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What Rondo has done so far this season has been nothing short of incredible
By now it's pretty well known that Rajon Rondo is on a historic run in the assist department. In fact, if Rondo can pick up ten helpers tonight, it will mark the 37th consecutive game he has done so, tying him with John Stockton for the 2nd longest streak in NBA history. Impressive, but also not breaking news at this point.
But what may surprise some people is the impact that Rondo's incredible run has had on the Celtics offense. As of today (13 games in) the Celtics Assist Ratio (% of a team's possessions that end in an assist) is 19.3, best in the NBA. In other words, just under 1 in 5 Celtic possessions end in an assisted basket.
So just how good is 19.3? Well if the Celtics could maintain this pace it would be the best in the NBA since ESPN began tracking the stat in 2002-03, 11 seasons worth of data. Not too shabby.
Perhaps the most amazing part of all of this is that after Rondo, who l...
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There’s an article over at WEEI with a video of Jason Terry and Courtney Lee discussing Rondo’s assist streak with reporters. Here’s the video: In the video, Jason Terry discusses why Rondo’s streak is more impressive than the ones by John Stockton, whom Rondo is currently tied with with 37 games, and Magic Johnson, who has [...]
It is absolutely no secret that Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo is an All-Star caliber talent. The question, then, is just how far the record-setting assist man can take the club in the record books. We’ve already seen, after all, the sort of impact he has on the iconic franchise’s NBA odds.
Just last week, the 26-year-old tied legendary Hall of Famer John Stockton with...
Is it too early to start the campaign for Rajon Rondo as MVP of the 2012-2013 NBA season? Never too early to try…. It’s been almost ten years since Steve Nash or anyone won the MVP with stats similar to Rondo. I’m going to break down Rondo’s season so far stat wise vs. Steve Nash’s 2004-2005 season to make my point because you can always find stats to make your argument...
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Saying "best win of the season" is cliche. But so far, this was absolutely the best win of the season. The Celtics beat the Thunder 108-100, in a game that was hardly in doubt in the final quarter. The Celtics were led by Paul Pierce who was absolutely on fire, putting up 27 points on 8-16 shooting, and of course...
The Boston Celtics outlasted the Orlando Magic last night in overtime 116-110. Not an artistic success but coming off of Friday night’s big win over the Thunder, it sure beats a loss. Rajon Rondo nearly notched a triple-double with his 15-9-16 line and extended his streak of consecutive games with 10 or more assists to [...]
I tweeted awhile ago about RareInk.com giving me a piece of Rajon Rondo art, and how cool it is. I don’t even really like art. I’m far from the most artistic guy. If you asked me to draw Kevin Garnett, I would draw a stick figure with the number 5 on his chest. I consider Van Gogh nothing more than the name of my buddy’s dog. Michelangelo is the Ninja Turtle with nunchucks...
Boston Celtics (7-6) @ Detroit Pistons (5-7) Line: Celtics by 5.5 Celtics Probable Starters PG – Rajon Rondo (13.5 APG + 13.3 PPG) SG – Jason Terry (11.5 PPG + 42.6 3FG%) SF – Paul Pierce (19.8 PPG + 5.4 RPG) PF – Brandon Bass (9.5 PPG + 5.2 RPG) C – Kevin Garnett (15.2 PPG + 7.2 [...]
On Friday night the Celtics matched up against the Oklahoma City Thunder. The team brought their three time scoring champion, Kevin Durant and old Celtic fan favorite Kendrick Perkins. The Celtics looked to battle to stay above .500 and did just that, finishing the week on a strong point with a win 108-100.
The team opened up strong in the first half shooting 52.4% from the field...
Kevin Garnett had 24 points and 10 rebounds, Paul Pierce added 23 points and Rajon Rondo was one rebound shy of a triple double with 15 points and 16 assists as the Boston Celtics outlasted the Orlando Magic 116-110 in overtime Sunday night.
The Celtics won their second straight and earned their sixth consecutive win over the Magic. They return home Wednesday for a pair of home...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Kevin Garnett had 24 points and 10 rebounds, Paul Pierce added 23 points and Rajon Rondo was one rebound shy of a triple double with 15 points and 16 assists as the Boston Celtics outlasted the Orlando Magic 116-110 in overtime Sunday night.
The Celtics won their second straight and earned their sixth consecutive win over the Magic. They return home Wednesday...
Listen to internet radio with CLNSRadio on Blog Talk Radio(Listen at 9 p.m. ET with the widget above, call in at 347-215-7771 and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes.)The Boston Celtics have won two straight, but, sadly, that doesn’t eliminate the line of layups they surrendered to the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night.Rajon Rondo’s streak remains intact, Jeff Green went from...
Listen to internet radio with CLNSRadio on Blog Talk RadioListen to last night’s show with the widget above, subscribe to the podcast on iTunesand download all the episodes to your computer or tablet.The Boston Celtics have won two straight, but, sadly, that doesn’t eliminate the line of layups they surrendered to the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night.Rajon Rondo’s streak...
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