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Has there ever been another Celtic to garner so much respect in so little time despite all the initial prejudice against him?1 If Celtics overachieve this season under Rondo's leadership, one major factor will be the slightly under-the-radar signing of Dooling as a Player Development Coordinator. Or something else. Whatever. We all know the real title should read "Graceful Presence."
Steve Bulpett of Boston Herald has got some great quotes from Dooling on Rondo's development both as a person and a player.
“We still have to get him to reach his full potential,” Dooling said. “He’s getting there, but he’s not all the way there yet. In this league, there’s a time and a point where it all clicks, and he’s on the cusp of that. We’ve just got to work to get him over that.Now, a million people can say this to Rondo and it will just fly by. It's a totally different story when it's Dooling, a respected teammate, a long-term friend, a truly honest person, an...