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The Celtics may have lost both Rajon Rondo and Jared Sullinger for the season due to injuries, but the team’s recent play wouldn’t suggest any problems.
Boston has won four in a row since Rondo went down, and the team appears to be rolling right along despite whatever injury troubles pop up.
While Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce‘s names swirl in trade rumors, however, the Celtics could be better off standing pat. Despite the team’s tenuous position in the standings, they match up well against the Miami Heat — and come playoff time, could be poised to pull off an upset.
NESN.com NBA writer Ben Watanabe stopped by the podcast on Tuesday to discuss the Celtics’ future with NESN Nation’s Dan Duquette. The two also discussed the Rudy Gay trade, which teams should begin packing it in already this season and much more.
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First, the topic du jour around Boston, the notion the Celtics are better without Rondo.
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The Boston Celtics finished off their four-game homestand Sunday afternoon with a win over the Los Angeles Clippers. The 106-104 victory was the Celtics' fourth-straight, and they have now won each game following Rajon Rondo's ACL injury. Paul Pierce's 22 points led the way for the Celtics, who withstood a furious fourth-quarter comeback bid by the Clippers. Let's...
Heat coach Erik Spoelstra had yet to give it any thought.
After all, he had only known he was the coach of the Eastern Conference All-Star team for a few minutes. His first decision is whether to start center Chris Bosh in the game Feb. 17 in Houston. He leaned toward having three Heat starters, with Bosh joining LeBron James and Dwyane Wade.
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