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Rajon Rondo was a man on a mission last night as he powered the C's to a 100-89 win over the Bobcats with 17 points, 10 boards and 12 dimes - his third triple-double of the season and 26th of his career (including playoffs). Rondo's 26 triple-doubles ranks fourth among active players - behind only Jason Kidd (107), LeBron (41) and Grant Hill (29).
At the pace at which RR9's been racking up the numbers, though, he should surpass Hill (and creep up on LeBron) pretty soon. In the last three years alone, Rondo's recorded 12 triple doubles - the most by any player in that period. Truly he is the Triple Double King.
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Rajon Rondo dropped his 26th career triple-double last night with 17 pts, 12 assists & 10 boards in Boston’s 100-89 win over Charlotte. At first glance, they appeared to be the Nike Hyperdunk. Turns out he...
I’m a blogger, so I have opinions on things that I don’t actually understand like advertising and commercials. Here are my thoughts:Positives:It’s Rajon Rondo.The whole “athletes wearing their uniforms to work” thing has always slayed me, for whatever reason.Steve Levy calling John Anderson “dude” is inexplicably funny to me too.Rondo’s double-take as Anderson is...
Another triple double for Rajon Rondo last night as he finished with 17 points, 10 rebounds, and 12 assists. Here are the full highlights courtesy of OfficialCelticsHD.
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Celtics 100, Bobcats 89 - Rondo's Triple-Double Propels Boston to Sixth-Straight Win
I’ll just quote Chuck’s preview:
This game screams letdown. The Celtics return from a two-day respite to face one of the worst teams in the league. We know what type of craptastic effort they are capable of in these types of situations.
… This game will be closer than it should, but I’m not ready to pick against the Celtics.
Chuck picked the C’s 97-88… they damn near...
Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo has really, really big hands. That is the message received after watching the latest "This is SportsCenter" commercial. After holding a team meeting, the SportsCenter crew makes it a point to shake Rondo's hands as they leave. Anchor Steve Levy advises colleague John Anderson not to look down when he shakes Rondo's hands. He...
(h/t to WEEI’s Ben Rohrbach for the video)This was a typical Rondo post-game interview, with perhaps a little more sass, and there was certainly no smiling. It seems like he is constantly trying to make reporters uncomfortable in a long standing power struggle between players and the media. Mix some orneriness, with a dash of irritability, and sprinkle some justified and unjustified...
Rajon Rondo stars in the new “This Is SportsCenter” commercial where his big hands are the talk of the office
adidas and the NBA unveiled this year’s All Star jerseys (likely to be worn by Rajon Rondo and Kevin Garnett if the voting stands)
Here’s what adidas says about them:
the uniforms take inspiration from Houston’s rich aeronautical history and the speed of the jet planes that dot its skies. The uniforms’ eye-catching impact camo pattern evokes the world’s fastest fleet of...
Jason Terry on the most unique pre-game ritual: ”Rajon Rondo, for sure. His routine is long-winded and it lasts all the way through tip-off. It starts in the back hallway. He runs down a corridor and he throws the ball to our team chaplain, who throws it back. Then [Rondo] runs out into a circle, high-fives the whole team and then he does the layup lines for five minutes.
Here we see MKG and Rondo in a push-up contest. MKG was the winner, completing 103 push-ups.
Recently the Bobcats effort has been...lacking to say the least. But have no fear! Up until this point, the Cats are 1-0 when I write the recap. You're welcome guys. Would the Bobcats come out of the Garden with a W? Keep reading to find out...
The Celtics don’t blow bad teams away.We know this by now. It has been the case since 2008 when the Hawks inexplicably took the Celtics to seven games in the first round of the playoffs. For whatever reason, whether it be motivation or something else, Boston just doesn’t blow out very many teams. Instead, they grind things out, lose a few games that they shouldn’t lose, and...