After every game, we’ll take stock of how each individual performance affects the player’s overall value.
Offense: Defense: Overall:
Like I said last night, The Wolves ran the same play 3 or 4 times in a row… a pick and roll with Ridnour… because Rondo got burned on it just about every time. We’ve got to face facts that Rondo is just not going to be a tenacious on-ball defender every game. He plays 40+ minutes a game, and a lot of that effort is expended trying to run the offense. Last night, he did that very well (minus a stretch in the second quarter, where everyone was just trying to throw touchdown passes, and as Mike Gorman noted, were about as successful as Mark Sanchez at it).
Rondo was 3-3 from 16-23 feet… continuing the story line this season that he can, in fact, shoot the ball. I’ll add to that a little tidbit that Jay emailed me earlier:
Ranking PG’s who play at least 15+ mpg, FG% from 16-23 feet, Rondo ranks 6th overall (tied with 2