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20 things we learned from Rajon Rondo’s Facebook chat

09.08.11 at 6:43 pm ET

Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo hosted a Facebook chat on Thursday for his fans to promote his Nike Hyperfuse sneakers on behalf of Foot Locker. It was Classic Rondo all the way, replete with short and often cryptic answers. Here are 20 things we learned from the two-time NBA All-Star …

20. He plans on the Celtics winning the 2012 NBA championship.

19. He doesn’t think the Celtics are looking too good right now.

18. His No. 1 rule about NBA pranks: Don’t talk about NBA pranks.

17. His recipe for success: God and practice.

16. He started playing football at 6 years old, two years before picking up a basketball.

15. He first dunked at age 14.

14. The Nike Hyperfuse shoes he’s promoting aren’t his favorite. Kobe Bryant‘s 2K4 Hurache kicks are.

13. Although, he might wear the Nike Hyperfuse kicks this season. Again, he’s promoting these shoes.

12. He’s kept busy this summer by traveling and appearing.

11. One appearance was the University of Kentucky pros vs. the Dominican national team. Good times.

10. He’ll be appearing in Kentucky next week.

9. If the Kentucky freshmen stay humble, they’ll be good. And he doesn’t want to discuss iRenew.

8. He wants to attend Kentucky-North Carolina on Dec. 3, even though the Celtics should be in Milwaukee.

7. He doesn’t think he’s quick, so he hired a track coach to teach him how.

6. He practices his sick assists by making more sick assists.

5. He corrects people’s grammar.

4. He mocks Knicks fans.

3a. He’s enjoying the offseason.

3b. Did we mention he’s enjoying the offseason?

2. In fact, he’s been having such a good time, he forgot about the NBA lockout.

1. He’s working on his jump shot. You got that President Obama!

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