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What to do with Rajon Rondo?

12/6/2013 - NBA Rajon Rondo Boston Celtics + more
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This wasn't the plan. More than a month into the 2013-14 season, the Boston Celtics find themselves in first place in the Atlantic Division. At 8-12, the Celtics haven't dramatically exceeded expectations, but the inept Atlantic has put their plans of starting their rebuilding process with a lottery pick in some question.

In turn, the chance of a playoff run might affect Boston's plans for point guard Rajon Rondo, who is a possible trade candidate after he returns from his ACL injury. Let's assess the Celtics' options.