Rajon Rondo: The Boston Celtics’ Little Big Man

May 5th, 2010 by Frances White Leave a reply »
It is etched on the pantheon walls of the basketball gods: To become a legend, you must create your legacy in the playoffs. 

All the greats were doubted at one time or another in college or in the infancy of their pro careers. If they are partnered with future Hall-of-Famers, naysayers claim it is because they have those players surrounding them. 

That is the dilemma Rajon Rondo found himself in during the first three years of his career.

Each year he has helmed the point for the Boston Celtics, they have either won a championship or made it past the first round of the playoffs. Rondo's postseason success is due to his offseason workouts.

It is well documented that last summer he spent his time with Mark Price, one of the best shooters at his position. Rondo struggled with the new mechanics, but he now has it figured out, and it's paying off. He's displayed the knack to hit the three under duress.

What is truly amazing about this gifted player is that he never watched basketball growing up. He lived for football instead; he played the quarterback position. Rondo's game comes fr ...

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