NBA reacts to Rondo injury on Twitter


NBA reacts to Rondo injury on Twitter

Players around the NBA took to Twitter on Sunday in reaction to the news of Rajon Rondo's season-ending ACL injury:

Gotta give well wishes to Rondo. One of my fav players in the world. My prayers r with u lil bro. I'm here if u need me respect Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) January 28, 2013

Tough one today! On to the next one. Hated to hear the news on Rondo though! Don't wish that on no one. Get back healthy LeBron James (@KingJames) January 27, 2013

Man, sad to hear about @rajonrondo tearing his ACL, I wouldn'twish that on my worst enemy...get well soon bro Kevin Durant (@KDTrey5) January 28, 2013

I hope my lil homie get well soon @rajonrondo. Im only a phone call away. Luv bro Kendrick Perkins (@KendrickPerkins) January 28, 2013

Prayers go out to my homie Rondo, strong kid shoot him a tweet to keep pushing if you could!!!! Green nation Courtney Lee (@CourtneyLee2211) January 27, 2013

Prayers go out to Rondo for a speedy recovery and a strong come back John Wall (@John_Wall) January 27, 2013

Great win but tough to hear my bro @rajonrondo will be out...get healthy bro Jeff Green (@unclejeffgreen) January 27, 2013

My prayers go out to Rondo, hope he has a speedy recovery! James Harden (@JHarden13) January 28, 2013

God bless Rajon, pray he has a speedy recovery Anthony Morrow (@MrAnthonyMorrow) January 28, 2013

Prayers to my BFAM 9 RR JR Smith (@TheRealJRSmith) January 27, 2013

Feel horrible for @rajonrondo, I know he will have a quick recovery. Greg Stiemsma (@gregstiemsma) January 27, 2013

Pray for my man rondo please. Get well soon bro Andre Iguodala (@andre) January 27, 2013

Prayers go out to Rondo for a full nd safe recovery !! Bradley Beal (@RealDealBeal23) January 27, 2013

Prayers to Rondo man, terrible seeing a great player go down. Kyrie Irving (@KyrieIrving) January 27, 2013

Terrible news abt @rajonrondo. Speedy recovery chase budinger (@CBudinger) January 27, 2013

Prayers of for Rondo...that AcL injury is the worst Iman Shumpert (@I_Am_Iman) January 27, 2013

Damn...always tough to see and hear about, wishing @rajonrondo a speedy and healthy recovery! Get well soon bro. DeAndre Jordan (@deandrejordan) January 27, 2013

First Celtics practice 'a little different' but 'feels right' for Horford

First Celtics practice 'a little different' but 'feels right' for Horford

WALTHAM, Mass. – NBA players are creatures of habit so you can understand why Al Horford was just a little bit out of his element on his first practice with the Boston Celtics.
After nine seasons with the Atlanta Hawks, Horford hit the free agent market this summer and signed a four-year, $113 million with the Celtics.
Horford acknowledged that his first practice with the Celtics “was a little different” but added, “It’s definitely a weird feeling, but it feels right to be here.”

Players, coaches, national pundits, the list is seemingly endless when it comes to folks who believe Horford is an ideal fit with the Boston Celtics.
“He can do score in the paint, shoot 3s, defend, pass, he can do it all out there,” Amir Johnson told “He’s going to fit in well with us.”
But like any rookie or newcomer to a team, Horford admitted he had some moments when he was a step or two late getting to where he needed to be on the floor.
“We’re running through a lot of plays, a lot of concepts being thrown out,” Horford said. “It’s a matter of getting comfortable with all the sets.”
As much as he will work to figure things out, Horford is wise enough to know he’ll need the help of his new teammates, too.
“I’m going to lean on a lot of the guys,” Horford said. “I’ll definitely ask a lot of questions. Avery (Bradley) already has gotten in my ear, anything I need he’s there for me. I just want to get acclimated as fast as I can.”
Horford also said that head coach Brad Stevens has been extremely helpful in assisting him in speeding up his learning curve.
“Coach (Stevens) is very sharp, very . . .  he explains things well,” Horford said. “He explains things well. He wants practice to move along. The pace of practice, definitely a faster pace.”
But you won’t find Horford complaining.
Horford is clearly excited about starting this new chapter in his basketball career.
“For me it’s more of a relief, finally being here in Boston, house, being settled,” Horford said. “Now we can just focus on the season.”