Friday, September 21, 2012
Rajon Rondo talks Asia trip, 1-on-1 tourney
By Playbook Trending
Courtesy of Red Bull, Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo hosted youth clinics, a court refurbishment and qualifiers for Red Bull King of the Rock throughout Asia.
On Saturday, Rondo will be on Alcatraz Island to host the finals of Red Bull King of the Rock, the premier one-on-one basketball tournament in the world. When the global competition was established in 2010, it marked the first time basketball had been played on "The Rock" since the inmates left the island more than 50 years ago. Now in its third year, Red Bull King of the Rock has expanded qualifiers in 27 countries, including 33 in the United States. From these qualifiers, 64 finalists head to the island.