Rajon Rondo needs to better understand how his actions affect his standing with Celtics

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Over the past 48 hours, it’s become obvious Rajon Rondo is a significant and rather controversial figure in the Boston sports scene.

There are no middle-of-the-road opinions on the Celtics point guard. The faithful either adore his game, passion, and quirky nature, or they despise him for his arrogance. There is no in-between.

So when the news surfaced that Rondo did not travel with the rest of his teammates to Sacramento for Saturday night’s game, a game he was scheduled to miss because it was the second of a back-to-back set, the criticism came pouring in for his selfishness.

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