On October 14th, Beijing time, Los Angeles Lakers player Rajon Rondo talked about his nickname "Playoff Rondo" in an interview and admitted that he didn't like the name.
"When you look back on my entire career, I have always been playing at a high level. Although I have experienced some injuries and setbacks in the past few seasons. But other than that, I think I have He has been doing very well throughout his career," Rondo said.
The nickname of "playoffs more" originated from Rondo's teammate Kendrick Perkins when he was in the Green Army. Previously, Perkins once recalled: "It was probably me who gave him the nickname'Playoff Rondo'. I did call him that many times because he always turns on the switch in the playoffs. His The mentality reminds me of Fisher. Fisher averaged eight or nine points per game in the regular season. When it comes to the crucial playoffs, he will suddenly explode and score 16 points."
Although Rondo doesn't like his nickname, the statistics reflect the real existence of "Playoffs."
14 years of his professional career, Rondo averaged 10.2 points and 8.3 assists per game in the regular season, shooting 45.8% from the field and 31.6% from the three-point range. In the playoffs, three of Rondo's four statistics have risen, with 13.3 points and 9.0 assists, 44.4% shooting and 32.0% three-point shooting.
It is worth mentioning that the playoff career averaged 9.0 assists per game. Among players who played more than 50 playoff games, only "Magic" Johnson (average 12.3 per game) and John Stockton (average per game) 10.1 times) More than Rondo.
The attribute of "multiple playoffs" is also evident in this year's playoffs. In the playoffs this season, Rondo's shooting percentage and three-point shooting percentage reached 45.5% and 40%, respectively. In the regular season, Rondo's two data were only 41.8% and 32.8%. In addition, Rondo's assists in this year's playoffs are fixed at 105, setting a record for the assists of a substitute player in the playoffs in a single season. Previously, it was Manu Ginobili's 95 times in 14 years.
34-year-old Rondo won the championship trophy again after 12 years, becoming the first player after Clyde La Follett to win both the Celtics and Lakers championships.
34岁的隆多（Rondo）在12年后再次赢得了冠军奖杯，成为继克莱德·拉福莱特（Clyde La Follett）之后赢得凯尔特人和湖人冠军的第一位球员。