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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…

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…

MGN: Crucial Home Stretch Begins As Mavs Take On Celtics

MGN: Crucial Home Stretch Begins As Mavs Take On Celtics

The Dallas Mavericks (40-27) were handed a gift heading into last night’s matchup against the Oklahoma City Thunder (48-18), and took full advantage of it. Missing Russell Westbrook, Kendrick Perkins, and Thabo Sefolosha, the Thunder were no match for the well balanced Mavericks attack. Today, they will begin their long 8-game home stand as they take on the…

Mavs Pre-Season 4 Days Away – A Look Back At Michael Finley

Mavs Pre-Season 4 Days Away – A Look Back At Michael Finley

Can you feel it Mavs fans? We are only 4 days away from the pre-season tip-off. Who else to represent that number than one of the greatest Mavericks ever to play, Michael Finley. Finley was drafted by the Phoenix Suns with the 21st overall pick in 1995. He played for the University of Wisconsin, where…