A hot Rajon Rondo burns Cavs for 23 points and 12 assists

Rajon Rondo
photo by Tony Dejak | AP

The plan seemed brilliant. They always seem brilliant when you draw them up.  didn’t make the All-Star team because of lights-out shooting. Defenses don’t exactly tremble when they see him pull up from 15 feet.  In fact, Cavaliers coach Byron Scott said anything from 15 feet out, Rondo can have.  It looked like sound strategy when the Cavaliers gave the point guard every shot he wanted back in October. He took 12 shots, practically ball-hogging by his standards, scored a team-high 18 points, and the Celtics lost, 95-87.

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