Who will emerge as the primary backup point guard for the Celtics this season?
Every now and then us Celtics fans feel compelled to visit the Mother Ship and see what's going on. Upon first glance, it's the usual. A picture of Ray Allen golfing (Memo to the Army: There's also a picture of a hot chick at Celtics.com auditioning for the Anthem. I'd have posted it. But I figured you owned the IP rights for Celtics bloggers on all things related to hot chicks and the Celtics).
In any event, I eventually noticed the above poll.
Ray Allen as back-up point guard.
No one has advocated that as our first option at the back-up 1, as far as I can remember. But I can think of someone who's advocated using Jesus at the point down the stretch of close games (here and here). Now the Mother Ship is throwing this idea out there for general consumption.
I will be curious to see if it ever happens.
My most recent thought is that Rajon Rondo probably needs to be out there. Here's why. If Rondo's gonna be the second coming of DJ, we need to let Rondo find his inner DJ on offense, which means we need to let the kid see if his J can be money when it counts. Rondo's field-goald percentage is pretty high, but his jumper remains a weak spot. So was DJ's, unless it was the last five minutes of a close game, in which case DJ didn't miss. If Rondo's jumper didn't improve over the summer, maybe his crunch-time jumper did.
Let's find out.