How Rajon Rondo Ranks with the All-Time Great Point Guards

December 9th, 2009 by Nick Gelso Leave a reply »
The average NBA fan determines player dominance by their ability to score the basket and control games through well rounded scoring ability.

Rajon Rondo, widely known as a horrid jump shooter, continues to prove that shooting isn't the only way to take over a game. Third in the NBA is assists (9.2 APG) and leading the league in steals (2.7 SPG), Rondo is, without question, a top tier point guard. He continues to shoot plain embarrassingly from the foul line (46 percent) and, though only attempting 15 three-point shots this season, he has made but two.

No, Rondo is not a good shooter. We have established that and it's plain for any sports novice to see. Their is no such thing as a "streak" with Rondo because he rarely makes (or attempts) two consecutive jump shots. I suggest that, at this point in the season, we move on from this point.

Rondo took flight in the fourth... How many times have we seen a headline like this? This one is taken from today's Boston Globe story on last night's 98-89 victory over the Bucks.

There seems to be a point, especially at the Garden, where Rondo will take over a game, build team momentum and excite ...

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