

  • 8d
    gary washburn @GwashburnGlobe

    Ok folks, Rondo (shin), Bayless (knee) and Sullinger (ankle) are all out tonight vs #cavaliers. Humphries (knee) gametime decision #celtics

  • Rondo receives flop warning

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Celtics guard Rajon Rondo received a warning for violating the NBA’s anti-flopping rule during Wednesday’s game against the Hawks. The incident occurred with 3:48 remaining in the fourth quarter and the Celtics holding an 89-87 lead. " April 12

  • 12d
    Jay King @ByJayKing

    Also in that injury update: Rondo still expects to miss second leg of back-to-back this weekend.

  • Rajon Rondo to fill in as analyst on Celtics broadcast

    Pro Basketball Talk "Rajon Rondo is being held out of back-to-back contests by the Celtics this season, in order to be extra-cautious with the team’s franchise player who’s coming off of serious surgery, and playing in what is nothing more than a rebuilding year for the organization. That little wrinkle allows..." March 27

  • 32d
    A. Sherrod Blakely @SherrodbCSN

    Rajon Rondo and Avery Bradley will start tonight for the #Celtics against the #Heat. #celticstalk

  • 35d
    A. Sherrod Blakely @SherrodbCSN

    #Celtics Brad Stevens reiterates Rondo (rest) will not play vs #Mavs, consistent w/Rondo choosing to not play in back-to-back games yet.

  • 37d
    Baxter Holmes @BaxterHolmes

    Brad Stevens says that Avery Bradley will play tonight & that Rondo won't play on tail end of back-to-back sets for the rest of the season.

  • 38d
    Baxter Holmes @BaxterHolmes

    Danny Ainge says on 98.5 that Rondo probably won't play back-to-backs for the rest of the season.

  • Ainge: We told Rondo not to stay behind

    ESPN Boston "While maintaining it was in the past and not a big deal, Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge shed light on the disconnect between the team and Rajon Rondo late last month when the captain did not travel with the team from Los Angeles to Sacramento. Rondo, not..." March 05

  • Gerald Wallace: Celtics have real asset in Rajon Rondo

    Boston Herald "Gerald Wallace has seen Rajon Rondo from all sides. He’s watched him from an opponent’s perspective; he’s seen him as a teammate with the Celtics. Wallace has seen Rondo dive on the floor for a loose ball just as he would, and he’s seen him sweat the small stuff in a way he never would. And..." March 03

  • Celtics choosing to move past Rondo’s unexcused absence

    Pro Basketball Talk "Rajon Rondo skipped his team’s trip to Sacramento late Friday night, preferring to stay in Los Angeles to celebrate his 28th birthday with friends and family instead. Rondo hasn’t been playing on the second night of back-to-backs since returning from injury this season, and wasn’t scheduled to..." February 27

  • Danny Ainge - Rajon Rondo talk will have to wait

    Boston Herald "Though Danny Ainge plans to talk to Rajon Rondo about the guard’s decision to celebrate his 28th birthday in Los Angeles last Saturday while the team flew to Sacramento for a game against the Kings, the meeting might not take place for a week. Ainge departed on a college scouting trip before..." February 26

  • Rajon Rondo under scrutiny for off-day plans

    Boston Herald "The Celtics are not taking it as a major issue, but the team is still hoping to straighten things out with Rajon Rondo after his decision to stay in Los Angeles and not accompany the team to Sacramento for Saturday’s game. While some were displeased by the move, for which Rondo did not receive..." February 25

  • 57d
    Baxter Holmes @BaxterHolmes

    Nope. He is out tonight. RT @MileHii: @BaxterHolmes Is Rondo still not playing the 2nd game of a back to back?

  • Rajon Rondo annoyed by trade rumors

    Boston Globe "The NBA trade deadline is always filled with uncertainty for players, and that was true Thursday for Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo. “I didn’t know what was going to happen,” Rondo said before his team’s shootaround at Staples Center, long before the Celtics lost to the Lakers, 101-92, Friday..." February 22

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  • Rajon Rondo unlikely to be traded

    Boston Globe "Thursday’s trade deadline is at 3 p.m., but as of Wednesday night, all was quiet on the Celtics’ front, according to a league source. Despite a flurry of trade rumors about teams being interested in Rondo, the source said the Celtics were not close to completing any deals and that there wasn’t..." February 20

  • 60d
    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Sources familiar w/Rockets' thinking say HOU has absolute interest in trading for Rajon Rondo. But that alone doesn't mean we'll see a deal

  • 60d
    Chris Broussard @Chris_Broussard

    Toronto would love to make a deal for Rajon Rondo, but I'm told Rondo would not re-sign a long-term contract in Toronto after next season...

  • Celtics want first-round picks for Rajon Rondo and Jeff Green

    Fansided "The Boston Celtics are looking to possibly make a move at the deadline, and that has a lot of people discussing the recent price tag put on Rajon Rondo. Before this week, all the trade talks about Rondo were rumors but after placing a price tag on the guard, things have heated up. According to..." February 19

  • Raptors have interest in Rajon Rondo

    Toronto Sun "Ahead of Thursday’s trade deadline, the Raptors have been involved in talks with multiple teams that would change the team’s point guard situation significantly. With the New York Knicks continuing to aggressively pursue Kyle Lowry, who has turned in a career season, Toronto has explored..." February 18

  • Kings offered McLemore, Thomas, picks for Rondo. Didn’t happen.

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Kings have their foundation up front in DeMarcus Cousins, but they need another elite player on the perimeter. Their GM Pete D’Alessandro knows it and is going after that piece. Like trying to land Rajon Rondo. Check out this interesting tidbit from Yahoo Sports’ Marc Spears in his weekly..." February 18

  • Coach: Rajon Rondo ‘time limit’s off’

    Boston Herald "Not only did Rajon Rondo produce another near triple-double last night with 15 points, 12 assists and eight rebounds, his playing time was more familiar. The point guard played a season-high 37 minutes in the Celtics’ 102-91 home loss to Dallas. Celtics coach Brad Stevens said Rondo won’t play..." February 10

  • Knicks trying to trade Stoudemire for Rondo

    Fansided "The New York Knicks aren’t doing what most teams do at the trade deadline. While they’re making calls in order to secure a trade, they’re doing so not to just be competitive in the second half of this season but they’re trying to convince Carmelo Anthony to stay in New York beyond this..." February 10

  • 71d
    Boston Celtics @celtics

    Stevens says Bradley and Rondo should play tonight but Rondo won't play in a back-to-back; out tomorrow. Faverani is not available tonight.

  • Boston Celtics guard calls knee 'fine' but is questionable against Dallas Mavericks with 'general soreness'

    MassLive.com "After sitting out Friday night’s win against the Sacramento Kings with what the team termed “general soreness,” Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo called his knee “fine” but does not yet know whether he’ll suit up Sunday night against the Dallas Mavericks. “I’m fine,” Rondo said before..." February 08

  • 72d
    A. Sherrod Blakely @SherrodbCSN

    #Celtics Rajon Rondo (rest) and Avery Bradley (ankle) out tonight vs #kings

  • Pistons would trade for Rajon Rondo, wouldn’t give up Greg Monroe

    Detroit Free Press "There is a small table off to the side of the practice floor at the Pistons’ practice facility that is right below the window to Joe Dumars’ office. The Pistons president of basketball operations is usually seated at the table during practices — along with various front lieutenants. But you..." February 02

  • Celtics, Rajon Rondo need more time

    Boston Herald "First, there’s the anecdotal evidence, like the pass Rajon Rondo bounced off Kris Humphries’ chin Tuesday night in New York. Rondo’s return to the Celtics lineup has been filled with short circuits like this, as teammates attempt to adapt to his way of thinking, and his way of seeing. Then..." January 31

  • Rondo Intrigued By 'College Recruitment' Type Process In Free Agency

    Real GM Basketball "Rajon Rondo responded to speculation he intends to test free agency when his contract with the Boston Celtics is up in 2015, saying, "I may want to go through it." Rondo added he is intrigued by the wooing process that happens for free agents. "It’s kind of like college recruiting," Rondo..." January 31

  • What's the reason for Rondo's subpar play?

    CSN New England "Rajon Rondo clearly isn't the Rajon Rondo of old. The Celtics have lost all six games he's played in this season, and he hasn't exactly been lighting it up. Of course the fact that he's coming off of major knee surgery could have something to do with how he's looked. But could it be something..." January 31

  • Should the Boston Celtics Trade Rajon Rondo or Build Around Him?

    Bleacher Report "Rajon Rondo is the one thing the Boston Celtics have going for them after blowing their team up in the offseason and struggling through the first half of this one. However, we have to ask the question: Is Rondo's value in what he can contribute to the current Celtics? Or is it in what he..." January 30

  • Danny Ainge admits he's 'getting calls' about Rajon Rondo

    SB Nation "The Celtics' star point guard could be a hot market commodity as the NBA's trade deadline looms. The Celtics have spiraled further and further into the pit of lost causes after a surprisingly successful start to the season, and a loss at the buzzer to the equally tank-y Philadelphia 76ers on..." January 30

  • Rondo working his way back

    CSN New England "At his best, Rajon Rondo is an ankle-breaking blur going to the basket that can make the best defenders look downright foolish with his ball fakes and fancy schmancy dribbling. But his return to the court is now five games old, and he has a ways to go before he's that player again. One of..." January 29

  • Rajon Rondo to sit against Sixers

    ESPN.com "Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo, still in the infancy of his return from ACL surgery, will sit out Wednesday's game against the Philadelphia 76ers as a precaution on the second night of a back-to-back. Rondo, who returned to game action on Jan. 17, has appeared in six games, but this will be..." January 29

  • 82d
    Jay King @ByJayKing

    Stevens: "we haven't talked about it yet, but I don't think (Rondo) is definitely out tomorrow." Second of back-to-back

  • Rondo: 'I wouldn’t mind staying here the rest of my career'

    Boston Globe "One day after Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge revealed that he had offered point guard Rajon Rondo a contract extension, Rondo said he wouldn’t mind staying with the Celtics for the rest of his career. “I like to stick to the script,” Rondo said before the Celtics played..." January 26

  • Celtics Discussed Extension For Rondo, Plan To Continue Talks In Summer

    Real GM Basketball "Danny Ainge revealed on Thursday that the Boston Celtics held discussions with Rajon Rondo about a contract extension, adding the team still plans to keep the All-Star guard. “We did talk to Rondo about extending him,” Ainge said. “But that’s all part of the negotiation that will happen again..." January 23

  • 87d
    Toucher and Rich @Toucherandrich

    Danny Ainge just told us that they offered Rondo an extension, and stated that Rondo would be paid star money.

  • 88d
    Baxter Holmes @BaxterHolmes

    Rajon Rondo is out for tonight, the Celtics announce.

  • Rondo last remaining constant on ever-changing Celtics

    CBSSports.com "Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce are long gone, and Ray Allen is suiting up for the enemy. One constant remains with the Boston Celtics, the last man standing from those epic playoff battles with LeBron James. Rajon Rondo hopped off the bench in the fourth quarter and jogged to the scorer's table...." January 22

  • Rajon Rondo understands his role

    Boston Herald "Rajon Rondo’s anterior cruciate ligament rehab has been well chronicled, and Celtics followers breathed easier when he fossilized Pau Gasol with a fake on the way to a layup in last Friday night’s re-entry to the game. But it may well be an even more encouraging sign for the Celtics and their..." January 21

  • Celtics’ Rajon Rondo on the Heat: ‘I still don’t like those guys.’

    Boston Globe "Does Rajon Rondo think the Celtics-Heat rivalry is dead, as LeBron James said in November? “That’s a tough question,” Rondo said. “It’s not a rivalry. But I still don’t like those guys.” Another reporter tried to steer the interview in another direction, with a question about Rondo’s..." January 21

  • Report: Celtics want to trade Jeff Green, extend Rondo

    CBSSports.com "Sam Smith of Bulls.com reports that the Celtics could be looking to keep, and even extend Rajon Rondo, and could instead look to move forward Jeff Green. It sounds more and more like with Rajon Rondo's return and a ceremonial bestowing of captaincy the Celtics plan to keep Rondo and try to get..." January 21

  • Celtics expected to trade Rajon Rondo

    CBSSports.com "Rajon Rondo is back from ACL surgery for the Boston Celtics, so Rajon Rondo is back to being actively involved in trade rumors. The New York Daily News reports: Rajon Rondo is finally back for the Celtics, and now the question becomes how long will he stay in Boston. Rondo is the..." January 20

  • 91d
    A. Sherrod Blakely @SherrodbCSN

    #Celtics Brad Stevens says Rondo's limited minutes likely to stay in place for at least another week. #CelticsTalk

  • Kobe Bryant longs for rivalry

    Boston Herald "Were you upset last June when the Celtics traded Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett to Brooklyn? Even though you knew the day was coming eventually, did you shed a basketball tear at the end of the era and loss of a longshot last hurrah? Well, you had company. Across the continent, Kobe Bryant felt..." January 18

  • Boston Celtics not showcasing Rajon Rondo for trade

    Fansided "When the Boston Celtics announced that Rajon Rondo would indeed be returning this weekend from an ACL injury he suffered almost a full calendar year ago, many assumed that they were showcasing him for a trade. There has been Rondo trade talk hanging around Boston since well before his ACL injury..." January 18

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