By Jay (MrTrpleDouble10)
Rajon Rondo is capable of doing a lot of things with a basketball. When he’s fully engaged in a given game, he’s without question one of the few players that are alone worth the price of admission. We’ve seen him perform some magical moves while dribbling and/or passing. Recently, he added this slick around-the-back-to-himself dribbling trickery. But his signature move is the behind the back fake-pass, then glide in for the lay-up
Apparently it’s catching on with other players in the NBA. I doubt many fans out there tuned in to the enthralling matchup last night between the Philadelphia 76ers and the Oklahoma City Thunder. You might have just to scout Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook in anticipation for tonight’s matchup with the Celtics. I REALLY doubt that you observed the 107-89 shellacking that the Milwaukee Bucks gave to the LA Clippers. Why are these games relevant to the Speedy Sorcerer? In the video below, check out Andre Iguodala’s move at the 0:40 mark, then watch what Brandon Jennings does at the 1:55 mark. As the great C & C Music Factory once sang: “Things that make you go hmmmmm?”
While there may be a bit of homerism on my part, it’s not nearly as blatant on this recent ESPN.com poll regarding fan MVP voting. The question is: Which player should be behind LeBron James in the MVP Watch? Check out the graphic below for the current tally.