Rajon Rondo had the game of a lifetime for Boston on Wednesday night, playing all 53 minutes of the Celtics' 115-111 overtime loss to the Miami Heat and finishing with 44 points, 10 assists, eight rebounds.
He scored all 12 of the Celtics' overtime points, giving his team the lead three separate times, and scored more points in a single overtime than anyone else this season.
His coach, Doc Rivers, called Rondo's performance "phenomenal." Even the opposing team's star player, LeBron James, opened his comments to the press by saying Rondo was "amazing."
All of those descriptions certainly fit, but what about this one: the best? As in the best point guard remaining in the playoffs? There are only four teams left, but they include three of the top players at that position -- Rondo, San Antonio's Tony Parker and Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook.