Comcast SportsNet today announced that Celtics’ point guard Rajon Rondo, as well as Celtics President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge and former Celtic Chris Herren, will join the network as guest on-air color commentators for upcoming out-of-town Celtics telecasts.
Rondo will join Comcast SportsNet play-by-play commentator Mike Gorman on-air on Monday, March 31st as the Celtics take on the Chicago Bulls at the United Center in Chicago. He will fill in as color commentator for the first quarter of the game while Tommy Heinsohn breaks the game down from the CSN studios in Boston during Pre-Game, Halftime, and Post-Game. Cedric Maxwell will join Gorman after Rondo departs.
Ainge and Herren will together join Gorman as guest color commentators for upcoming games in April. Both Ainge and Herren will be part of a 3-man booth for the April 9th Celtics @ Hawks matchup and the April 14th Celtics @ Sixers telecast. Herren will also be a solo guest with Gorman for the April 12th Celtics @ Cavaliers matchup.
Throughout the season, Comcast SportsNet has featured several guest color commentators, including: Bill Simmons, Jackie MacMullan, P.J. Carlesimo, Cedric Maxwell, Dave Cowens, and others. All have joined Comcast SportsNet for road games when Heinsohn has stayed in Boston to do studio programming.