President Obama Told Rajon Rondo He Needs To Learn How To Shoot

President Obama Told Rajon Rondo He Needs To Learn How To Shoot

Rajon Rondo's jump shot is suspect. You know this. We know this. Hell, apparently, even the President of the United States of America knows this! In his new book, Shaq Uncut, Shaquille O'Neal shares a number of interesting tidbits with the world. The first to leak out involves a trip that several players from the Boston Celtics took to the Museum of Fine Arts in March for a fundraiser in which they got to hang out with President Barack Obama for a few minutes. During that meeting, Shaq says, President Obama approached Ray Allen, who was standing next to Rondo, with a simple suggestion. "Hey, Ray," President Obama said. "Why don't you teach this kid how to shoot?"

Shaq says it's one of the reasons Rondo struggled down the stretch. "The next day, Rondo shot the ball horribly," Shaq writes. "He stopped taking shots after that. He's so sensitive. I think it was a real jolt to hear the outside perception of a basketball fan who happens to be the President of the United States. It messed with his mind. I'm sure of it."

Cool story, bro. Can't wait to read the rest of 'em when Shaq Uncut hits stores on November 15. [via SLAM]

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