Rajon Rondo Trade Rumors: 5 Potential Replacements for Stud Point Guard

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Rajon Rondo Trade Rumors: 5 Potential Replacements for Stud Point Guard
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The Boston Celtics have gone back and forth with rumors of a trade for Rajon Rondo, but if the deal were to go through, I have five strong candidates to replace him.

Replacing a guy with Rondo's athleticism at the point guard position is tough but there are players who could bring that same style to the Celtics offense. Ideally, you're looking for a guy who can run an offense, distribute the ball and contribute points.

Rondo is averaging a little more than 15 points and nine assists per game and his quickness on defense puts him at the top of a lot of teams' lists. Point guard play has been a vital part of many teams' success or failure this season—just ask the New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers.

Here are five potential replacements for a stud like Rondo in Boston.

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