Celtics' selling point is winning

Updated: July 3, 2010, 12:34 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

When the Boston Celtics inked Rajon Rondo to a five-year, $55 million contract extension at the start of the 2009-10 season, some NBA pundits scoffed at the idea of paying him on par with the league's top point guards.

Eight months later, with Rondo's first All-Star season behind him, you'd be hard-pressed to find anyone who thinks it wasn't a steal, particularly after seeing the gobs of money being thrown around to non-All-Star players as free agency began Thursday night.

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