Logo
Browse Archives by:

Rajon Rondo Is Unsure Whether He’ll Play Against Mavericks Sunday

 

Rajon-Rondo-Annual-Salary-and-His-Net-WorthRajon Rondo is still sore and unsure if he will play Sunday night against the Dallas Mavericks. The point guard missed last night’s win against the Kings due to general soreness. He held court with the media before practice this afternoon and was unsure whether he would practice today or when he’d return for game action.

“I’m fine, just a little sore. It’s been a while since I played. So, little sore, nothing major. The knee is fine,” Rondo said of his recent absence.

Rondo said his knee feels the same as it did a couple days ago after the game against Philadelphia, but the point guard remained non-committal about whether he will play on Sunday against Dallas.

“I don’t know yet. Talk to my doctors and teammates…see how it goes,” Rondo said.

Brad Stevens said a decision would be made on both Rondo and Avery Bradley’s status sometime tomorrow afternoon before the team shootaround.

Rondo also reflected a bit on his team’s recent play in the midst of the three-game winning streak. 

On Sullinger: “Yeah, he’s playing well. The hard thing in this league is to be consistent. And right now he’s been very consistent for us. It’s not easy what he’s doing.”

On starting February strong: “I think it’s good for us mentally and physically. We’ll get a couple days off to rest. That’s not only big for me, but our entire team, mentally and physically. To get a couple wins this month, it’s big for our team, confidence-wise and camaraderie.”

On the team’s recent winning streak: “We’re playing for one another. But at the end of the day, we’re getting stops. We went on a great run yesterday, I think it was a 19-2 run and it’s not about putting the ball in the hole, it’s about getting stops and we did that for one another the last couple games.”

On the team’s recent defensive improvement: “The main reason is making the next play for one another. Cracking back defensively, I think our communication has gotten a lot better in the past couple weeks. That’s big for our team, just communicating. Guys off the ball, or shrinking the floor, boxing out bigs, and guards are helping out on the glass. Gerald did  a great job yesterday as well rebounding the ball. Sully’s been playing well. And it’s just been a team collective effort.”

We’ll have the latest on Rondo as gametime approaches tomorrow night here at the Hub.

  • Berdj Joseph Rassam

    There’s an awful lot of momentum to trade Rondo and get as much as they can for him.

    • hax

      Equally a lot of momentum in keeping him and saying ‘rondo-sully…2 down, 3 to go.’
      Besides, look at our next ‘pg’ if we did lose rondo.
      Marcus Smart.
      He pushed a fan last night…

    • The Cardinal

      Trading Rondo might – and I stress the word “might” – bring back someone comparable at another position, but then what do you do to fill the hole created by trading him? When healthy, Rondo is easily a top 10 PG and during any given stretch, a top 3 -7.

      Could a trade bring back a top 10 or higher player at another position? Um, doubtful. Could a trade bring back 2 top 30 or higher players? Again, doubtful because Rondo’s contract is such a bargain for the Celtics.

      I’m sure that hypothetically, there might be a deal involving Rondo that would interest Danny but realistically? I dunno – especially when you factor in the more-than-reasonable salary of Rondo, which makes it easier to build a competitive squad with him as the center piece while remaining under the tax threshold.

      Think about it – a veteran, 4 times (I believe, but I could be off) All Star player at less than $15 million/year is almost unheard of. Factor in that he’s a point guard, which is arguably the hardest position to excel at in today’s NBA, and I just don’t see where trading him provides any advantage to a team that wants to rebuild and become competitive as fast as possible.

      • hax

        There’s really not that many PG’s in the league the Celtics would even consider to swap for Rondo. The draft, eh, maybe, but they’d take 5+ years to get anywhere near current Rondo.

        There’s also the last 5 PG champions. Chalmers x2, Kidd, Fisher x2. All of them outside the Top 15 PG in the league at the time of winning. Maybe PG is an overrated position.

no prescription xenical bupropion tab zithromax 500 mg pfizer viagra on line buy deltasone online cipro in south africa purchase viagra without a prescription levitra website orlistat price discount cialis online cialis online us paxil lexapro cheap cialis in uk canadian propecia buy cipro in usa cheap viagra no prescription generic levitra canada viagra tab generic levitra mastercard natural alternative to paroxetine buying viagra from india purchase discount cialis buy prednisone online without a prescription lowest cost levitra best and cheapest viagra pills cialis pricing nolvadex price no prescription how to order cialis online celebrex price where to buy cialis cheap non prescription generic cialis top selling herbal viagra cialis discount overnight viagra sales in uk alternative paxil genuine cialis online viagra online stores online rx diflucan buy cheap generic viagra zithromax dosing how much is accutane cialis com purchase cytotec online azithromycin cheapest cheapest viagra online online pharmacies uk amoxicillin canada diflucan buy daily cialis online accutane oklahoma viagra cheap canada viagra discount sales purchase viagra in uk buy amoxicillin online xenical pharmacy ordering levitra buying viagra online legal cheap authentic viagra one day shipping amoxil side effects viagra how to buy cialis online best best price celebrex generic cialis lowest price buy cialis in canada us cialis propecia mexico online prescription viagra azithromycin purchase online cheap cialis online without a persciption cialis order on line dose amoxicillin levitra canadian cialis canada 5mg celebrex cost australia azithromycin 500 mg viagra online sale buy levitra in europe wellbutrin online pharmacy viagra canada pharmacies order nolvadex viagra professional pfizer cymbalta australia for sale buy online purchase viagra flagyl buy generic cymbalta 20mg wellbutrin online prescription cialis online american internet viagra pharmacy buy cipro online cheap viagra pill viagra approved viagra buy usa side effects for zithromax viagra 25 mg canadian pharmacy cheap generic viagra cipro generic 100mg of paxil real cialis pharmacies herbal alternative to lasix order viagra in canada cipro xr bayer discount clomid levitra online sales cheap levitra prescription cialis brand approved cialis cheap viagra discount generic viagra professional viagra pfizer 50 mg female viagra europe furosemide 40mg tab