Celtics' Rajon Rondo On Deadline: 'Everybody Was Complaining About Me'

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Saturday March 17th, 2012

Another trade deadline is in the books, and Rajon Rondo is still a Boston Celtic -- but not before every media pundit in town criticized his game and his personality and fueled months of trade speculation. This morning, assured he'd be a Celtic through the rest of this season, Rondo opened up a little and took a jab at his critics.

"I had fun with it," Rondo said, according to ESPN Boston's Chris Forsberg. "Everybody was complaining about me, how my attitude is and stuff like that. I had fun listening to everybody’s opinion that doesn’t know me."

Rondo was rumored in a handful of trades, including to New Orleans for Chris Paul and to Los Angeles for Pau Gasol; meanwhile, critics in Boston defended the potential moves by bashing everything about Rondo from his free-throw shooting to his rocky relationship with coach Doc Rivers.

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