The Boston Celtics played their final game Wednesday night, and their first since the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings of April 15, 2013. To honor the bombing victims, Rajon Rondo wore sneakers featuring a tongue decal with "BOSTON STRONG" and the date of the attacks, plus initials of the victims covering the majority of each shoe. He tweeted a photo after the game:
A few more pre-game photos via Ball Don't Lie:
Rondo's marathon kicks. pic.twitter.com/SUxK0BqKFR— Ben Watanabe (@BenjeeBallgame) April 16, 2014
Also via BDL: Rondo will donate the sneakers to One Fund, an organization set up to help those affected by the tragedy. The Celtics had a ceremony as well to honor victims, survivors, and heroes, video of which can be seen at ProBasketballTalk.