Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 7/4/13

LEXINGTON, KY - JANUARY 22: Rajon Rondo #4 of Kentucky shoots the ball around the reach of Glen Davis #34 of LSU during the game on January 22, 2005 at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 89-58. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

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Very little surprises me in the media these days. Information is instantaneous, and more people than ever have a voice thanks to the blogging revolution, leading to a surplus of the written word. In most cases very little could catch you off guard just because seemingly everything has been discussed from every angle. Yet, this surprised me. ESPN College basketball writer Jeff Goodman tore Rajon Rondo apart today in his column while discussing the hire of Brad Stevens as coach. This wasn't about Rondo's play, but instead his "confrontational" personality, and his ability to be coached. Here are some of the "highlights". But Stevens isn’t yet equipped to handle the egos of the NBA, especially that of Rondo. “That’s the biggest question,” said one source familiar with both Stevens and Rondo. “Brad isn’t a confrontational guy and Rondo is the opposite. This could be a disaster.” Rondo is difficult, according to numerous sources who have played with him or coached him. He’s o...
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