Rondo addresses 'annoying' rumors

Updated: February 22, 2014, 1:05 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

LOS ANGELES -- Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo understands that trade rumors are part of the job. That doesn't make it any easier to navigate the NBA trade deadline, even if his name invariably comes up this time of year.

Reflecting on a quiet deadline, one in which his team made no moves, Rondo acknowledged Friday at the team's morning shootaround at the Staples Center that hearing his name in trade rumors still ruffles him no matter how hard he tries to ignore the noise.

"It ...

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