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The Boston Celtics are off to a 0 and 2 and in last night’s loss to the Miami Heat one player had a very embarrassing moment. Celtics Rajon Rondo is one of the best point guards in the NBA. Rondo excels at attacking the rim and passing the ball; he is not a shooter. In Tuesday’s game against the Heat Kevin Garnett gave Rondo a perfect outlet pass that gave Rondo a clear lane to the basket. As Rondo was about to lay it in he saw Miami’s Dwyane Wade at the last second. This caused Rondo to hurry his shot, and he air balled a layup attempt. What a embarrassing moment for Rondo. This overshadowed his near triple double on the night. For the game he finished with 22 points, 12 assists, and 8 rebounds. Check out the video attempt of Rondo’s layup below. Ricky Rubio will likely not score a ton of points on most nights, but he will likely wow you with this passing ability every night. In Rubio’s debut with the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night he wowed fans with his flare...

Video: Rajon Rondo airballs layup


Ricky Rubio dazzles in debut

While his numbers weren't dazzling (6 points, 6 assists, 5 rebounds) in his NBA debut coming off the bench for the T-Wolves, the Spanish import did show flashes of the skill set which led to all the hype in the first place.

Stop talking Rondo for Westbrook trade, it’s a bad idea

In the wake of Russell Westbrook having a spat with Kevin Durant while at the same time the Boston Celtics are off to an 0-3 start, there’s been all sports of buzz on the Internet and talk radio about a Westbrook for Rajon Rondo trade. Stop it. Let it go. It doesn’t work. And it’s…

Rajon Rondo Tries To Make Lay-Up, Fails Miserably (Video)

Honestly, I'm going to give Mr. Rondo a break since he was getting chased down by Miami's Dwayne Wade but the below lay-up is still pretty ugly: (Courtesy of Jose3030)

Will the Improved Play of Rajon Rondo Be Enough to Carry the Celtics?

How old is too old? The Boston Celtics could very well answer that question for us this season.  Since the Celtics won the title in 2008, there has always been talk of the current season being the Big Three’s “last chance.”  Experts said it two years ago when Boston lost in the NBA Finals.  They also said it last season and many are going with it again this year.  With...

Making the case for Rajon Rondo as a franchise player

We keep hearing rumors that Rajon Rondo is on the trade block — it had been for Chris Paul but the Celtics will listen to other offers, too. They are not going to move him for just anyone, but he’s not the easiest player to get along with and Boston is keeping its options open.…

Ricky Rubio Dazzles for Timberwolves in NBA Debut (Video)

American basketball fans have heard the rumors for years, and on Monday many of them got their first look at Spanish star Ricky Rubio. The 21-year-old point guard showed off the ball-handling and passing artistry that made him so highly sought two years ago, when he was selected by Minnesota with the fifth overall pick in the NBA Draft. He had six assists and no turnovers in his...

Rajon Rondo's MVP Candidacy, Depth of Celtics Bench May Surprise This NBA Season (Podcast)

The NBA season is finally, thankfully underway, and despite an 0-2 start the Celtics look to be in the thick of things all year long. With all the offseason talk about Rajon Rondo's future with the team, worries about Paul Pierce's ankle and whether Kevin Garnett and the rest of the C's will be able to withstand the demands of the compacted 66-game schedule, the future...

Ricky Rubio's Zen Bounce Pass to Anthony Randolph

Ricky Rubio doesn't make it easy, Pete. He makes it look easy. OK, the layup was made easy because of RR. Every time you take a sip of coffee, think -- gotta check Bob's Blitz. Follow us on... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Ricky Rubio produces dazzling highlights in debut; Timberwolves lose to Thunder, 104-100

In a game BallinEurope’s been (half-)awaiting for years, Ricky Rubio debuted for the Minnesota Timberwolves in the team’s opener against the Oklahoma City Thunder last night. Though the Thunder won the game 104-100, Rubio impressed with six points, six assists, five rebounds (!), zero turnovers and his first NBA YouTube-worthy highlights. NBA dish no. 1 for the Spanish wunderkind...

Rubio Impresses In Debut With Wolves

Ricky Rubio filled up the stat sheet in a close loss to the Thunder.

Newly competitive Wolves draw crowd support

MINNEAPOLIS - The capacity crowd buzzed. The pregame fireworks - literally and figuratively - boomed. Genuine excitement flowed from fans and players alike. This is . . . Timberwolves basketball? The Minnesota Timberwolves - NBA doormats the last two seasons with a combined 32 victories - reshaped their roster with rookies Ricky Rubio and Derrick Williams and free agent J.J. Barea...

Ricky Rubio’s NBA Debut

“I saw him for the first time and it was like, ‘He is real,’ ” [OKC Coach] Brooks said, smiling. “Like a folk hero.” Ricky Rubio has arrived. Last night, the 21-year old talent made his long-awaited debut against the OKC Thunder. Rubio came off the bench to record six points, six assists, five rebounds, and most impressive, zero turnovers in a 104-100 loss to the Thunder...

Stack’s Stats: Christmas Day Feats

by Kyle Stack / @KyleStack Nearly a week into this crazy 66-game NBA season and already there is unpredictability bursting out everywhere. The Dallas Mavericks 0-3? New Orleans 2-0? Portland still trudging forward at 3-0, despite another Greg Oden-less season? Boris Diaw averaging a near triple-double? As this comes out on a Friday, surely many of the achievements so far will gain...
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