Rondo the (Bulls) Destroyer

Rajon Rondo came into Chicago tonight and gored the Bulls.  He did it with passing, defense, boards, oh and a few buckets of his own.   If there is any doubt, Rondo officially owns the Bulls.   Brad Miller tried to even some scores from last year with a horse-collar tackle on Rajon early on, earning Bradley a flagrant foul.   Surely he would be happy taking the flagrant if it was traded for intimidating Rajon.   Well just a few moments later, there goes Rondo on the break with only Miller back.   What does RR do?   He aggressively pushed it into Miller, drew the contact, made the bucket, and sent Sad Brad to the bench with his second foul.   It turned out that Rajon sent the early message tonight (i.e. I'm not intimidated), and then backed it up by destroying the Bulls in the third quarter.  

I pasted the box score after the jump because it is a thing of beauty.   Balanced scoring!  All starters not named Rajon played fewer than 30 minutes!   Everyone was a + tonight, even Tony!  

Boston
 Starters Min FG 3Pt FT +/- Off Reb Ast TO Stl BS BA PF Pts 
  R. Rondo G 38:31 6-13 0-1 4-5 +20 0 7 14 5 3 1 1 2 16 
  R. Allen G 29:39 4-10 2-4 0-0 +19 0 3 2 1 0 1 2 2 10 
  K. Perkins C 22:23 3-5 0-0 4-6 +8 0 5 1 0 0 3 0 3 10 
  K. Garnett F 26:52 6-8 0-0 0-2 +13 2 10 2 1 0 1 0 1 12 
  P. Pierce F 24:59 4-12 2-5 4-4 +10 1 3 3 0 1 0 0 4 14 
 Bench Min FG 3Pt FT +/- Off Reb Ast TO Stl BS BA PF Pts 
  R. Wallace 21:32 5-12 1-5 4-4 +13 3 5 0 0 1 2 1 3 15 
  S. Williams 21:05 2-4 0-0 0-0 +11 1 8 1 0 0 2 2 2
  E. House 20:40 5-15 3-10 2-3 +14 1 3 0 0 2 2 0 1 15 
  B. Scalabrine 16:22 0-0 0-0 0-0 +11 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 2
  T. Allen 11:26 2-6 0-0 2-2 +4 2 3 0 2 1 0 4 1
  J.R. Giddens 4:05 1-3 0-1 2-4 +5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
  L. Hudson 2:27 0-0 0-0 0-0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
 Totals 38-88 8-26 22-30 10 49 25 9 8 13 10 22 106 
 Percentages:   .432 .308 .733   Team Rebounds: 9
 Chicago
 Starters Min FG 3Pt FT +/- Off Reb Ast TO Stl BS BA PF Pts 
  D. Rose G 35:21 8-19 0-0 3-5 -12 2 5 3 1 1 1 3 1 19 
  J. Salmons G 28:50 2-7 0-1 0-0 -13 0 5 9 2 1 2 1 1
  J. Noah C 32:10 1-8 0-0 0-0 -21 3 13 2 3 1 1 1 2
  L. Deng F 32:43 5-16 0-1 7-12 -15 2 4 1 1 1 1 2 2 17 
  B. Miller F 23:38 5-10 0-2 1-1 -7 2 6 0 1 1 0 0 4 11 
 Bench Min FG 3Pt FT +/- Off Reb Ast TO Stl BS BA PF Pts 
  T. Gibson 33:53 3-9 0-0 6-7 -19 3 11 1 1 2 2 1 4 12 
  K. Hinrich 20:32 1-6 0-1 0-0 -22 0 0 1 2 0 1 2 2
  J. Johnson 15:17 1-5 0-1 0-0 -11 3 5 2 1 0 2 1 2
  J. Pargo 8:50 4-8 1-3 2-2 -3 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 11 
  A. Gray 6:19 0-4 0-0 0-0 -5 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 2
  L. Hunter 2:27 0-0 0-0 0-0 -2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Totals 30-92 1-9 19-27 16 55 19 12 7 10 13 22 80 
 Percentages:   .326 .111 .704   Team Rebounds: 15

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