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Your daily Rajon Rondo update: With Kendrick Perkins
Posted By Ben Rohrbach On August 10, 2011 @ 8:23 am In General | 1 Comment
Of course, it’s only for one day — Friday at 1 p.m. — in the Ozen (Beaumont, Texas) High gymnasium where Perkins played prior to joining the Celtics  as the No. 27 overall pick in the 2003 NBA draft.
With As the culmination of a three-day basketball camp in his hometown, Perkins will host a celebrity all-star game , featuring former C’s teammate Rondo, current Thunder teammates Kevin Durant , James Harden  and Eric Maynor as well as Bucks guard Stephen Jackson .
With the news that Durant just began negotiations on a potential deal  to play alongside Deron Williams in Turkey, you can bet news outlets will be making the 90-minute trek from Houston to Beaumont.
Houston native Jackson and Rondo have long been friends of Perkins, also attending the former Celtics center’s 2009 bachelor party and wedding . And it appears Perk’s become fast friends with Durant, Harden and Maynor after being traded to Oklahoma City in February and playing just 34 games with his new team.
The news is just one more encouraging sign that Rondo — who tweeted a photo on Tuesday of his healing dislocated left elbow, knees and ankles wrapped after a lengthy workout — is on schedule to be NBA game ready when the lockout ends. Here’s a quick rundown of Rondo’s busy offseason schedule so far …
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URLs in this post:
 Kendrick Perkins: http://media.weei.com/basketball/kendrick-perkins.htm
 Rajon Rondo: http://media.weei.com/basketball/rajon-rondo.htm
 Celtics: http://media.weei.com/basketball/boston-celtics.htm
 will host a celebrity all-star game: http://www.beaumontenterprise.com/sports/hs/article/Kendrick-Perkins-to-host-NBA-Celebrity-game-in-1797963.php
 Kevin Durant: http://media.weei.com/basketball/kevin-durant.htm
 James Harden: http://media.weei.com/basketball/james-harden.htm
 Stephen Jackson: http://media.weei.com/basketball/stephen-jackson.htm
 a potential deal: http://espn.go.com/nba/story/_/id/6848759/oklahoma-city-thunder-kevin-durant-early-stages-contract-negotiations-turkish-team-agent-says
 2009 bachelor party and wedding: http://deadspin.com/5793919
 Louisville: http://media.weei.com/ncaa/louisville-cardinals.htm
 revealing to reporters: http://greenstreet.weei.com/sports/boston/basketball/celtics/2011/07/14/rajon-rondo-its-the-worst-pain-ive-ever-been-in-playing-ball/
 Rondo told Yahoo! Sports: http://greenstreet.weei.com/sports/boston/basketball/celtics/2011/07/26/rajon-rondo-and-his-celtics-teammates-let-the-kendrick-perkins-trade-get-into-their-heads/
 evidence of Rondo’s healing elbow: http://greenstreet.weei.com/sports/boston/basketball/celtics/2011/07/27/rajon-rondo-can-bend-his-elbow-just-fine/
 playing in an August 15 exhibition game: http://greenstreet.weei.com/sports/boston/basketball/celtics/2011/07/28/impromptu-irish-coffee-the-next-bill-russell/
 Kentucky: http://media.weei.com/basketball/john-wall-wizards.htm
 John Calipari alerted us: http://greenstreet.weei.com/sports/boston/basketball/celtics/2011/07/29/your-daily-rajon-rondo-update-back-to-school/
 John Wall: http://media.weei.com/basketball/john-wall.htm
 attended Patriots training camp: http://greenstreet.weei.com/sports/boston/basketball/celtics/2011/08/01/your-daily-rajon-rondo-update-at-patriots-practice/
 Bill Belichick: http://media.weei.com/football/bill-belichick.htm
 Vince Wilfork: http://media.weei.com/football/vince-wilfork.htm
 Chad Ochocinco: http://media.weei.com/football/chad-ochocinco.htm
 he revealed to ESPN.com: http://espn.go.com/boston/nba/story/_/id/6827948/rajon-rondo-full-range-motion-swollen-elbow?campaign=rss&source=NBAHeadlines
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