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Re: Playoff Rondo
« Reply #45 on: April 19, 2018, 11:47:37 PM »

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Pelicans up 3-0

Re: Playoff Rondo
« Reply #46 on: April 20, 2018, 12:04:22 AM »

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For real.
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Re: Playoff Rondo
« Reply #47 on: April 21, 2018, 05:42:15 PM »

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Playoff Rondo sighting

Re: Playoff Rondo
« Reply #48 on: April 21, 2018, 07:11:30 PM »

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Rajon Rondo > Isaiah Thomas

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Re: Playoff Rondo
« Reply #49 on: April 21, 2018, 07:18:27 PM »

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Rajon Rondo > Isaiah Thomas

 :P

If he's playing with an All-World caliber PF/C who can score with impunity, yeah.

This is a taste of what it might have kinda sorta been like if Rondo could have played with KG in his prime.
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Re: Playoff Rondo
« Reply #50 on: April 21, 2018, 07:40:17 PM »

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Re: Playoff Rondo
« Reply #51 on: April 21, 2018, 08:21:39 PM »

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What was great to see and hear about from some people is how smart rondo is, calling out defensive plays AS THE PG not a roving center who can see everything.  Like him or hate him but everyone has to admit the mans bb iq is super high.  Great win for NOLA.

Re: Playoff Rondo
« Reply #52 on: April 21, 2018, 09:44:41 PM »

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What was great to see and hear about from some people is how smart rondo is, calling out defensive plays AS THE PG not a roving center who can see everything.  Like him or hate him but everyone has to admit the mans bb iq is super high.  Great win for NOLA.
I remember when we played them this year and it was a close game, Rondo was brought in to inbound it and Scal was saying something like “Uh oh, Rondo is just about to pick apart our diamond zone” and I just thought it was cool that he’s still known for just knowing and seeing everything.

Brad quickly shouted at them to get into man, thankfully

Re: Playoff Rondo
« Reply #53 on: April 22, 2018, 02:40:16 AM »

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Rondo is 6-0 in the playoffs in the last two years when he is playing.

Let that sink in. Wow.

Re: Playoff Rondo
« Reply #54 on: April 22, 2018, 03:03:46 AM »

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What was great to see and hear about from some people is how smart rondo is, calling out defensive plays AS THE PG not a roving center who can see everything.  Like him or hate him but everyone has to admit the mans bb iq is super high.  Great win for NOLA.
I remember when we played them this year and it was a close game, Rondo was brought in to inbound it and Scal was saying something like “Uh oh, Rondo is just about to pick apart our diamond zone” and I just thought it was cool that he’s still known for just knowing and seeing everything.

Brad quickly shouted at them to get into man, thankfully

KG taught him that. Hopefully Rondo passes the torch to AD.

Re: Playoff Rondo
« Reply #55 on: April 22, 2018, 03:06:10 AM »

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Rondo is 6-0 in the playoffs in the last two years when he is playing.

Let that sink in. Wow.

Yes.  Great to see.  4-0 on the road.  2-0 on the road as an 8th seed against a 1 seed. 
2-0 on the road as a 6th seed against a 3 seed. 

Unfortunately I don't think the Pels have a Durant stopper.  The Warriors are too big and talented on the wing, etc...Unless Solomon Hill and Darius Miller are worlds better at defense than I know...it might be a sweep of the Pelicans.  Their best chance would be to steal game 1 I would think...maybe a poor shooting night from GS.

Re: Playoff Rondo
« Reply #56 on: April 22, 2018, 04:17:09 AM »

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What was great to see and hear about from some people is how smart rondo is, calling out defensive plays AS THE PG not a roving center who can see everything.  Like him or hate him but everyone has to admit the mans bb iq is super high.  Great win for NOLA.
I remember when we played them this year and it was a close game, Rondo was brought in to inbound it and Scal was saying something like “Uh oh, Rondo is just about to pick apart our diamond zone” and I just thought it was cool that he’s still known for just knowing and seeing everything.

Brad quickly shouted at them to get into man, thankfully

KG taught him that. Hopefully Rondo passes the torch to AD.
The rest of the league is probably dreading that exact thing
Rondo is 6-0 in the playoffs in the last two years when he is playing.

Let that sink in. Wow.

Yes.  Great to see.  4-0 on the road.  2-0 on the road as an 8th seed against a 1 seed. 
2-0 on the road as a 6th seed against a 3 seed. 

Unfortunately I don't think the Pels have a Durant stopper.  The Warriors are too big and talented on the wing, etc...Unless Solomon Hill and Darius Miller are worlds better at defense than I know...it might be a sweep of the Pelicans.  Their best chance would be to steal game 1 I would think...maybe a poor shooting night from GS.
If I were the Pels I'd go big, and try and put AD on Durant when Curry is out. Yeah, it would hurt their ring protection, but a lineup of Rondo/Jrue/AD/Mirotic/Okafor seems better suited to stop Golden State than starting Moore at the 3

Re: Playoff Rondo
« Reply #57 on: April 22, 2018, 08:17:54 AM »

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Rondo is STILL worthy of Chris Webber's battle cry.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g9D95FNo24s

Love to see him prove that he's still got it.

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Re: Playoff Rondo
« Reply #58 on: April 22, 2018, 08:32:51 AM »

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Playoff Rondo is a real thing. He is perfect for a team like the Pelicans, especially if they had one more scorer (Boogie). With him running the offense in the playoffs, they get great shots every possession.

I don't think non-celtic fans really get who playoff Rondo is. They saw a glimpse last year. They most excuse his Celtic days thinking he was the 3-4th banana.

They don't realize that he was the best player in the many of the biggest games for the Cs. They don't realize that there were multiple games in the Celtic-Heat series where Rondo was the best player on the court with at least 5 future hall-of-famers.

Playoff Rondo is real. That basketball IQ combined with Davis' scoring is one of the more terrifying matchups for oppositions out there. With Holliday playing at a high level, they are pretty dangerous.

Re: Playoff Rondo
« Reply #59 on: April 22, 2018, 08:36:13 AM »

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Playoff Rondo is spectacular. Really glad he’s doing well in NOLA. He’s not suited to be a championship team’s best player, but he’s a great 2nd guy.
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