The Rise of Camp Rondo
In 2002, thousands gathered from around Louisville to see the most prolific guard in the city. Rajon Rondo and Eastern High School took to the hardwood against Pleasure Ridge Park in a game where Rondo gave an epic performance scoring 43 points in a triple overtime thriller.
Now, 14 years later, the four-time NBA All Star and 2008 NBA Champion is still leaving a special mark in the hearts of many through Camp Rondo…. READ MORE
Russell’s former coach proud to see his success
Central’s Doug Bibby, who coached Russell during his freshman season before he left to play for a Florida prep school, said Friday at Rajon Rondo’s annual youth basketball camp that he considers Russell a part of the family and was overjoyed to see him drafted No. 2 by the Los Angeles Lakers… READ MORE
Q&As: Ulis, Poythress on draft, next year
University of Kentucky basketball players Tyler Ulis and Alex Poythress made an appearance at Rajon Rondo’s Camp Rondo at Mid-American Sports Center on Friday afternoon to sign autographs for young campers. They also spoke with reporters about the Wildcats’ big Thursday night at the NBA draft and their thoughts on the upcoming season. Poythress discussed his rehab from ACL surgery and said he’s been told he should be cleared by late August. Here’s everything they had to say, first with Ulis… READ MORE
Rajon Rondo’s basketball camp has special feel
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The line to the best basketball camp in America, as its founder Rajon Rondo likes to call it, starts forming around 7:45 a.m., before the sun really starts cooking during the annual furnace of a southern summer.
Scores of boys and girls ages 6 through 16 don Celtics No. 9 jerseys and shirts, green socks, shorts, shoes, wristbands, and headbands. Around 8 a.m., the MidAmerica Sports Center, a large complex featuring five full-length basketball courts, opens its doors. An hour later, another day at Camp Rondo, now in its eighth year, begins… READ MORE