Found March 30, 2013 on Celtics Life:
The Boston Celtics welcomed Rajon Rondo back to their bench after his ACL surgery tonight as they beat the Atlanta Hawks 118-107 at home. Paul Pierce had a triple double with 20 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 assists, and Jeff Green was the Celtics' leading scorer with 27 points. The Celtics are now just 1.5 games behind the Hawks for the #6 seed in the Eastern Conference. Game highlights above, box score below. Atlanta Hawks 107, Boston Celtics 118 - FINAL - March 29, 2013 Quarter Breakdown Team1234TOTAL Atlanta Hawks30262427107 Boston Celtics32342626118 Atlanta Hawks (40-33) PlayerMinsFGM/A3FM/AFTM/A+/-OREBDREBT-REBASTPFSTLTOBSBAPTS 5Smith, Josh31:187-231-53-4-915643041118 44Johnson, Ivan21:282-40-01-2-101451312015 10Petro, Johan12:212-30-00-0-13470001104 92Stevenson, DeShawn23:441-61-30-0-202020100003 0Teague, Jeff26:037-130-03-4-1302272210217 4Tolliver, Anthony28:114-74-72-2-216721020014 30Jones, Dahntay16:273-70-00-0+31012210016 26Korver, Kyle26:323-61-30-0-10333111007 8M...
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