There are a handful of players in the NBA who have turned the assist into a work of art. These players are capable of filling arenas and drawing millions of eager viewers worldwide waiting to see what amazing pass will come next.
Some of these passes have to be replayed over and over so that the rest of us can understand just how on earth he managed to get that ball through that gap.
Not only do players like Rondo and Rubio dish out assists that have to be seen to be believed, but they rack up massive numbers of assists on a nightly basis. This is what lets them join the elite: the consistently high numbers.