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Farewell, brother #ThankYouRondo

From that dive for the ball against Jason Williams in Game Three of 2010 Eastern Conference Finals to that poster dunk on Chris Bosh that sent Kevin Harlan on video game mode back in 2011, Rondo had given us plenty of moments worth remembering.

But nothing is more precious to me than the times he stood up for Kevin Garnett. Three occasions come to my mind when I think about moments that defined the brotherly relationship between these two great competitors.

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The seemingly inevitable farewell – Goodbye, Rondo

This season had always felt surreal, somehow.

I remember watching the season opener, and being so pumped by the video. It felt like, oh yeah the Celtics are back! It was finally game time.

And then, I realised Rondo wasn’t in that video. At all.

Why wasn’t the captain inside? Rondo, maestro of the amazing and unpredictable? Surely he would have gotten more time on the video than any other player on the team?

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Thank You RR9 – My Favourite Rajon Rondo Memory

‘Playoff Rondo’ is a magical individual. Basketball magic in its purest form.

That is what I will miss the most. With the news coming through yesterday that Rajon Rondo would be traded to Dallas my first thought was that I will never get to see ‘Playoff Rondo’ take over games in green again. This sad realisation was heartbreaking for a self-confessed Rondo lover and defender.

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Green Runs Deep #8 – Pierce Cooper

green-runs-deep_pierceOur eighth edition of ‘Green Runs Deep’ features Pierce Cooper, a Celtics Down Under friend from Sydney, Australia. Pierce is well-known in the Aussie Celtics circles for his passion for the Celtics, his die-hard allegiance to his beloved AFL team, the Sydney Swans, and for his honest appraisals of Brandon Bass. Coops a great guy. Enjoy his story. -AusCelticsFan

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‘Celtics Talk Radio’ episode 48 Rajon Rondo quarterly review (feat. @AusCelticsFan)


The latest episode of ‘Celtics Talk Radio’ with our friends Igor, Alex and Daniel is available online via Blog Talk Radio.

Celtics Down Under’s @AusCelticsFan was a guest on the show, as Rajon Rondo’s current form, and upcoming Max contract situation was discussed.

Click here to listen.

Check it out. Enjoy!

Green Runs Deep #7 – Erin


Our seventh edition of ‘Green Runs Deep’ features Erin, a Celtics Down Under friend from Florida, in the United States of America. Erin is an extremely passionate Celtics fan whom I’ve only recently begun to follow on Twitter. I’m sure glad I did. Not only is she a terrific person but the Celtics are 3-0 when Erin attends games at the TD Garden!! -AusCelticsFan

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