|Celtics exercise option on Rajon Rondo for 2008-09|
|Written by Admin|
|Tuesday, 30 October 2007 13:37|
The team is counting on the second-year pro to play that position in a lineup with stars Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Ray Allen. Last season, the 6-foot-1 Rondo started 25 of the 78 games he played and averaged 6.4 points and 3.8 assists.
He entered the 2005 draft after two seasons at Kentucky. The Celtics acquired him in a trade on the night of the draft with the Phoenix Suns in which they also picked up forward Brian Grant for a first-round pick in 2006.