Last year, Rajon Rondo and Red Bull teamed up in a big way to give back to the City of Boston by creating Boston’s Got Wings. For every steal Rondo recorded (153 in only 68 games), $500 was donated to the Boston Parks and Recreation Department to refurbish basketball courts throughout the city, netting the parks $76,500.
Rondo, Red Bull and Boston’s Got Wings is back this season, and it’s even bigger and better than last year. Read More »
You might wonder how a random Tuesday in the middle of the lockout is one of the shining moments from Dime’s illustrious 10-year history. But for those that were in attendance at Malcolm X Park in Roxbury, Mass. yesterday, they know that basketball is more than a game. Read More »
If you’re a regular reader of this site, you know that we are champions of Rajon Rondo and his partnership with Red Bull and Boston’s Got Wings. It is a program that sees $500 donated to Boston’s Parks and Recreation Department for every steal Rondo gets during the season. Those funds are then used to refurbish city basketball courts in need of repair. At every 30-steal milestone, funding is allocated to a park decided by community voting. Thanks to Rajon, some high-traffic courts in the shadow of Fenway Park are about to get a makeover. Read More »
Since Rajon Rondo returned from his ankle injury, he has been a problem for opposing teams, with his monster 12-point, 10-rebound, 22-assist, 6-steal ripping of the Spurs last Wednesday serving as Exhibit A. Just in terms of steals, Rondo has 13 in his last three games alone.
During his 5-steal barrage against Chicago over the weekend, Rondo blew past the 60-steal mark for the season. That’s significant because it marks the next milestone in the great Boston’s Got Wings program that is being spearheaded by Rondo and Red Bull and directly benefiting the basketball playing community of Boston. Read More »