Rajon Rondo trade hoax sparks Twitter frenzy among Celtics fans

Rajon Rondo

For a moment on Tuesday, it appeared that the worst fear had come true for Celtics fans. Well, for the gullible ones, at least. A fake account attributed to ESPN’s Chris Broussard tweeted Tuesday afternoon that the Celtics had traded and the Celtics’ two first-round draft picks to the for and the No. 5 pick in the 2012 Draft. The “report” was retweeted more than 1,000 times before most tweeters presumably realized it was a hoax. Rest assured, Celtics fans. Rondo has not been traded… yet.

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