Rajon Rondo is a passing savant. The man finds such impossible passing angles that you wonder if he's living in a Matrix-type world. Defensively, can drive you more insane than an attacking swarm of bees.
Yet for all his strengths, there are also glaring weaknesses. His jumpshot is... actually, I'll leave it at that. We all know that by now. Beyond a less-than-consistent J, Rondo tends to take passing to stubborn heights, passing up open opportunities to score. He's also a gambler on defense, often going for steals rather than staying in front of his assignment, which in today's NBA is often a pretty damn good point guard.
And that's what you get with savants. You get extremes. And it's those extremes that make Boston Celtics GM Danny Ainge still leave the door open to trading his stud point guard.
But let's be clear here. Ainge is not shopping Rajon Rondo. He's only "open to trading him in the right deal." That's different. And there's more to this than any frustra...