Boston's Got Wings 2011
With every steal this season, two-time All-Star guard Rajon Rondo is not only helping his team win, but ensuring basketball courts in the City of Boston will be refurbished. As part of year two of the "Boston's Got Wings" program, Rondo and Red Bull in partnership with the Boston Parks and Recreation Department will donate $750 for each rip. The donation will generate approximately $99,000 this season, based on his career steals average of two per game.
2011 In Review
During year one of the program, Rondo and Red Bull donated $76,500 in total to revamp 13 city basketball courts, including Smith Playground, Malcolm X Park, Rogers Park, Ramsay Park, and courts within Back Bay Fens. Scroll over the photos of the refurbished courts below to see the transformation.
With every steal this season, I'm not only helping my team win, but also continuing to fulfill a need around Boston.-Rajon Rondo
Voting Has Ended
Congratulations to Savin Hill Park, winner of Red Bull's 2012 Boston's Got Wings program. For tallying the most Twitter votes from February 10 to March 9, the Savin Hill community outdoor basketball court will be refurbished by Red Bull in partnership with the Boston Parks and Recreation Department.
Be sure to stay tuned and check back for Rondo's final steal tally for the 2011-2012 season.
Predict Rondo's Steals
Help Red Bull and Rajon Rondo, in partnership with the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, to raise awareness of the Boston's Got Wings program and the effort to give back to the local Boston basketball community.
Starting Saturday, March 10, you have the opportunity to win a hangout with Rajon Rondo or limited-edition autograph by predicting Rondo's total number of steals each game during the regular season. For complete details, be sure to read the official rules.
Remember, you can let your friends know about the Boston's Got Wings program by tweeting or sharing to Facebook so they can help support the cause as well!
Refurbishing Boston Courts
After a strong performance in the 2012 NBA Playoffs, Rajon Rondo finished the regular season and postseason with a combined 140 steals in 72 games. In recognition of this stellar effort on the court, Red Bull in partnership with the Boston Parks and Recreation Department will donate $105,000 to improve basketball around the city, most notably Savin Hill Park. Stay tuned for more details.