- Green Street - http://greenstreet.weei.com -
Rondo: “I guess we just choked”
Posted By Mike Petraglia On May 14, 2009 @ 11:39 pm In General | 3 Comments
“We didn’t run out of gas,” Rondo said. “I guess we just choked. We turned the ball over and things did not go our way. We did not get stops. We turned the ball over and things did not go our way. We did not get stops. Turnovers led to a lot of points. We did not get to the free throw line like we wanted to. We only got there 13 times. We were not the more aggressive team tonight. They fought back and stuck with it. We did not get the punch out.”
Rondo pointed to the lack of execution in the second half as one big reason for blowing a 10-point third quarter lead.
“We did not get any rhythm at all and that caused some turnovers,” Rondo added. “They capitalized off our turnovers.”
The Celtics  committed 22 turnovers, leading to 29 points. Orlando turned it over 10 times and Boston scored just three points off Magic miscues the whole night.
Article printed from Green Street: http://greenstreet.weei.com
URL to article: http://greenstreet.weei.com/sports/boston/basketball/celtics/2009/05/14/rondo-i-guess-we-just-choked/
URLs in this post:
 Rajon Rondo: http://media.weei.com/basketball/rajon-rondo.htm
 Orlando Magic: http://media.weei.com/basketball/orlando-magic.htm
 TD Banknorth Garden: http://media.weei.com/basketball/td-banknorth-garden.htm
 Celtics: http://media.weei.com/basketball/boston-celtics.htm
 > Rondo: “I guess we just choked”" data-url="http://greenstreet.weei.com/sports/boston/basketball/celtics/2009/05/14/rondo-i-guess-we-just-choked/">Tweet: http://twitter.com/share
 : #disqus_thread
Copyright © 2014 WEEI.com. All rights reserved.