Category: Rajon Rondo

Danny Ainge on Personnel Decisions: “Replacing Sullinger, Barbosa and Rondo is Nearly Impossible.”

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

The Boston Celtics are 8-2 in their last 10 games and were 28-24 overall heading into the All-Star break. It's been a major surprise to see the Celtics play so well after losing Rajon Rondo, Jared Sullinger and Leandro Barbosa for the season. The recent hot streak doesn't have Celtics GM Danny ...

Danny Ainge: “When people say we’re going to be better without Rondo, it’s silly”

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

The Boston Celtics got off to another slow start this season and when it was announced that Rajon Rondo tore his ACL, it looked like the Celtics season was lost. Rondo was leading the NBA in assists, he was tabbed as the starting point guard for the Eastern Conference All-Star ...

Paul Pierce Believes the Celtics are in the Building Phase, Claims Rajon Rondo has Learned From His Suspension

Friday, December 7th, 2012

Last week here at SRI we revisited the Kevin Garnett/Kris Humphries altercation. Celtics head coach Doc Rivers believed his team was too soft. Paul Pierce contends his coach was trying to motivate the team. Either way, Boston sits at 10-8 heading into Thursday night's action looking to play more consistent basketball. ...

Kevin Garnett on Kris Humphries: “Dude’s Always Been Known to be Out of Control.”

Friday, November 30th, 2012

The talk of the NBA this week was the fight that went down between the Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics. Right now Boston looks like a different basketball team at 8-7 heading into Thursday night's action. Brooklyn came into their arena and pushed the Celtics around Wednesday night. First, Kris Humphries ...

Doc Rivers Isn’t Panicking Despite Boston’s Rough Start

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

It hasn't been the most ideal start for the Boston Celtics. Doc Rivers' club just finished a stretch in which the Celtics played seven games in 10 days and four games in five days. Going into Wednesday night's action, Boston stands at 6-5, fourth in the Atlantic Division of the ...

Rajon Rondo Is Happy To Hold The Keys When It Comes To Leading The Boston Celtics

Friday, November 9th, 2012

Rajon Rondo sat down with what was then the Big Three in Boston a year ago and he says the team's veteran leaders essentially handed him the keys to be the team's leader going forward. It seems a bit strange to think about given that Rondo's always been the youngster ...

Dwyane Wade On the Foul by Rajon Rondo: “That won’t be the last physical moment”

Friday, November 2nd, 2012

The Miami-Boston game on opening night did not disappoint. Before the game Miami collected their championship rings. On the court, they looked every bit like a team ready to take a run at a repeat. When it comes to Boston and Miami there is bad blood between the two teams ...

Boston Celtics President Danny Ainge: “The Team Overachieved”

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

Boston Celtics president Danny Ainge has declared that his team overachieved this season. The team went 39-27 in the lockout shortened year, finished fourth in the Eastern Conference and advanced to Game 7 of the Conference Finals. It's not that Ainge didn't believe his initial roster could do that, but ...

Doc Rivers, Boston Celtics Feel Good After Knotting Series With Miami

Monday, June 4th, 2012

Doc Rivers has felt good about his Boston Celtics since Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals. After the Celtics were drubbed by Miami in Game 1 on short rest, the head coach says he's been comfortable with the match-up ever since. And why shouldn't he? The Celtics could very ...

Celtics Coach Doc Rivers: “Philly Has Outplayed Us In Both Games, We Just Won One Of Them”

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

As I mentioned in a post heading into the second round of the NBA Playoffs, I kind of expected the Boston Celtics and Miami Heat to cruise into the Eastern Conference Finals. So much for that theory. The Pacers evened things with the Heat on Tuesday night, one night after ...