Rajon Rondo turned in another of those mind-bogglingly erratic games in which he seems overwhelmed by the intensity and significance of the moment. He had just five a.ssists in 37 minutes and appeared afraid to attempt a layup with a defender within 20 feet.
Yet, when approached on his way to the team bus after not making himself available to the media, Rondo appeared strangely confident.
的値l take a lot of responsibility and we値l be right when the time comes,鋳 he said. 的 know the time is basically right now, but when we touch that floor in the first game of the playoffs, we値l be ready.鋳
When asked if he was confident about that statement, he smiled and said: 的 said it.鋳