Over the past two years there seemed to be a story line in Boston over whether or not Rajon Rondo was the best player on the Boston Celtics. As Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce started to show signs of decline Rondo was able to really find a foothold in the league and especially within the construct of what the Celtics did on the court. The leadership came primarily from Garnett Pierce and coach Doc Rivers but direction on the court had to come from their dynamic point guard.
With Garnett Pierce and Rivers all gone from the Celtics green Rondo will be the top dog in Boston. As he recovers from his ACL tear in late January Rondo will have to find a way to lead his teammates work with his new young coach and get himself ready to return from his big knee injury. According to Garnett Rondo is more than capable of accomplishing this thanks to being taught leadership. From MassLive.com:
On the most important thing he taught Rondo:
"About leadership. I feel like one of the things I...