Rajon Rondo is looking like Thomas Crown out on the hardwood these days. Last night, he finished with five steals, and through eight games already has 25. By now were sure you know about Rondo and Red Bull‘s Boston’s Got Wings initiative, which has Red Bull donating $500 to Boston’s Parks and Recreation Department to refurbish basketball courts throughout the city for every steal Rondo records this season. With 25 steals to date, that means $12,500 has already been donated. At this clip, he’s on pace to swipe the rock 254 times and donate $127,000. Not bad.
For those of you in Boston, there’s a steal tracker that hangs in The Greatest Bar. If you go there to watch a C’s game, it updates in realtime.
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