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Your daily Rajon Rondo update: With LeBron James

Posted By Ben Rohrbach On September 14, 2011 @ 12:04 pm In General | 2 Comments

What, does Rajon Rondo [1] have a private jet or something? One second the Inside Track has the Celtics [2] point guard eating at Stephanie’s on Newbury in Boston over the weekend, and the next second LeBron James [3] is tweeting around midnight on Tuesday about how he just got done practicing with the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team, along with Wildcats alumni Rondo, Eric Bledsoe and DeMarcus Cousins [4].

If you’ll remember, Rondo defended the Heat forward on several occasions this past season. In one instance, Rondo sparked a 20-3 run [5] on his way to a triple-double during an 85-82 Celtics win. Of guarding James, Rondo said in February, “I was just trying to cut the head off the horse, just wanted to change the tempo of the game.”

Added Celtics coach Doc Rivers [6], “That matchup made no sense, honestly. And it hurt us a couple times. The only thing I saw honestly is that it gave us life. Because he was trying so hard and working so hard, it just sort of forced everybody else to join in. And even Lawrence [Frank] was like, ‘€˜We can’€™t do this!’€™ And I said, ‘€˜You’re right, but we’re just going to keep doing it.’€™ And it was good for us.”

As much as James is disliked by fans, it doesn’t appear many players hold any ill will towards him. As always, here’s the quick rundown of what has been an extremely busy offseason for Rondo …


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[1] Rajon Rondo: http://media.weei.com/basketball/rajon-rondo.htm

[2] Celtics: http://media.weei.com/basketball/boston-celtics.htm

[3] LeBron James: http://media.weei.com/basketball/lebron-james.htm

[4] DeMarcus Cousins: http://media.weei.com/basketball/demarcus-cousins.htm

[5] sparked a 20-3 run: http://greenstreet.weei.com/sports/boston/basketball/celtics/2011/02/13/rajon-rondo-gets-inside-the-heads-of-the-heat/

[6] Doc Rivers: http://media.weei.com/basketball/doc-rivers.htm

[7] Louisville: http://media.weei.com/ncaa/louisville-cardinals.htm

[8] 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/

[9] 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/

[10] 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/

[11] 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/

[12] John Calipari alerted us: http://greenstreet.weei.com/sports/boston/basketball/celtics/2011/07/29/your-daily-rajon-rondo-update-back-to-school/

[13] John Wall: http://media.weei.com/basketball/john-wall.htm

[14] attended Patriots training camp: http://greenstreet.weei.com/sports/boston/basketball/celtics/2011/08/01/your-daily-rajon-rondo-update-at-patriots-practice/

[15] Bill Belichick: http://media.weei.com/football/bill-belichick.htm

[16] Vince Wilfork: http://media.weei.com/football/vince-wilfork.htm

[17] Chad Ochocinco: http://media.weei.com/football/chad-ochocinco.htm

[18] 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

[19] Kendrick Perkins: http://media.weei.com/basketball/kendrick-perkins.htm

[20] Rondo told reporters: http://www.weei.com/sports/boston/this-just-in/21129806/rondo-undecided-overseas-option

[21] arrested for public intoxication: http://www.weei.com/sports/boston/this-just-in/21129836/reports-perkins-arrested-hometown

[22] playing for a team: http://greenstreet.weei.com/sports/boston/basketball/celtics/2011/08/16/10-things-i-heard-about-celtics-ii/

[23] John Wall: http://media.weei.com/basketball/john-wall-wizards.htm

[24] praised his leadership: http://community.lex18.com/acutler/?p=1123

[25] Shaquille O’Neal: http://media.weei.com/basketball/shaquille-oneal.htm

[26] a President Barack Obama quip: http://greenstreet.weei.com/sports/boston/basketball/celtics/2011/08/17/president-obama-why-doesnt-ray-allen-teach-rajon-rondo-to-shoot/

[27] the King of the Rock 1-on-1 basketball tournament: http://greenstreet.weei.com/sports/boston/basketball/celtics/2011/08/19/your-daily-rajon-rondo-update-on-alcatraz/

[28] work on his jumper: http://greenstreet.weei.com/sports/boston/basketball/celtics/2011/09/02/your-daily-rajon-rondo-update-cornhole-dominance/

[29] fascinating Facebook chat: http://greenstreet.weei.com/sports/boston/basketball/celtics/2011/09/08/20-things-we-learned-from-rajon-rondos-facebook-chat/

[30] Rondo passing drill videos: http://greenstreet.weei.com/sports/boston/basketball/celtics/2011/09/13/10-things-i-heard-about-celtics-vi/

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