Any athlete would find it difficult watching his or her team compete when sidelined with an injury. But one can only imagine the frustration that Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo feels while watching his team battle the New York Knicks, who they swept in the playoffs two seasons ago.
Rondo has demonstrated in recent years that he is most productive during the post-season. Aside from his memorable 44-point game against Miami in the ECF last year, Rondo has notched 10 career post-season triple doubles (see video above for highlights from 9 of them), 4 of which came in last year's playoffs. So taking into account that Rondo is sitting on the bench nursing an ACL injury during a time where he typically shines, especially when Boston has no true back-up point guard, it makes it even more impressive as to how well he seems to be handling the situation.
Rondo told the Boston Globe:
“I like to compete, I want to play but I’m fine where I’m at right now,”
he said before the Game 4 win...