Rondo replaces Curry in All-Star Skills Challenge

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Rondo replaces Curry in All-Star Skills Challenge

ORLANDO, Fla. For a guy who just a few days ago wasn't good enough to be an All-star, Rajon Rondo has certainly become a man in demand.

In addition to being an injury replacement for the Eastern Conference all-star team, the Boston Celtics guard is now participate in the Taco Bell Skills Challenge.

Rondo, who will be making his third straight all-star appearance, will replace Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry who is out with a strained tendon in his right foot.

Celtics take Semi Ojeleye at No. 37

Celtics take Semi Ojeleye at No. 37

The Celtics drafted SMU junior wing Semi Ojeleye with the 32nd overall pick of Thursday’s draft. 

Ojeleye, whom The Ringer’s draft guide compared to current Celtic Jae Crowder, averaged 18.9 points and 6.8 rebounds a game in his final season at SMU. He was considered one of CSNNE’s pre-draft sleepers. 

After taking Jayson Tatum and Ojeleye, the C’s have two picks remaining. They’ll select 53rd and 56th overall.