Rajon Rondo Must Become More Of a Leader

March 12th, 2010 by Frances White Leave a reply »
Playing point guard in the NBA is not as easy as it may seem; you always have the ball in your hands and you have to make sure that your teammates stay happy. 

It's especially difficult if you are not the main star on the team. Players like Chris Paul, Deron Williams, and Derek Rose are the de facto standard bearers of point guards. 

Rajon Rondo has just recently been acknowledged as part of that group, even though he is the only one that has led his team to an NBA championship. 

Media types and blog-o-sphere pundits say that Boston won because of the talents of Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, and Ray Allen. 

They say all Rondo had to do was pass the ball and get out of the way—that his presence meant nothing. 

He has made major improvements in his game every year and become an all-star this year.  The team has become dependent on his improving offense as well as his passing and defensive abilities—his all-around game puts added pressure on the opposing team's defense.

This improved play has allowed Doc Rivers to give him m ...

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