Rajon Rondo Less Spectacular But Still Strong Against Heat in Follow-Up to Unforgettable Performance BOSTON -- Rajon Rondo's goal Friday was not to match his performance from Game 2, nor to even try. His 44-point, 10-assist, eight-rebound show was a game for the ages, but the thing about games for the ages is that they usually do not come around every other day. Rondo's goal instead was much more straightforward, and it was one he successfully achieved. "My goal was the win, by any means ... Rajon Rondo, Celtics beat Heat 101-91, trail series 2-1 BOSTON - Kevin Garnett had 24 points and 11 rebounds and Rajon Rondo scored 21 points with 10 assists to lead the Boston Celtics to a 101-91 victory over the Heat in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals on Friday night, cutting Miami's lead in the series to 2-1. Celtics' hope of upsetting Heat rest with odd couple Kevin Garnett and Rajon Rondo The clash of wills between Kevin Garnett and Rajon Rondo is over. Their 1-2 tandem, in harmony, might be Boston's only chance at upsetting Miami. Where Does Rajon Rondo Rank Among the Boston Celtics All-Time Great Point Guards Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo has been on an amazing run since the All-Star break, averaging 12.6 points, 12.9 assists and 5.9 rebounds (including playoffs) since March 2. Rondo has certainly made his claim as one of the top point guards in the NBA today, but where does he rank among the top floor in Celtics history? As good as Rondo is, he has a lot of competition for the top spot, as ... Rajon Rondo: Why He Is the Best Player in Postseason Right Now Rajon Rondo had a long journey before becoming the most dangerous point guard in this year's NBA Playoffs. He was drafted 21st overall by the Phoenix Suns in 2006 before being traded on draft night to the Boston Celtics . Rondo wasn't expected to be the savior of a struggling Celtics team, and in his rookie season he wasn't able to help, as he was forced to split time with Sebastian Telfair and ... Rajon Rondo, Boston Celtics beat Miami Heat, trail series 2-1 Kevin Garnett had 24 points and 11 rebounds and Rajon Rondo scored 21 points with 10 assists to lead the Boston Celtics to a 101-91 victory over the Heat in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals on Friday night, cutting Miami's lead in the series to 2-1. Rondo has an answer When things got tough last night, so did Rajon Rondo. Everyone who walked down Fleet Street toward TD Garden... Celtics Live Blog: Rajon Rondo, Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett Lead C's to 101-91 Victory Over Heat in Game 3 Game over, 101-91: This is a series again. Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Rajon Rondo each scored more than 20 points as the Celtics halved the Heat's advantage in the Eastern Conference Finals to 2-1. There was no preserving their legs, though, as a late Miami surge forced Pierce and Rondo to play more than 40 minutes in an effort to fend off the Heat. LeBron James had 34 points, eight rebounds ... Is Rajon Rondo, the difference-maker, enough for Celtics? Ray Allen, left, one of the Boston Celtics' Big Three, says the team now expects Rajon Rondo, right, to be the difference-maker. Will that be enough to carry Boston vs. the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference finals? Rajon Rondo and the Top 6 Most Unique Players in the NBA 41, 18 and 9. 44, 8 and 10. Those are some of the stat lines put up in this year's 2012 NBA playoffs. And though year after year we see stars rise in the postseason, I can't help but appreciate some of the marquee talents in the league. While comparable numbers have been put up in the past, I wonder often if this generation of superstars is a different breed. This is a list of the top-seven most ...
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