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Rondo: "I feel like we can win any game. ... Being able to play with future Hall of Famers, a great coach ... I'm fired up and ready to go."
Rondo says he looks forward to defending the West PGs. "I have to bring it every night."
"I see him as a guy who hasn't reached his ceiling. " -- Rick Carlisle on Rondo
Carlisle compares Rondo and Jason Kidd: "They're two of the most resourceful guys with the ball."
Carlisle: "This is a big day in our franchise's history. It's a blockbuster trade."
Alexey Shved must be thanking his lucky stars being released from Siberia, er, Philadelphia.
Presser is underway...
So excited for some holiday fun with my teammates!
Rajon Rondo will wear No. 9. Dwight Powell will wear No. 8.
Being told it's on NBATV as well
I assume all local sports radio outlets will carry it as well. Still waiting. No word on start time
Dallas traffic has held up the start of the Rajon Rondo/Dwight Powell press conference, which was supposed to start at 4:45.
Bit of a delay, physicals, Fri afternoon traffic etc... So Rondo press conference looking more like 5pm
Rondo/Powell press conference about to get underway. Quotes forthcoming...
It's safe to say that Rajon Rondo will be one of the most highly sought-after free agents in the NBA next summer.
Dirk on Rondo: "We got to keep moving and get used to probably some crazy passes that we haven’t seen around here in awhile."
"He’s a one-man fast break. He gets the ball out in transition, always has his head up, can make any pass in the game." -- Tyson on Rondo
Chandler Parsons on Rajon Rondo: "I think we’ll feed off of each other and make the game easy for each other. I think it’s a perfect it.”
"Anytime you can bring in an elite point guard like him, it’s going to be beneficial to your team.'' -- Chandler Parsons on Rajon Rondo
Dirk on Rondo: "Anytime you have a chance to grab a top point guard in this league, you got to go for it.''
Twitter wars are funny.
“Anytime you have a chance to grab a top point guard in this league, you got to go for it.'' -- Dirk on Rondo
Dirk on Rondo: "He's one of the smartest players there is on the court. He's a pass-first guy, so we should all enjoy playing with him."
Dirk: "Anytime you have a chance to grab a top PG in this league, you've got to go for it. I think [Rondo] is a competitor. He's a warrior."
Dirk on Rondo: "We're going to tell him to do what he does, and that's make guys better. ... Get his teammates involved. Find me a lot."
Tyson Chandler on the trade: "I'm glad that this happened now. ... At the end of the year, it'll be like [Rondo] has been here for years."
Carlisle post practice on possibly of Rondo playing tomorrow "We think he will but we're not sure"
Rick Carlisle says it's a "good chance" Rondo plays Saturday vs. the Spurs.
There will be a press conference with Mavs brass & Rajon Rondo at 4:45 this afternoon. Surely to be carried by multiple media outlets
For those asking, Rajon Rondo is expected to arrive in Dallas this afternoon and take his physical before meeting with the media.
It's scary to think how many trailer threes Dirk will get with Rondo leading the break and Monta and Parsons running on the wings. Scary.
Thank goodness TOR & CHI lost on final night last season, allowed Mavs to convey pick from Odom trade & be in position for move like this
“Rondo has championship experience. The last time he played with dangerous weapons he won a championship." -- TNT' Shaquille O'Neal
"You're going to go to bed at 10 o'clock when you get to Dallas. There's no late-night movie.'' -- TNT analyst Kenny Smith on opposing PGs
Rondo has 3 triple-doubles this yr. The other players in the NBA have combined for 7 triple-doubles, including 2 by Michael Carter-Williams.
Rondo is a beast as a defender and a passer. He can't shoot very well, but his basketball IQ is off the charts.
BREAKING: All-Star Game will now be West Shirts vs West Skins.
Excited to see how many times Rick Carlisle uses the word "resourceful" in the next few days when describing Rondo .
Hey, whattya know, the Bucks are playing the Kings.
I can't wait to relax, go crazy, not stress and have bomb birthday weekend with my girls!...life will be perf
I look forward to building something special in Dallas.
Years w/ the Celtics, fans and city. The opportunity to play with guys like Dirk, Monta, Tyson and the young talent of Chandler is exciting
They are some of the hardest working guys I have played with and I wish them the best. I've experienced my most successful and challenging
And supportive fans in the league is unmatched. My teammates have shown nothing but heart the last couple of seasons.
My time in Boston has meant so much. I've grown up with this city both as a basketball player and person. The love I have for the most loyal
Monta Ellis was a guy with character before he came to Dallas, and it's working fine. Rondo also has some character issues.
Triple-doubles the past two-plus seasons: Rondo 9, Durant 6, Noah 6, LeBron 5, Stephenson 5. Rondo missed 96 games the past 2 years (ACL).
Holy... didn't realize Durant had 30 of Thunder's 63 points in 1st half. Hope his ankle is OK. When's Nike gonna make those KD's in hi-top?
Durant helped off after twisting right ankle. Leads to quiet end to insane half: Warriors 65, Thunder 63.
OKC started on 30-13 run. GS answers with 47-22 run. Jesus.