Is Rajon Rondo Truly the Best Young Point Guard in the NBA?

March 25th, 2010 by Ryan McDonnell Leave a reply »

Rajon Rondo led the Celtics' charge with a triple-double as Boston began their home stand Wednesday night by exacting revenge on a Denver Nuggets team who defeated them by nine in February. 

In the second half of the game, legendary Celtics color man Tommy Heinsohn listed his Top Four Veteran Point Guards along with his Top Four Young Point Guards.  Denver's Chauncey Billups appeared second on Tommy's veteran list while Rajon Rondo appeared first on the young guns list. 

Rick Pitino famously gave up on Chauncey Billups as a rookie after the Celtics drafted him third overall in 1997.  Billups, of course, went on to become an NBA Finals MVP with the Detroit Pistons, and obviously still remains one of the most elite players at the position in all of basketball.

Fortunately, the Celtics organization did not let Rajon Rondo get away, locking him up with a five-year contract earlier this year.  On Wednesday night, Rondo proved once again that he ...

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