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Rajon “Playoff Rondo”: Version 2.0

Rajon “Playoff Rondo”: Version 2.0

    This isn’t what we asked for is it? It was December 18, 2014 when the Dallas Mavericks officially acquired Rajon Rondo from the Boston Celtics for Brandan Wright, Jae Crowder, Jameer Nelson, a 2015 first-round draft pick and a future second-round pick. I remember finding out on Twitter at work. They had a…

Rondo Shines in Boston Return

Rondo Shines in Boston Return

  RONDO’S RETURN:   Last night was all about Rajon Rondo.   Over eight seasons, four All-Star appearances and a championship summed up what was an amazing run for Rondo in Boston Celtics green.   The return was everything you could have wanted and more. Boston roared in applause for their point guard when he…

Rondo Returns to Boston for First Time Since Blockbuster Trade

Rondo Returns to Boston for First Time Since Blockbuster Trade

  Boston, Ma.: On Friday night, the Dallas Mavericks (23-10) make their only trip to Boston to take on the Boston Celtics (11-18). This comes only a couple of weeks after the blockbuster trade that brought Rajon Rondo to Dallas in exchange for Jae Crowder, Jameer Nelson and Brandon Wright. The opening game of the…

Mavs Beat Spurs on Happy Rondo Day

Mavs Beat Spurs on Happy Rondo Day

    DALLAS, TX- It was Rajon Rondo Day at the American Airlines Center as the Dallas Mavericks played host to the San Antonio Spurs at the American Airlines Center in the highly anticipated debut of newly acquired point guard Rajon Rondo. The Spurs played tonight’s game without the services of Tim Duncan (rest), Manu…

Mavs Game Day: Rajon Rondo Era Starts Tonight

Mavs Game Day: Rajon Rondo Era Starts Tonight

  It’s been about three days now since the Dallas Mavericks defeated the Detroit Pistons on the second night of a back-to-back. In that span of time leading towards tonight’s game against rival San Antonio, how things have changed.   STORY OF THE NIGHT   Rajon Rondo is a Maverick.   Dallas arguably had the…

Mavs Introduce Rajon Rondo, Dwight Powell

Mavs Introduce Rajon Rondo, Dwight Powell

      Dallas, TX–Today, the Dallas Mavericks introduced point guard Rajon Rondo along with center Dwight Powell in a press conference at the American Airlines Center. Late last night, the Mavs officially acquired Rondo and Powell from the Boston Celtics in exchange for center Brandan Wright, forward Jae Crowder, guard Jameer Nelson, a 2015…

Rondo to the Mavs: Is This Real Life?

Rondo to the Mavs: Is This Real Life?

    Late last night, news broke via Yahoo! Sports and Marc Stein that the Boston Celtics and Dallas Mavericks were involved in “substantive” discussions surrounding a trade for impending free agent points guard Rajon Rondo. Rondo (8.3 PPG, 7.5 RPG, 10.8 APG) has long been the center trade speculation since the Celtics broke up…

Game Night: Mavs Aim For 3-1 Start

Game Night: Mavs Aim For 3-1 Start

  The first week of the NBA Season came to a close yesterday, and the Dallas Mavericks(2-1) have already made an impression. They fell short in San Antonio on opening night in a game that found the Mavericks one Chandler Parsons three pointer from taking down the defending champions. They quickly let that loss go in…

Wrap Up: Mavs Take Down Celtics In Ugly Fashion

Wrap Up: Mavs Take Down Celtics In Ugly Fashion

The Mavs begin their coveted 8-game home stand with an 89-94 win against the Boston Celtics. Luck was not on Boston’s side on St. Patty’s Day, as the Mavs handed the Celtics their fifth consecutive loss. The Game At Hand: Coming off the second of a back-to-back game against the Thunder, the Mavericks obviously went…