Chapter 1: Diamond in the rough
Despite tough surroundings, head-butting with coaches, Rondo blossomed in high school
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Rajon Rondo grew up in the College Court condominiums, a low-income complex in a rugged section of this city.
There is not an abundance of opportunity to be found here, at the corner of Seventh and Kentucky. But there are plenty of life-altering choices to make, many of them symbolized by the surrounding cityscape.
Two miles south on Seventh Street is a seedy adult-entertainment district, part of a high-crime area. A mile north on Seventh is the gleaming Muhammad ...
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