Marcin Gortat is the starting center. Multiple league sources, as late as Friday night, told CSNmidatlantic.om that it’s not in the cards to make a move with the 6-11 center because of Ian Mahinmi’s signing (four years, $64 million). Of course, it’s never safe to say never but as for now that appears to be the case.
September 30, 2016 | 6:54 pm EDT Update
Rondo and Wade have tried to defuse that, even though it’s only at the words stage. “It’s important because all egos have to go out the window,” Rondo told NBA.com Monday at media day. “I wanted to play with a competitor, a warrior beside me. Based on the years I played against Jimmy, I felt like he was the best fit.”