VIDEO: Rajon Rondo makes Mavericks debut vs. Spurs

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VIDEO: Rajon Rondo makes Mavericks debut vs. Spurs

The newest member and starting point guard for the Dallas Mavericks made his debut against the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday night.

Rajon Rondo was traded to Dallas this week by the Boston Celtics. 

In the Mavericks’ 99-93 win, due larger in part to Monta Ellis’ 38 points, Rondo finished with only six points on 3-for-11 shooting, but in typical Rondo fashion, grabbed seven rebounds and dished nine assists. Rondo is still the league leader in assists.

Though it’s nowhere close to the potential product, and even though Dallas faced a depleted Spurs team in their Rondo trial run, you saw the impact of having Rondo on the floor on countless occasions. It’s simply his effort, leadership, and understanding of winning plays that will help progress this Mavericks team. Check the highlights from Rondo’s debut in Dallas below.

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Martin is the Founder, Chief Editor, and Head Skills Development Trainer for Basketball Society. He has work experience in digital media and marketing, radio, and journalism. Currently, he does freelance work as a videographer and content creator. He has been featured as a writer on sites such as Def Pen, TV Film News, All Hip-Hop, and more. Martin played high school basketball at South Brunswick High School (NJ) where he graduated in 2007. He is a 1,000-point scorer at SBHS and an All-Middlesex County performer as a 3-year varsity starter. He helped lead SBHS to their first-ever Central Jersey Group 4 sectional state championship in 2007. Martin played college basketball at Eastern University, where he graduated (BA, Communications) in 2012. Martin was a four-year starter and a 1,000-point scorer at EU. Follow Martin on Twitter @Marsoaries and on Instagram @martin_soaries

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