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Rajon Rondo's been given an assist they missed in Milwaukee. That makes 11 for the game and thus a new NBA record 28 straight games of 11+.
— Sean Grande (@SeanGrandePBP) November 14, 2012
Sean Grande has tweeted that they found a previously unreported assist for Rondo in the game against the Bucks. He was previously recorded as having 10 assists in the game and that left him tied with John Stockton with 27 straight games with 11 or more assists. With the assist added for the Bucks game, that moves Rondo into the record books in sole possession of first place with 28 games with 11 or more assists.
His streak of games with 10 or more assists remains intact at 31. It took until the final minute of the win over the Bulls to get his tenth, but he finished the game with 10 and that's what counts. He is in 3rd place with 31 games of 10 or more assists. John Stockton, who had a streak of 37 10+ assist games in 1989 is in second. Magic Johnson, with a streak of 44 10+ assist games between the 1983 and 1984 seasons is alone at the top of the list.
We at Celtics Green send our Congratulations to Rajon Rondo for his accomplishment!!!
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