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Maturing Rajon Rondo survives the difficulties

Rajon Rondo - photo by Mike Ehrmann | Getty

- photo by Mike Ehrmann | Getty

Rajon Rondo didn't produce one of the eye-popping stat lines that put him in the company of Oscar Robertson, Magic Johnson and few others in Tuesday's 94-90 win over the Miami Heat in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals.  Such performances have become remarkably common for Rondo, a demonstration of the unique talent of the 26-year-old point guard. But for three quarters on Tuesday night, the other version of Rondo was on display — the one hesitant to shoot, seems disengaged and hardly looks like one of the top point guards in the .

 

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On This Day In UK Basketball History

On June 24, 2010, Kentucky had five players drafted in the first round of the NBA Draft. John Wall became the first Wildcat ever named the overall No. 1 pick when he was selected by the Washington Wizards.  DeMarcus Cousins was selected fifth by the Sacramento Kings, Patrick Patterson went 14th to the Houston Rockets, Eric Bledsoe went 18th to the Oklahoma City Thunder and Daniel Orton was picked 29th by the Orlando Magic.

 

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