Rajon Rondo Out: What It Means For the Boston Celtics

December 16th, 2010 by Tyler Dewdney Leave a reply »
The question of Rajon Rondo's worth to the Boston Celtics will undoubtedly be answered after Danny Ainge admitted that he believes the Celtics point guard will be out for weeks with a sprained ankle.

There has been an ongoing debate as to where Rondo fits in the realm of top point guards in the NBA.  Some believe that he is a product of the "Big Three", while others argue that he has made a case for a "Big Four". 

Rondo watched the C's take two out of three while sitting out with an injury earlier in the season.  To that point, Rondo had led every game in assists, averaging double digits.

While it looks like Rondo will be out for more than three games this time around, it begs the question: just how much do the Celtics depend on Rondo's outstanding assist output?

Nate Robinson will likely be asked to step up his minutes in stead of the Celtics' leading All-Star vote getter.  While Nate adds another outside scoring threat to the C's lineup, his dishing abilities are not even comparable. 

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