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What was thought would be a title contender in the Windy City is turning into a nightmare.
Following Wednesday’s defeat to the Atlanta Hawks, stars Jimmy Butler and Dwyane Wade both questioned the younger players on the team and their desire to win.
Controversial PG Rajon Rondo fired back at both of them. Today he took to Instagram and praised former Celtics teammates Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett for how they handled business compared to how Jimmy Butler & Wade are attempting to do it.
“When you isolate everyone, you can’t win consistently,” Rondo said on Instagram. “I may be a lot of things, but I’m not a bad teammate. My goal is to pass what I learned along. The young guys work. They show up. They don’t deserve blame. If anything is questionable, it’s the leadership.”
My vets would never go to the media. They would come to the team. My vets didn’t pick and choose when they wanted to bring it. They brought it every time they stepped in the gym whether it was practice or a game. They didn’t take days off. My vets didn’t care about their numbers. My vets played for the team. When we lost, they wouldn’t blame us. They took responsibility and got in the gym. They showed the young guys what it meant to work. Even in Boston when we had the best record in the league, if we lost a game, you could hear a pin drop on the bus. They showed us the seriousness of the game. My vets didn’t have an influence on the coaching staff. They couldn’t change the plan because it didn’t work for them. I played under one of the greatest coaches, and he held everyone accountable. It takes 1-15 to win. When you isolate everyone, you can’t win consistently. I may be a lot of things, but I’m not a bad teammate. My goal is to pass what I learned along. The young guys work. They show up. They don’t deserve blame. If anything is questionable, it’s the leadership.