The title of Funniest Boston Celtic has changed hands several times over the last few years. Mickael Pietrus probably deserved the honor this season. Last season it may have been Shaq or Nate Robinson. Even KG has his moments.
Rajon Rondo, on the other hand, has never even been in the discussion. But he did his best to make people laugh last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live.
Rondo squared off with Tyson Chandler in a recurring game Kimmel calls Skype Scavenger Hunt. Without spoiling it, the segment gives us an inside look at Rondo's reading list, the oddest decoration in his home, and what he might wear in the shower. He's not particularly hysterical, but Kimmel makes this pretty funny.
Here's the clip:
Evan Turner is leaving the Celtics after agreeing to a four-year, $75 million deal with the Portland Trail Blazers, Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo’s The Vertical reported.
There were plenty of teams seeking Turner’s services once NBA free agency began on Friday.
NEW YORK — O.J. Mayo has been dismissed and disqualified from the NBA for violating the terms of the league’s anti-drug program.
The NBA said Friday the No. 3 overall pick in the 2008 draft out of USC is eligible to apply for reinstatement in two years.
Mayo spent the past three seasons with the Milwaukee Bucks. He averaged 7.8 points in 41 games last season, including 24 starts.
According to rules of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program, information regarding the testing or treatment of a player can’t be disclosed by the league, his team or the union.
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Here’s the official release from the NBA:
NEW YORK, July 1, 2016 – The NBA announced today that free agent O.J. Mayo has been dismissed and disqualified from the league for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program.
Under the Anti-Drug Program, Mayo is eligible to apply for reinstatement in two years.
The NBA, NBA teams, and the Players Association are prohibited from publicly disclosing information regarding the testing or treatment of any NBA player under the Anti-Drug Program, other than to announce a player's suspension or dismissal from the league.
Celtics 2016 draft picks Jaylen Brown, Guerschon Yabusele, Ben Bentil, Demetrius Jackson and Abdel Nader will join last year’s rookies R.J. Hunter, Terry Rozier, and Jordan Mickey on the Celtics Summer League roster, which the team announced Friday.
Danny Ainge had mentioned after the draft he wasn’t sure about No. 16 overall pick Yabusele, from France, or No. 23 pick Ante Zizic’s availability for the Summer League. Zizic, from Croatia, is not on the roster.
2014 draft pick James Young is also among those on the roster.
The Utah Summer League begins on Monday, with a game against the Philadelphia 76ers at 7 p.m. (on CSN) and the Las Vegas Summer League runs from July 9-18.