Originally posted on Red's Army  |  Last updated 8/22/13
Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump.  Rondo belongs to an undefined and yet iconic group of players that are described in contradicting terms. He’s lauded as one of the league’s best point guards, but pointed to as not being as good as the Celtics have needed. He’s criticized for not being able to shoot or score enough, despite shooting 51 percent from 16 feet to the 3-point line last season, via Basketball Reference. He’s the team’s emotional leader, but a surly, snarky malcontent who has driven his coach to the ends of madness and allegedly helped drive Ray Allen to Miami. … Oddly, being surrounded by All-Stars and future Hall-of-Famers stopped protecting him years ago. Somehow Paul Pierce’s drift towards age and injury was cast aside under his leadership and the occasional brilliance. Kevin Garnett’s fading defensive ability and slow decline has been painted
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