Found March 03, 2012 on Red's Army:
PLAYERS: Bob CousyRajon Rondo
TEAMS: Boston Celtics
Legendary Celtics point guard Bob Cousy offered his opinion on Rajon Rondo: “I’m out of the loop, but boy, unless he’s a serial killer on the side I wouldn’t let this kid go,” Cousy said by phone. “I don’t know where you’d find a better point guard.” The 83-year-old Hall of Famer conceded that Rondo, a three-time All-Star, is a poor perimeter shooter who struggles from the foul line, but said, “He overcomes that because he’s such a strong penetrator and a good finisher. He sees the floor well, he’s a force on both backboards, and he’s an excellent defender for that position. I think he touches all the bases.”  Cousy doesn’t view the playmaker as Boston’s most pressing concern, not with the advanced age of the team’s Big Three -- Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Ray Allen -- threatening to keep the Celtics from legitimate title contention.  “They’re in the middle,” Cousy said, “and the worst place to finish in this league is in the middle. ... I don’t see
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