Rondo 18pts 17rebs 20ast | Rajon’s Top Triple Doubles
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Rondo posted his 2nd triple double in 3 games and became a part of NBA history posting only the 3rd 15, 15, 15 triple double in history. Only Oscar Robertson and Wilt Chamberlain achieved that feat before. Meaning Rondo pulled off a triple double that even leaders Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, Bird and Kidd were never able to do.
Let’s take a look back at some of Rondo’s best triple doubles
2008 vs Pacers: 16pts, 13 rebs & 17 asts.
This was Rondo’s first triple double and also was his career high in assist
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2008 Playoffs vs Bulls: Rondo became the first Celtic player with 2 triple doubles in the same series since Bird did it in 1986. He also became the first player with multiple triple-doubles in the same playoff series since Jason Kidd in 2002.
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2008 Playoffs vs Magic. Rondo’s triple doubles tied Bird’s franchise record.
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2009 Playoffs vs Cavs. Rondo records his 4th post season triple double with a playoff career high 29pts and 18 rebounds. He joined Wilt Chamberlain and Oscar Robertson as the only other player in NBA history to have 29 points, 18 rebounds and 13 assists in a playoff game
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2010 vs Knicks: Rondo dishes out a career high 24 assist to go with 10pts and 10rebs. It tied him with Isiah Thomas as the only players in NBA history to have at least 24 assists in a triple-double
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