The continued emergence of Rajon Rondo as a legitimate NBA star has been one of the early story lines of the Boston-Cleveland series. Highlight reels celebrating Rondo plays have popped up in several places, with particular attention (see here and here) on Rondo’s Dream Shake-esque score on Anderson Varejao.
A few of his passes really stood out to me, and I didn’t want them to be forgotten—especially the one highlighted below. Maybe I’m crazy, but I think this might be one of the 10 best passes of Rajon’s career. The juke that preceded it, the crazy angle on the pass, the strength to get it all the way out to Allen—it’s just an amazing pass.
And something we should appreciate: