Originally written on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 10/4/12

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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"We hadn’t started training camp and on Sept. 4 – first day I got here – Rondo, all he was talking about was getting back to the championship and winning it.  Once you hear that from your star players you don’t want to let them down.  That motivates you to be on the same page.”             - Courtney Lee “(Rondo’s) the second-best player in the league.  He didn’t make the USA Team, sometimes he’s a replacement for the All-Star Game.  He’s the epitome of an unselfish player.  He rebounds the basketball, he affects the game in five statistical categories.  He shoots a higher percentage than all the point guards and they always talk about how he can’t shoot. “Not only do I think he’s the second-best player in the NBA behind Kevin Durant, but I think he’s an amazing leader.  I think he doesn’t get a fair shake in the media and I wish they knew (him) the way I did.” - Keyon Dooling “It’s a process.  Three years ago he was learning how to be
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