Last year, Celtics fans were treated to one of the great spectacles of the NBA: the maturation of Rajon Rondo. The Big Three became the Big Four as the 2006 first round draftee seemed to finally realize his true, as he moved from a simple point guard to a real floor general, scoring points himself or finding ways to dish it out to teammates.
Many are saying he could become one of the best, if not THE best, point guard in the league. Others, however, are saying he's an over-hyped, immature player, who will at best be a role player, hiding in the shadow of veterans Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, and Ray Allen. What will become of our young star?
Here are the top reasons why I think Rajon Rondo will defy critics and reach the league's elite.