Found August 30, 2012 on NESN.com:
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This has been a summer of bold declarations by and about NBA point guards. Rajon Rondo recently declared himself the best point guard in the NBA, a designation with which future Hall of Fame floor general Jason Kidd agreed. Rondo went farther, announcing his intentions to retire as the greatest point guard in Celtics history. That would be no small accomplishment for a franchise whose annals include Bob Cousy, K.C. Jones, Jo Jo White and Dennis Johnson. Disagreement over the point guard rankings has created a debate as to whether the Nets' combo of Deron Williams and Joe Johnson or...
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