Originally written on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 2/4/13
Rondo
If the Celtics keep winning, expect the Rajon Rondo bashing to get worse. In a recent column by Tony Massarotti, the talk radio blowhard used Boston’s latest win against the L.A. Clippers as a chance to take aim at Rondo. The Celtics held on by their oversized shoelaces for a 106-104 win over the Los Angeles Clippers at the TD Garden on Sunday, Boston nearly torching a lead as big as 19 with five minutes to go in the third quarter. And yet, when all was said and done, the Celtics improved to 4-0 since losing Rondo to a season-ending knee injury, which cannot help but make one wonder about addition by subtraction.” I’ve been a big critic of Rondo’s since the season started. He holds onto the ball too long, takes games off, isn’t the kind of defensive stopper he can be because of effort and hasn’t become the type of superstar he is capable of, given his talent. All too often, players like Rondo are praised for making people are (sic) them better, but it certainly feels as if the op...
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