Chapter 7: The untouchable

Rondo was in demand in trade talks that eventually brought KG and Ray Allen to Boston

Originally Published: June 8, 2010
By Peter May | Special to ESPN.com

Along the shores of the island of Martha's Vineyard, off the coast of Massachusetts, there are miles of sandy beaches, private and uncluttered. The beaches are an ideal place to jog, walk the dog, commune with nature, or, in this particular instance in the summer of 2007, make a decision that would dramatically affect the most storied franchise in NBA history.

The principal owner of the Boston Celtics, Wyc Grousbeck, owns a home on the island and, the night before, had dined with the ...

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