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Source: Rondo, Celts $10 million-$15 million apart

A source close to the situation has told Jeff Goodman of WEEI.com and FoxSports.com that the Celtics [1] offered point guard Rajon Rondo [2] a contract extension worth five years and $45 million, with Rondo’s representatives asking for between $55 million-$60 million over the same number of years. The Celtics presented their offer to Rondo’s reps in a meeting, Monday night. Rondo is eligible to become a restricted free agent at the end of the 2009-10 season.

For what a Rondo deal would mean for the Celtics, click here. [3]