Rajon Rondo Is Quietly Back To Being Rajon Rondo
Huffington Post - about 1 year
There was once a time, not so long ago, when Rajon Rondo was one of the best point guards in the NBA and a crucial component of a championship run with the Boston Celtics. Nobody in the league was better at controlling tempo, and nobody excelled more in the transition game. But somewhere along the way, Rondo lost his spark, becoming more well-known for his petulant behavior than basketball prowess.
At first, it seemed like an aberration, merely a trend. But it persisted. Boston eventually dealt him to Dallas, where he feuded with Head Coach Rick Carlisle and infamously tanked during last year's playoffs against Houston. As a free agent last summer, interest in a cancerous locker room lead guard without a jump shot was noticeably missing. But Sacramento needed a point to run pick-and-roll with its highly gifted power forward, DeMarcus Cousins. The acquisition, not surprisingly, was hardly celebrated -- Rondo seemed indifferent to winning basketball, and at 29 years old had perhaps
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