Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 2/26/13
On April 2nd 2010 Rajon Rondo threw a lob alley-oop pass to Kevin Garnett for a dunk which established a new franchise single-season record for assists, passing arguably the greatest point guard of all-time Bob Cousy, and thus linking their careers forever. The record breaking doesn’t stop there, on June 6th 2012 Rondo passed Cousy with 39 career playoff games of 10 or more assists, becoming the all-time Celtics leader as well. To be compared to the greatest Celtics point guard of all-time usually isn’t a good look, except when it’s the greatest himself making the comparison. In this recent article by Bob Doyle, the ‘Cooz’ talked about how important Rondo is to the Celtics, compared their two games, and linked the parallels in temperaments. Despite the Green rallying off eight wins of their first nine games post Rondo injury, Cousy believes the notion that they’re better off without #9 is “hogwash.” “Obviously, I have probably an inflated opinion of the point guard value in th...
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