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Another myth that got loud traction during the six-game loss to the Knicks was that the Celtics could have saved their season by getting another point guard after Rondo went down on the last weekend of January.
The short answer is, do you really think Jannero Pargo would have gotten the Celts to the conference finals?
The longer answer is, putting aside for the moment they were trying hard for a deal that would have netted them Bledsoe (see above), there just wasn’t a lot to pick from. And for the first two weeks after Rondo’s injury, the C’s still had Leandro Barbosa, who, while not a pure point guard, had picked up his game significantly with increased minutes.
The Celtics were also in a financial crunch, having butted up against the hard cap they had gotten themselves into. It may also be worthy of note that, while,...