Report: Celtics ‘pretty pleased’ with return they got in trade for Rajon Rondo


After three years of rumors and shopping him on the open market, the Celtics finally pulled the trigger on a trade that sent their four-time All-Star point guard out of town.

Boston traded Rajon Rondo to Dallas, in exchange for Brandan Wright, Jae Crowder, Jameer Nelson and a future first- and second-round draft pick.

Wright (and potentially Crowder) are the keepers from a player perspective, but overall, the Celtics — now going all-in on a full-fledged rebuild after deciding that Rondo was not in the team’s plans for the future — will value the draft picks out of this deal more than anything else.

And somehow, that means they got plenty in return for a player with Rondo’s resumé.

From Baxter Holmes of

Celtics pretty pleased with the return they got for Rondo.

If that’s true, then the team should be very concerned with those in charge of making…

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