With Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, and Jason Terry now gone, Rajon Rondo has suddenly emerged as the veteran leader of the Celtics locker room.
The Celtics have reached a crossroads. The personalities of Doc Rivers, Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, and Ray Allen are no longer walking through that door.
It’s not easy to be a rookie head coach. Add in big personalities like Deron Williams and Joe Johnson, the challenge increases tenfold.