Rajon Rondo is in uniform for pregame warm-ups for the Celtics but won't play tonight. He's "hopeful to play" in the opener next Wednesday.
Sullinger said from last year to this year, Celtics are a different team. Points out a new mindset for Stevens too.
James Young and Dwight Powell both among Celtics getting early work in as I arrive at Garden. Stevens wants an extended look at both tonight
Scal calls Rondo smartest player he's ever played with. “The Celtics still look at him as the guy who can lead them to a championship ...”
This is a far different media landscape than what existed when, say, the Celtics were tanking for Oden, or the Cavs LeBron.
Looks like the Boston Celtics trade w/ the Detroit Pistons was a little more complicated than originally thought re: use of trade exceptions