Tweet of the Night: Q & A with Rajon Rondo

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Interested in reading the mind of Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo? Rondo, who is usually reserved and doesn’t interact much on social media, does occasionally show up on twitter for random Q & A sessions with his followers. He took some time on Wednesday to answer the many burning questions that fans have for him. During this particular session, Rondo revealed some interesting things like who his favorite players in the NBA are, how his rehab is going, what he thinks

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Evening News: Cavaliers not counting on LeBron; Rondo to miss preseason; Nets cleared in Kirilenko probe

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In today’s news, a Cleveland beat writer gave insight on the Cavaliers’ 2014 free agency plans, Brad Stevens revealed updates on Rajon Rondo’s recovery timetable, and the Brooklyn Nets got cleared of any wrongdoing in the Andrei Kirilenko free agent signing. Cavaliers not expecting LeBron James to return Mary Schmitt Boyer of the Plain Dealer reports that the Cavaliers are not anticipating a reunion with LeBron James next summer in free agency.    Speculation around the league has persisted that James would consider

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Evening News: J.R Smith suspended five games; Rodman meets with Kim Jong Un again; Rondo return date uncertain

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On a slow news day, you have to give thanks for people like J.R. Smith and Dennis Rodman. They break up the mundane — not that the mundane has to be boring (Case in point is the latest of our team previews, this one on the Oklahoma City Thunder. For all published team previews, click here.) Here is the lowdown: Smith gets five game ban J.R Smith has been suspended five games by the NBA for violating the league’s anti-drug policy. Due to the length

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Five Things to Watch: Boston Celtics

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Six years ago, the Boston Celtics opened what was supposed to be a three-year championship window after the acquisitions of Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen. Along with Paul Pierce, the new “Big Three” won one title and could have won two more if they had remained healthy. Like NASA getting extended use out of an aging Mars Rover, the Celtics trudged along as contenders for a few more years. The three-year window was open for a fourth year. Then a fifth.

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May: Celtics-76ers Rivalry Needs a Rebuild on Both Sides

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Less than 14 months ago, the Philadelphia 76ers were four minutes away from a trip to the Eastern Conference Finals. Four players remain from that team. Less than 14 months ago, the Boston Celtics were one win away from a trip to the NBA Finals. Two players remain from that team. The Celtics prevailed against Philadelphia on that Saturday in May, 2012, with Rajon Rondo recording a triple-double after Paul Pierce fouled out with 4:16 to play and the Celtics clinging to

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