It wasn't as easy as some hoped, but the Boston Celtics have won their sixth-straight game.
Facing the lowly Charlotte Bobcats, the Celtics had to scrap and defend against big runs in order to come away with a 100-89 win.
The Celtics dominated through much of the first half before allowing a 13-2 Charlotte run to open the third quarter. From there the Bobcats kept it close, but Boston continually kept them at bay.
Rajon Rondo had the triple-double watch active within the first three minutes of this one. He finished the game with 17 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds, dominating his matchup with the young Kemba Walker. This was Rondo's 26th career triple-double and the third this season.
It should also be noted, this was not a nationally televised game, or even a big matchup. Rondo was fully engaged for a January game against the Bobcats.
Kevin Garnett was completely invisible on the offensive end, finishing with just seven points on 2-of-11 shooting. He was joined by Paul Pierc...