Monday, May 3, 2010

Rajon Rondo Carried Celtics over Cavs

The starting pointguard of his team, Rajon Rondo issued 19 dimes to lead his team to a victory over the top seeded Cleveland Cavaliers, 104-86 that tied the series 1-1. It was a see-saw battle in the first half with the Boston Celtics lead by only 4. Rondo has 12 of his 19 assists in the first half. Ray Allen squandered for 17 big points in the third quarter outscoring the entire Cavaliers 17-12 by himself. After taking the lead for good to start in the fourth quarter 91-66, the Cavaliers stormed back, used a 15-0 run and pulled within 10 points on a basket by Lebron James 93-83. Boston, though closed out the game with an 11-3 run. Ray Allen lead the C's with 22 points while Garnett had 18 points and Rasheed Wallace, coming up from his scoring slump added 17 points. Lebron James, who was officially awarded as the Season MVP before tip-off scored 24 points while Antawn Jamison added 16 points and JJ Hickson contributed much of their comeback bid in the fourth, scoring 13 points. Game 3 will shift to Boston.


Post a Comment