The most interesting man in the NBA
Over the course of these NBA playoffs, Rajon Rondo has already: (a) been suspended for bumping an official in Game 1 of the first round; (b) said, as an aside, that the Celtics felt like they had pretty much won that series against Atlanta when they won Game 2 without him (the series was tied 1-1 at that point); (c) told reporters that the Celtics would have to make the Heat stars “hit the deck” after a Game 1 loss in the East final; and (d) told ESPN sideline reporter Doris Burke that the Celtics were taking advantage of the Heat “complaining and crying to the referees in transition” at halftime of Game 4.
That only begins to describe the complexities of the point guard. In the span of five seasons, Rondo has gone from an afterthought next to the Big Three to the centrepiece of the Celtics. He had 44 points in a Game 2 loss to Miami, and 15 assists in a Game 4 win that tied the series. With Rondo, you never know for sure what to expect, except that it will be captivating.
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