How big of a loss is Rondo to the Celtics?

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How big of a loss is Rondo to the Celtics?

WEEI's Cedric Maxwell and Sports Illustrated's Ian Thomsen were both at the TD Garden on Sunday when news broke that Rajon Rondo had suffered a torn ACL and would miss the remainder of the season.

The two took a short trip over to the CSNNE headquarters after the game to talk about what's next for the Celtics without Rondo this season.

"It's devastating when you lose a guy like Rondo," Maxwell said. "He does so many things for you. He really attacks the rim. He's your facilitator. He sets the table for everybody else ... who's going to step up next and take his place? That's going to be huge."

The Celtics are going to have to dig deep without their All-Star guard, and may have to rely on their other All-Stars to do more. But how long can that last for?

"They have to play more and more through Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, who are 36, 35 years old, and they haven't missed a game yet this year," Thomsen said. "Do we really think they're going to go the whole way through at their age not missing a game all year? It's going to be real interesting the second half of the year."

Check out the video for much more.

BOSTON SPORTS TONIGHT PODCAST: Is trading for Paul George worth the risk?

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BOSTON SPORTS TONIGHT PODCAST: Is trading for Paul George worth the risk?

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0:41 - Michael Holley, Kayce Smith and Tom Giles recap their thoughts on drafting Jayson Tatum and trade rumors involving the Celtics.

6:21 - Ian Thomsen joins BST to discuss if it would be worth trading for Paul George as a one-year rental and if there would be a chance he could still around long-term if traded to Boston.

11:13 - Evan Drellich joins BST to talk about Rick Porcello’s outing, the Red Sox offense coming to life, and Doug Fister being claimed by the Red Sox. 

15:10 - Kyle Draper and A. Sherrod Blakely look back at the Celtics/Nets trade, what the assets have turned into, and if Danny Ainge has done a good job turning those assets into players. 

Jae Crowder was liking a lot of negative tweets while Paul George rumors swirled

Jae Crowder was liking a lot of negative tweets while Paul George rumors swirled

While rumors were swirling about a possible Paul George deal on draft night, a bunch of people were tweeting at Jae Crowder, ready to send him to Indiana in a deal.

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Crowder, who isn't shy on social media, liked the series of tweets, perhaps saving them as motivation for later.

Crowder had a couple noteworthy moments on Twitter this past season. The first was when he fired back at Celtics fans after the TD Garden cheered for Jazz forward Gordon Hayward. He also exchanged comments with Devin Booker after the Suns guard's 70-point game against the Celtics