Rondo's gambles pay off

He breaks single-season record for steals and earns teammates' respect

Updated: March 27, 2010, 2:47 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- With a second-quarter pickpocket of Sean May, Rajon Rondo established a new Boston benchmark for steals in a single season, moving him out of a tie with Rick Fox, who registered 167 thefts during the 1996-97 season.

But just because your name is featured in the Celtics' record book doesn't mean teammates treat you any differently.

As the TD Garden staff acknowledged Rondo's accomplishment with a message on the JumboTron that elicited a standing ovation from ...

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