Last night was frustrating. The C’s missed almost half their foul shots, turned the ball over 18 times, allowed 15 offensive boards and generally couldn’t get any good looks against an active Bulls defense.
Sometimes it’s good to remind ourselves that even in those frustrating games, NBA athletes are doing absolutely insane things—things that get lost amid 90-odd possessions and a focus on the trends of a particular game.
Things like this:
You try throwing a 40-foot cross-court pass off the dribble with your weak hand. And not only that, try throwing that pass on a line not to a player, but to a spot about 10 feet to that player’s left so that the ball meets the player at that spot just as he arrives.
That is a sick, sick pass. Did you even remember it? I probably wouldn’t have, except I stopped the game and recorded it.
In conclusion: Basketball is fun, and Rajon Rondo is awesome.