Originally written on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 11/17/12
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After Rajon Rondo's 20 assist game against the Raptors today, much of the post-game discussion surrounded Rondo's potential MVP candidacy. Jason Terry said that Rondo is the best point guard in the NBA and deserves to be considered in this year's MVP race, and Kevin Garnett likened Rondo's abilities to that of Kobe Bryant and LeBron James. From an interview with WEEI's Ben Rohrbach: “I’ve never played with a point guard who is in control of the flow the way he is,” said the 14-time NBA All-Star. “Probably if anybody comes to mind I’m thinking Sam Cassell. He was pretty good at controlling the flow; he could score the ball. But as far as both ends, controlling the game, understanding the flow, knowing when to slow it down, [Rondo]‘s probably the best at it. He’s very conscious of the game from both ends. Usually, you have a point guard who’s a scoring point guard or you have a point guard on the other side of the ball, which is the defensive side, but but as far as 48 minut...
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