Celtic's Legends

  • Kevin Garnett was born

    Kevin Garnett was born
    Kevin Garnett was born on May 19, 1976 in Greenville, South Carolina. Garnett is currently 36 years old.
  • Rajon Rondo was born

    Rajon Rondo was born
    Click here to see the official Rajon Rondo websiteRajon Rondo was born on February 22, 1986 in Louisville Kentucky. He is currently 27 years old and plays for the Boston Celtics.
  • Garnett goes to high school

    Garnett goes to high school
    Garnett played for Mauldin High School for three years and then transferred to Farragut Career Academy in Chicago, Illinois for his senior year of high school. Garnett was named National High School Player of the Year, Mr. Basketball for the State of Illinois, and the Most Outstanding Player at the McDonald's All-American Game.
  • Kevin Garnett enters the NBA

    Kevin Garnett enters the NBA
    Garnett was drafted with the fifth pick of the 1995 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves. He became the first player to be drafted directly out of high school since 1975. Garnett was voted to the All-Rookie Second Team and was the youngest player in the NBA at that time, 19 years and 11 months.
  • Rondo goes to high school

    Rondo goes to high school
    Rajon Rondo went to Louisville's Eastern High School for 3 years. Rondo earned All-State honors and was named the 7th Region Player of the Year. He then transferred to Virginia's Oak Hill Academy. At Oak Hill Academy, Rondo set the all time assists per game and assists per season.
  • Rondo goes to college

    Rondo goes to college
    Rondo comitted to the University of Kentucky and played there for two years. He set the Wildcat records for the most single-season steals, the most rebounds in a single game, and also an assist record. As a freshman he was named to the SEC All-Freshman Team and as a sophomore he was named to the Men's Under 21 World Championship Team in which they won the gold medal.
  • Rajon Rondo gets drafted

    Rajon Rondo gets drafted
    Click here to read about Rondo's draftRajon Rondo was picked 21st in the 2006 NBA Draft to the Phoenix Suns. He was then traded to the Celtics. He was the first point guard selected in the draft.
  • Rajon Rondo plays his first NBA game

    Rajon Rondo plays his first NBA game
    While coming off the bench, Rondo managed to score a career-high 23 points against the Toronto Raptors, and recorded his first career double-double in a road losing effort against the Washington Wizards in his rookie year. Rondo ranked in the top ten in the NBA in steals and also ranked in the top ten among rookies in several other categories, including first in steals, second in assists and sixth in minutes.
  • Kevin Garnett was traded to the Boston Celtics

    Kevin Garnett was traded to the Boston Celtics
    Click here to read about the Kevin Garnett's tradeKevin Garnett was traded to the Boston Celtics in 2007 in exchange for 7 other players. The 7-for-1 deal constitutes the largest number of players traded for a single player in league history. This trade would add to the superstar team of Paul Pierce and Ray Allen, which spectators nicknamed "The Big Three".
  • Teamwork

    Teamwork
    With Rondo now starting instead of coming off the bench, Rondo and Garnett make many conections. The team would go on to do great things.
  • Kevin Garnett wins his first ring

    Kevin Garnett wins his first ring
    The Celtics win their 17th franchise championship in 2008, with Rondo, Garnett, Pierce, and Allen. Garnett was named Defensive Player of the Year, this was the only major award a Celtic player had not claimed since the franchise's foundation in 1946. Garnett finally clutched his 1st ring a long with Rondo.
  • Rajon Rondo wins his first ring

    Rajon Rondo wins his first ring
    Rajon Rondo won his first ring at a young 21 years old. Rondo would go on to lead the team as the starting point guard.
  • Garnett becomes the youngest player to reach 1,000 career games

    Garnett becomes the youngest player to reach 1,000 career games
    Garnett reached 1,000 career games on October 31, 2008 as a Celtic. He was 32 years and 165 days old.
  • Rondo tears his ACL

    Rondo tears his ACL
    Click here to read more about Rondo's ACL injuryRondo tore his ACL in his right knee on January 28. This set the Celtics behind for the season because they did not have a point guard that had played all year. Rondo underwent surgery shortly after and is exoected to be back next season.
  • Celtic's Era may be coming to an end

    Celtic's Era may be coming to an end
    Click here to read about the Celtics vs Knicks seriesRay Allen left for the Heat last year, Rondo is hurt, and there are rumors of Garnett and Pierce retiring as Celtics. On May 3 the Garnett and Pierce could have played their last NBA game as the Knicks defeated them 4-2.