WALTHAM -- Paul Pierce was never concerned that Rajon Rondo was leaving Boston.
"I knew he wasn’t going to be traded," Pierce said on Tuesday afternoon while at his Nike-sponsored Paul Pierce Skills Academy for the top college and high school players at his position. "But that’s the fun part about the summer. All the rumors.
"Danny (Ainge) told me and told Kevin (Garnett)," he added. "We knew he wasn’t going to be traded."