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No punishment for Rondo, Paul

Posted on: November 5, 2009 11:12 am
 

After reviewing the altercation between Rajon Rondo and Chris Paul during and after Sunday's game in Boston between the Celtics and Hornets, the NBA decided not to take disciplinary action against either player.

Neither point guard will receive any type of fine or suspension for the fracas, which boiled over after Rondo incensed Paul by reportedly chiding him that he's won a championship and Paul never will. Earlier in the game, won by the Celtics 97-87, each player received a technical foul for a confrontation under the basket. After the final buzzer, the players exchanged words and had to be separated as the teams left the floor. Paul unsuccessfully tried to enter the Celtics' locker room to continue the discussion, and Hornets coach Byron Scott said he overheard Paul saying, "He's going to respect me as a man."

The Celtics are off to a 6-0 start, while the Hornets are struggling out of the gate with a 2-3 record that has only intensified Paul's frustration.


Category: NBA
Comments

Since: Sep 8, 2009
Posted on: November 6, 2009 11:25 pm
 

No punishment for Rondo, Paul

To all the people that say that Rondo was only succesfull because of the people around him, show me another PG that averaged a triple double in the playoffs (Without Keving Garnett).



Since: Nov 6, 2009
Posted on: November 6, 2009 6:08 pm
 

No punishment for Rondo, Paul

Are you serious? You really dont think that Rondo helped them in the 2008 playoffs? Hes such and underrated player because hes overshadowed by the big 3. He deffinatley helped them in 2008. No question.




Since: Oct 22, 2007
Posted on: November 6, 2009 2:28 pm
 

No punishment for Rondo, Paul

"Rondo's a punk."

Whatever.  Chris Paul is my favorite player not in green, but he needs to learn to control his emotions.  Guys talk trash all the time.  He needs to act like a pro and not let it distract him.  Otherwise, it's going to affect his team in a negative way.  I'm not saying Rondo had to say what he said, but it's just words.



Since: Sep 11, 2006
Posted on: November 6, 2009 11:48 am
 

No punishment for Rondo, Paul

rondo is top 5 pg in the peague and going to be a hall of famer just just cousyAnd you are calling someone an idiot. Rondo is definitely the best point guard on his own team. Top 5 in the league? to quote Ochocinco, "Please child".





Since: Sep 12, 2006
Posted on: November 6, 2009 10:51 am
 

No punishment for Rondo, Paul

Comparing a football's quarterback with a basketball's point guard is completely insane, simply because there are not that many stand out point guards in the NBA right now. Most leaders on the team sit at the position of SG/SF. Paul Pierce definitely runs that offense, not Rondo. The Celtics could easily replace Rondo, and STILL be a high caliber team. It's easy to look good when you're surrounded by future hall of famers.



Since: Sep 12, 2006
Posted on: November 6, 2009 10:45 am
 

No punishment for Rondo, Paul

Chris Paul came to a poor team and turned it completely around BY HIMSELF. Rondo came to a poor team, along with 3 future HOF'ers...and he got credit for helping to turn it around. Rondo deserves no respect because he got carried into a championship ring.



Since: Sep 12, 2006
Posted on: November 6, 2009 10:42 am
 

No punishment for Rondo, Paul

If you weight 170 and played in any professional sport that has physical contact, you'd get tossed, too. AI is the same way...poor example. Poor post.



Since: Dec 18, 2006
Posted on: November 6, 2009 2:47 am
 

No punishment for Rondo, Paul

Rondo did win a title, but it wasn't because of him, any point guard could be on the floor with those guys and win, Webb, Bogues, Blaylock, any poiint guard. To disrespect Chris Paul the best point guard on the planet is just stupid. He should be suspended just for thinking he's better than Paul. By the way Rondo, you will never win a gold medal, which is alot harder to attain than an NBA championship.



Since: Nov 6, 2009
Posted on: November 6, 2009 1:30 am
 

No punishment for Rondo, Paul

LMAO etc etc what kind of fan doesnt mention the best celtic player ever? your an idiot rondo did something in the playoffs last year that cousy (who had somewhat of a stacked team ) never did in his life  wake up idiot rondo is top 5 pg in the peague and going to be a hall of famer just just cousy



Since: Nov 6, 2009
Posted on: November 6, 2009 1:27 am
 

No punishment for Rondo, Paul

Maybe kirk hirich should have played some d because rondo became a star in that series last year. name your fav player there all assholes kobe jordan they are all competitors this isnt ping pong its a physical and mental esge that your trying to gain every night and obviously chris paul got worn down. 


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