Rondo’s Ultimate All-Star Test Starts Right Now

December 24th, 2009 by Loscy Loscy Leave a reply »
Merry Christmas to you and yours. From Loscy (and Santa Rondo). Merry Christmas Eve, ya’ll.

Exactly 364 days ago, the Celtics were on a 19-game winning streak and all was good in Bean Town and for satellite Celtics fans scattered all over.

When we rolled into LA on Christmas Day last year, the game was brewing to be a holiday classic, with both teams battling until the last four minutes.

Then the Lakers embarrassingly shut down the Celtics with a 13-2 run. The Celtics had no answers, while the Lakers held court at home in front of a festive crowed.

Then the post-holiday traumatic skid happened.

The Celtics lost a bunch of games.

KG went down with a mysterious knee injury.

Blah blah blah.

But in the midst of their 19-game winning streak, there was plenty of clatter around the league and fanbase that Rajon Rondo was a potential all-star.

The remaining PG spot was either going to Rondo, Jameer Nelson, or Mo Williams.

But once the Celtics went on their bend when nothing went well on the West Coast road trip following the Lakers game, Rondo was held at fault.

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