Tag:Rajon Rondo
Posted on: May 7, 2009 12:19 pm
Edited on: May 7, 2009 12:22 pm

Pierce steps up and Dodd's Post-Spring Top 25

Champs respond

Three points from Paul Pierce, but Boston beats Orlando 112-94 in Game 2 behind Rajon Rondo's triple-double. With the champs so vulnerable, you have to question the heart of Dwight Howard, Mike Freeman says.

Related Links: Series: 1-1 | Game 3: Alston out? | Speak!

Repeat offenders

Tim Tebow and defending champion Florida are loaded -- again -- and sitting No. 1, but usual party crashers Boise State, TCU, BYU and Utah find homes in Dennis Dodd's Post-Spring Top 25. Column | Talk 2009!

Related Links: Dodd: Good, bad, ugly | Friedgen | Darst: Tebow thong

Out of nowhere

Maybe now someone will notice Scott Richmond. Scott Miller tells the fascinating tale of Toronto's emerging No. 2 starter, whose journey to the majors included three years as a dockworker and four colleges. Story

Related Links: Jays (20-10) rout Angels | B/R | Power Rankings | Eh!

Posted on: May 5, 2009 10:23 am

Lakers drop Game 1 and Ovechkin lifts Capitals

The rust of the story

Remain calm. All is well. The Lakers sleepwalk through Game 1 and lose to the Rockets 100-92, but they're not fretting. In fact, they seem to relish this challenge after coasting for six months, Ramona Shelburne says.

Related Links: Series: Houston 1, Los Angeles 0 | Hey!

Cap trick

The Alexander Ovechkin-Sidney Crosby duel is not disappointing. Both stars tally hat tricks in Game 2, but it is Ovechkin's Capitals who prevail 4-3. Crosby does his part, but he needs help, Wes Goldstein says.

Related Links: Series: Capitals 2, Penguins 0 | Expert Picks | Speak!

On point

Orlando nearly blows a 28-point lead to Boston but the Magic hold off the Celtics 95-90 in Game 1 of their series. The key to advancing rests on the decision making of Rafer Alston and Rajon Rondo, Ken Berger says.

Related Links: Series: Orlando 1, Boston 0 | Lee | Hey!

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