Found December 27, 2011 on SLAM Online:
by Matt Domino / @PuddlesofMyself Rajon Rondo is an alien. I mean that in the best way possible. He has freakishly large hands, abnormally long arms and moves around the basketball court getting his shot at angles that most “human” players can’t get to. Watching Rajon Rondo play basketball is a joy. The New York Knicks beat the Boston Celtics 106-104 on Christmas Day, the NBA’s opening day of its shortened ‘11-12 season. It was the first game of the season and one small step in what will be a grueling 66-game season. A lot will be made of the renewed Celtics-Knicks rivalry and how Garnett “choked” Billy Walker at the end of the game; and how the feud will escalate once Baron Davis and Paul Pierce join the fray. That’s all fine, because Boston and New York are both good teams that are still gelling and can both get even better. But the fact that was clearly evident in Sunday’s game was that Rajon Rondo took his game to another level. We first thought Rondo took a leap during the 2010...

Rondo airballs a layup : Rubio can pass the rock

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...

Celtics’ Rondo makes strong opening point

Rajon Rondo has heard his name bandied about in trade rumors for the past few weeks. When he took the floor against the Knicks yesterday, the point guard played like he wanted to show the Celtics why they would be better off keeping him.Rondo was spectacular, almost single-handedly carrying...

Rivers: This Is The Rondo We Want

Rajon Rondo had an outstanding 31 points, 13 assists and five steals (27.6 FIC40) in Boston's Opening Day loss to the Knicks.

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)

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.…

Rajon Rondo's All-Around Effort Not Enough to Top Carmelo Anthony, Knicks (Video)

Few Celtics have opened a season with the sort of bang Rajon Rondo made on Sunday. The Celtics point guard finished with a final line of 31 points, 13 assists and five steals, but Carmelo Anthony and the Knicks were just barely better at Madison Square Garden. The loss should not overshadow Rondo's excellent all-around performance, NESN Insider Gary Washburn of The Boston Globe...

There Is No Debate, This Is The Worst Layup I’ve Ever Seen In My Life (Video)

I thought that NBA players would be a bit rusty with such a shortened preseason, but I never expected to see this. Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo completely missed hitting the rim with his shot, but his shot wasn’t from downtown or even from the free throw, it was a layup from about 7-inches away. Share this:

How we see it goin' down: C's - Hornets

Tip: 8pm    Court: New Orleans Arena    Watch it: CSNNE    Hear it: WEEI Referees: Scott Foster, Tony Brown, Josh Tiven  Get your tickets here The Matchup   Record: 0-2 Record: 1-0  On road: 0-2     At home: 0-0 Streak: Lost 2 Streak: Won 1     Leaders  Leaders Buckets: Rondo (26.5 ppg...

Comments From the Other Side - Hornets 12/28

Hornets fans aren't quite as obnoxious as Heat or Knick fans but they hate on the Celtics just like everyone else. The theme seems to be that the Celtics are old and nothing the Celtics have done seems to disprove that. I think it's more of a chemistry problem right now because of lack of training camp and because of injuries. Hopefully the Celtics win Friday or...

How we see it goin' down: Celtics at Miami

Tip: 8pm    Court: American Airlines Arena    Watch it: TNT    Hear it: WEEI Referees:  TBD Get your tickets here The Matchup Record: 0-1  Record: 1-0  On road: 0-1 At home: 0-0 Streak: Lost 1 Streak: Won 1     Leaders  Leaders Buckets: Rondo (31.0 ppg) Buckets: LeBron James (37.0...

Leftover thoughts from Celtics-Knicks

Brandon BossNo, that wasn’t a typo. Brandon Bass = Brandon Boss. He had 20 points and 11 rebounds yesterday while shooting 9-13. But the stats alone don’t tell the story. I’m confident when Boss shoots jumpers. I’m happy when he gets aggressive (which is almost all the time). I’m thrilled that he has the athleticism to finish in traffic and not get his shot blocked 95...

New York Knicks 106, Boston Celtics 104

The Celtics shot 51.3% from the floor yesterday and they outrebounded the Knicks 41-31, so they won….right?  Wrong, the Knicks outscored them 27-17 in the 4th quarter to snatch a win from the Celtics.  The Celtics left everything they had on the floor yesterday.  Rajon Rondo led the way for the Celtics in this game with 31 points, 5 rebounds, 13 assists and 5 steals as he had...

Fiddlin' & Diddlin' - Daily Links 12/29

Herald   Celtics lost on road Pair of rookies at head of class Sixers have big plans for Evan Turner Metta World Peace shows he can soar to top of Lakers’ reserves Dwight Howard declines to discuss interest in joining Nets Globe   Q&A with Mike Gorman Jeff Green girds for surgery, recovery - Celtics look listless and remain winless Final: Hornets 97, Celtics 78 ...
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