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The 2012 lockout shortened season may have left us with fewer regular season games and thus fewer opportunities to witness some amazing plays. Rajon Rondo didn’t need the full 82 however, to give us several artistic passes. It’s no exaggeration that I could have created a 64-play tournament of Rondo passes alone, but the best of the best made this list. Perhaps none were better than this pass vs the Utah Jazz. It is nothing short of magical and will rank as one of his best ever. Matching up against this pass are a couple of dunks by the “old man” Paul Pierce. They aren’t just any dunks mind you, they came at a time where we all thought the captain’s knee was too injured for him to be effective at all in the playoffs. He proved he could still get up there, and did it loudly.
Seed #8 – Rondo’s Magical Pass to Bass vs Utah: There are artists in many, many fields of work out there. There are sculptors, painters, musicians, film makers and then there are athletes. Some athletic
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Short mix for the captain, but a quality one. If anyone knows the name of the artist who made the "I Ball Like A Celtic" track, please leave it in the comments section below. I do know the song that it samples though (And if you claim to be a hip-hop fan and don't, then shame on you).
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Date: May 26, 2012Location: TD Banknorth Garden, Boston, MATop Plays: 3:32 (Rondo drains the dagger three. Seriously, watching Elton Brand’s spirit die, even from a distant camera angle, is totally worthwhile), 1:05 (Pierce gets a tough shot to go, plus the foul, wrenching momentum back after a thunderous dunk from Iguodala)Rundown/What it meant: When Derrick Rose injured his...
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