Rajon Rondo Has Become Bigger Than the Boston Celtics Big 3

November 13th, 2010 by Scott Malewig Leave a reply »
The consistent contributions of the “old” Big Three were a key factor in the Boston Celtics' second win over the Miami Heat this season on Thursday. However, not lost in the performance was the continued excellence of Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo who led the team with 16 assists.

He has been posting gaudy assist totals all season, but this was one of his best performances, especially given the opponent. Prior to the game Heat coach Eric Spoelstra said, “Rondo is as a unique a point guard as has been in this league for a long time. You are talking about the best passer, arguably, in the game.”

He is the perfect fit as a point guard around three players as good as Paul Pierce, Ray Allen and Kevin Garnett. Each of these players has been a star in this league and is arguably a Hall of Famer in his own right. With all the weapons around a point guard with Rondo’s vision and passing it creates a dynamic offense. This is what leads to Rondo’s spectacular assist totals.

The question that remains is whether he is bigger than the Big Three.

Rondo has set records with his assist totals to begin the season, ...

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