When Mike D’Antoni drafted Rajon Rondo to be a Sun with the 21st pick in the 2006 draft, he just traded, with fears that his inability to shoot a jump shot wouldn’t fit in with the Suns. And, honestly, Rondo should be happy that he was traded on draft day because he could have never reached his full potential backing Steve Nash up.
However, it wasn’t a good move for the Suns, with Rondo now stunning the sports world as point guard for the Boston Celtics.
He nicely complemented the Celtics’ Big Three last year, but he was that and only that: a complement. Now, however, he has fit himself into the mix, with the first triple- double since Ryan Gomes for the Celtics and rising thoughts that the Celtics might not only have a Boston Three Party but a Boston Three Party plus One. Continue reading
In my last post, I recorded the Pro Bowl rosters. Albert Haynesworth was in that post. You would think that’s good for the Tennessee Titans, wouldn’t you? I mean, your defensive tackle was good enough to be named one the best, right?
Well, as it turns out, it’s not good for the Titans.
Why? Well, one term of Haynesworth’s contract is that he becomes a free agent once he is named to the Pro Bowl. Continue reading