The Celtics, who reached out to Isaiah Thomas as soon as free agency opened, have reportedly been in talks with the Kings about acquiring Rajon Rondo recently.
The Celtics have not abandoned hope of finding a big-name player to go with Rajon Rondo just yet.
Mark Heisler is reporting that the Celtics might be inclined to trade Rajon Rondo to the Kings for the No. 8 pick.
Rajon Rondo hinted in a recent interview that the Celtics might be making a play for Carmelo Anthony.
If the Celtics can't acquire Kevin Love, they could trade away Rajon Rondo and continue the rebuilding process, according to the Boston Herald.
Coach Brad Stevens said Rajon Rondo is "anxious" to play next season.
Rajon Rondo is hopeful that the Celtics can make some big changes this summer that will get them back on a winning track.
Rajon Rondo indicated in a recent interview that his preference would be to remain in Boston.
Rajon Rondo said he talked to Kevin Love for "39 seconds" on Sunday and did not make a sales pitch.
According to Celtics writer Steve Bulpett, Rajon Rondo "may be more available [in trades] now than ever before."
Coach Brad Stevens believes Rajon Rondo will have a "monster year" in 2014-15.
Rajon Rondo, Jared Sullinger, Kris Humphries and Jerryd Bayless will not play against the Wizards on Wednesday.
Rajon Rondo returned to the lineup on Monday vs. the Sixers, scoring eight points with 11 boards, 14 assists and two steals in 35 minutes.
Rajon Rondo (shin) will start against the Sixers on Monday.