Posted January 23, 2012 on
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The Boston Celtics will be without starters Ray Allen, Rajon Rondo and three bench players, severely depleting their roster for Monday night's game against the Orlando Magic.
Boston coach Doc Rivers delivered the news about an hour before the game.
Allen jammed his left ankle in the second quarter of Sunday's win at Washington and didn't return.
Starting point guard Rondo will be missing his third straight after taking a hard fall and bruising his right wrist last Wednesday.
Fowards Mickael Pietrus (shoulder) and Chris Wilcox (left calf) and guard Keyon Dooling (right knee) were also out.
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Boston Celtics guard Ray Allen left Sunday's game against the Washington Wizards with an ankle injury.
Allen was hurt in the second quarter when he collided with Wizards rookie Jan Vesely. He did not return.
X-rays were negative on Allen, who said he felt tightness and pain in the ankle but would attempt to play in Monday's game against Orlando.
The 36-year-old Allen entered...
Despite missing five players due to injury - including Rajon Rondo, Ray Allen and Mickael Pietrus - the Celtics played arguably their greatest game of the entire season, manhandling the Orlando Magic at the TD Garden 87-56. The Magic drop to 11-5 as the Celtics improve to 7-9. It is the first time all season the Celtics have beaten an opponent with a winning record.
The Magic held...
Without Rajon Rondo in the line up and Ray Allen being sidelined in the first half due to injury, today's game was there for Washington's taking. Instead, the only thing the Wiz Kids got was a steady dose of Paul Pierce. The future hall of famer had a game high 34 points and 10 assists in his best game this season for the C's and lead his team to a 100-94 victory over...
The Boston Celtics will be without starters Ray Allen, Rajon Rondo and three bench players, severely depleting their roster for Monday night's game against the Orlando Magic. Boston coach Doc Rivers delivered the news about an hour before the game. Allen jammed his left ankle in the second quarter of Sunday's win at Washington and didn't return.
Ray Allen and Rajon Rondo are among five Celtics out for Monday's game against the Magic.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers says point guard Rajon Rondo will miss Sunday's game against the Washington Wizards with a sprained right wrist.
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Boston Celtics (5-9) at Wizards (2-13)
Sunday, January 22
1:00 PM ET
Regular Season Game #15, Road Game #6
TV: CSN-NE, Comcast Sportsnet, NBA-TV,
Radio: WEEI, KTAR
Verizon Center Referees: Joey Crawford, Kevin Fehr, Violet Palmer
This is the 3rd meeting between these two teams this season. The Celtics have already won a home and home series earlier...
Tip: 7:30pm Court: TD Garden Watch it: CSN/NBA TV Hear it: WEEI
Referees: Tom Washington, Leroy Richardson, Scott Twardoski
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Record: 6-9 (3rd Atlantic, 7th East)
Record: 11-4 (1st Southeast, 2nd East)
At Home: 4-5
On road: 5-2
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