This Looks Like The Year The Celtics Finally Trade Rajon Rondo

Swapping Rajon Rondo trade rumors is America's oldest and most treasured holiday tradition. But this year, the Celtics' last chance to get something for their star point guard, it seems like it's actually going to happen. Last night, all around the same time, seemingly every NBA beat guy began reporting that talks on… » 12/18/14 8:58am 12/18/14 8:58am

Rajon Rondo's Free Throw Shooting Is Historically Awful So Far

Rajon Rondo has never been a great free-throw shooter. Coming into the 2014-15 season his career average was 62.1 percent—substandard for a point guard—but so far this season, Rondo has been a calamity. He's shot a horrendous 9-30 (30.0 percent) clip from the "charity stripe" in his 15 games played. This is… » 12/05/14 5:21pm 12/05/14 5:21pm

Rajon Rondo Says He's A Nap-Time Decision For Home Opener

Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo's status for Wednesday's season opener is still in question due to a broken hand he suffered after slipping in the shower. Rondo's hand is mostly healed, but there's still a chance he won't be able to go at tip-off. Naturally, people have a lot of questions about his injury, but don't… » 10/28/14 3:36pm 10/28/14 3:36pm

Boston Celtics Sign Evan Turner, Because Not Enough People Hated Them

After a season in which their bottomed-out squad of plucky nobodies occasionally showed admirable spunk under first-year coach Brad Stevens, the Boston Celtics evidently decided they'd had enough of this not-being-hated-by-literally-everyone crap, and went out and signed ball-pounding avatar of hopelessness Evan… » 7/21/14 6:35pm 7/21/14 6:35pm

Here's How You Know These Aren't Your Father's Celtics And Lakers

At 19-37, only the Sixers, Bucks and Magic are worse than the Celtics in the East. Things are actually worse for the 19-36 Lakers who, thanks to Sacramento, can at least say they are not the worst team in the West. Mike D'Antoni has used sixed different starting point guards and 28 different starting lineups. The… » 2/22/14 9:39am 2/22/14 9:39am

You Know Who Also Untied His Opponent's Shoes? Larry Bird

So it turns out that J.R. Smith isn't the only basketball player to have untied an opponent's shoes during free throws. A couple decades ago, another trash-talking, non-urban volume shooter pulled the same stunt, and somehow managed not to get written up by a professional sportswriter as a cross between Curly Neal and… » 1/13/14 4:47pm 1/13/14 4:47pm