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Rajon Rondo has had many labels heaped upon him throughout his career. Phrases like "great passer", "tough competitor", and "lockdown defender" flowed freely. The phrase "good scorer" has probably never been said about Rondo, and rightfully so. For the majority of his career, Rondo has been downright atrocious as a scorer. There is no way around it, he was one of the worst in the league. But this season Rondo seems to have taken the step to becoming an average scorer, and laugh if you will, but that is a huge positive for Rajon Rondo.
The great scorers can score with high efficiency on a large volume. These are your Lebrons and Durants. Rondo will never get to this level. But the average scorer, your Wesley Mathews and Jarret Jacks, hover around league-average efficiency on league-average volume. Rondo, since his rookie season, has hovered around league-average volume for the majority of his career. What never worked was the efficiency, which...
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Last night the C’s fell to the Bulls. The one and only stand out of the game was Rondo’s new Nike Foamposite One “Fighter Jet” sneakers. Sneakerheads had Twitter buzzing from the moment Celtic’s guard hit the court. Also known as the “White Camos”, Nike plans to release these premium Foamposite Ones on January 1st. This model is highly anticipated despite having a...
In last night’s loss to the Chicago Bulls, Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo broke out some kicks that were definitely deserving of a win. Rondo debuted the Nike Air Foamposite One “Fighter Jet”, a sneaker that isn’t set to release until February 9th, 2013. This was the 4th time in 2012 that he wore a pair of Nike Air Foamposites on court. Below, check out some of...
We often wonder what opposing teams, their beat reporters and bloggers are saying about the Celtics. Here’s a look at some enemy chatter from San Antonio.
Parker dominated his individual matchup with fellow All-Star Rajon Rondo, outscoring him by 16 and nearly matching him in assists, eight to nine. He also had four steals to none for Rondo, who was so quiet for most of the game...
The Boston Celtics have Monday off and will be in Chicago to take on the Bulls on Tuesday.
Their All-Star point guard has some interesting off-day plans, though. Rajon Rondo is out west on Alcatraz Island, just a short distance from San Fransisco.
Rondo is a well-known partner of Red Bull and now he is hosting a huge event for the energy drink company.
The "King of the Rock...
For those of you who are new to TSHQ, first of all welcome. Grab a seat. Would you like a drink? I believe K.M. Venne and Cole Zwicker were just discussing the intricacies of JaVale McGee’s self-indulgent retweets of himself over a fine burbon whiskey. Toward the early days of this sites inception onto the world wide web I penned a short article about why Rajon Rondo was more important...
Not every team gets the honor of playing on Christmas Day, but the Boston Celtics do. This Tuesday the veteran Celtics will hit the road in a festive matchup with the Brooklyn Nets. Bet on the NBA tradition when the celebrating franchises pull out their limited-edition holiday jerseys at the Barclays Center.
After a mediocre first two months, the Celtics have much to take care of...
Does someone else need to start scoring?
After the Celtics 95-94 OT loss in Philly a little over a week ago, Magic Johnson said something on the ESPN post-game show that has stuck with me. Magic stated that in order for Boston to contend, Rajon Rondo was going to have to score 20-25 points a game. While I don't believe Rondo is about to be that guy, I am starting to wonder...
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Everyone loves to see a match-up for the ages and tonight is one of them as arguably two of the best point guards in the NBA go toe-to-toe for the first time in the 2012-13 season in a Wednesday night showdown.
After missing a month due a broken left index finger, Kyrie Irving is back. His return has been incredible. In the past five games...
We’re using this photo way too much this year…
Nate Robinson bugged the **** out of me when he was with the Celtics with is ill-advised threes… but Doc Rivers always said he would occasionally win you a game. He did tonight for the Bulls, dropping 5 of 7 three pointers in a 100-89 Bulls win. To add to this craptastic effort, Joakim Noah dropped a triple double on the C’s...
Boston Celtics (12-11) @ Chicago Bulls (13-10) 8:00 PM EST on CSNNE/CSN Chicago Line - Chicago -1.5; Over/Under = 181 Celtics Probable Starters PG – Rajon Rondo (12.7 APG + 12.9 PPG) SG – Jason Terry (11.7 PPG) SF – Paul Pierce (19.7 PPG + 5.4 RPG) PF – Brandon Bass (8.7 PPG) C – [...]
To win in the NBA, it takes effort. The Boston Celtics did not bring enough effort, losing to the Chicago Bulls, 100-89.
The Celtics were able to keep things close through three quarters, but let things get away from them in the final frame.
There was just a supreme lack of defensive intensity all night, as the Bulls scored 24-plus points in all four quarters. The Bulls were quicker...
Tip: 8PM Court: United Center Watch it: CSN Hear it: WEEI
Referees: Jason Phillips, Violet Palmer and Leon Wood
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On road: 4-7
At home: 7-6
Streak: Lost 2
Streak: Lost 1
Buckets: Pierce (19.7 ppg)
Buckets: Luol Deng (17.5 ppg)
Kirk Hinrich's return didn't prevent the Chicago Bulls from finishing with their lowest point total in five seasons.
Now they are hoping Hinrich can help slow down Rajon Rondo and the Boston Celtics.
The turnover-prone Rondo turned in a huge effort the first time these teams met last month, and his Celtics will try to end a four-game road slide Tuesday night.
Tip: 7:30PM Court: TD Garden Watch it: CSN Hear it: WEEI
Referees: Zach Zarba, Scott Bolnick, John Goble
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At Home: 8-4
On Road: 2-13
Streak: Lost 3
Streak: Lost 4
Buckets: Pierce (19.6 ppg)
Buckets: Kyrie Irving (23.7 ppg)
Boards: Garnett (7...