Although the NBA's free agency period doesn't officially begin until Dec. 9, the NBA has notified teams that they can start talking with agents as early as Wednesday.
When it comes to fast starts, there are few who do it better than the Boston Celtics.
CAMBRIDGE It was a charity basketball game, so the usual rules of engagement - you know, like defense, boxing out, rebounding, that kind of stuff - were tossed out the window.
BOSTON Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo is no different than most of the NBA's young superstars.
Having the first two weeks of the NBA season wiped out is one thing.
But now Christmas games, too?