Originally posted on Red's Army  |  Last updated 11/1/12
When you’ve got the skill set of a guy like Rajon Rondo, it’s easy to get knocked for not using all of those skills all the time.    Often, people see these guys on the floor as NBA 2K characters rather than actual people who get tired.  Unfortunately, we can’t turn off fatigue in these games. Today, Doc Rivers was on WEEI for his regular weekly spot, and part of his interview had to do with Avery Bradley, his defense, and Rondo. First, on Bradley. “The ball pressure he can supply takes up clock… When Avery is on the floor, (teams) don’t typically start their offense until 14 to 12 seconds (left on the shot clock).  Right away, your defense is better because you have less time to defend.  The second thing is you can put him on the best guard, and you don’t need a lot of help with him.  The less you have to help a player, the more your team can sink in and be a better team defensively. “Physically, mentally, he’s tough.  He has great anticipation.  He has great feet.  He was blessed
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