Rondo makes name for himself despite being overlooked as recruit, pro prospect

Updated: May 7, 2009, 11:31 AM ET
By Ronnie Flores | ESPNRISE.com

The Boston Celtics edged the Chicago Bulls in one of the greatest playoff series in NBA history Saturday, advancing to face the Orlando Magic in the Eastern Conference semifinals.

One of the keys to the reigning world champions' continued success has been Rajon Rondo, Boston's controversial third-year point guard. While the Louisville, Ky., native's physical play has garned the majority of the attention, there is no doubting his affect on his team. He averaged 19.4 points, 11.6 assists ...

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