Found November 11, 2012 on
In Jun's recap last night there was a nice nugget of info at the bottom:
Another story most will not talk about: Rajon Rondo's streak of more than 10 assists a game in 27 straight games ended tonight. He was tied with John Stockton (1990-91) for the longest streak in NBA history. RIP. His minimum of 10 assists per game is still alive though (30 games). It stands alone as the third longest in history.
So while most focus on the double digit assist streak (tying Stockton for 3rd place is a major feat in and of itself) I feel that Rondo tying Stockton's record for most games with 11 or more assists Friday night is even a bigger deal. 10 is a nice round number, but 11, 12, 13, and 14 are more (another free Math lesson). So on behalf of Celtics Life and it's readers let me say:
Congrats to Rajon Rondo who now shares the NBA record for most consecutive games with more than 10 assists.
The record stood for over 20 years and Stockton still owns a tie with Rondo, but my...
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Bulls fans have always hated Rondo. Love how they were hoping to keep his assist streak from continuing and then said they cheated to keep it going. The Rondo photo cracked me up. Too funny. Of course there are the usual ref complaints and the "old Celtics" comments. I hope you enjoy today's comments...
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We’ve all heard billions of times about Kevin Garnett’s obscene plus-minus numbers. And the Boston Celtics’ trend of deteriorating with KG on the court is continuing this season.After last night’s loss, Rajon Rondo explained what happens whenever Garnett moves to the bench. (Hint: Hide yo’ kids, hide yo’ wife, close your eyes and take a shot of Jameson.) (Boston Herald...
The Boston Celtics entered the season expected to contend with the Miami Heat (and possibly others) for the Eastern Conference title. They’re off to a 3-3 start, which isn’t bad, but certainly not impressive when you consider that two of the wins came against the Wizards. One of the main problems for the Celtics is their age. Kevin Garnett is 36 and Paul Pierce is 35, which...
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Rajon Rondo had 20 points, nine rebounds and 10 assists to lead the Boston Celtics to a 101-95 win over the Chicago Bulls on Monday night.
Rondo took advantage of Bulls point guard Nate Robinson for three quarters, helping the Celtics build a 12-point lead on 56-percent shooting. He extended his streak of consecutive games with 10 or more assists to 31, the longest in the NBA since...
The Celtics had a pretty good team win against an injury riddled Chicago Bulls team. This is not an indictment on the win, but how well they came together defensively. The dreaded KG swoon did not occur. When Doc took KG out of the game, the team did not fall apart.
There is also Rajon Rondo, who is starting to find players in their preferred spots, with Jason Terry being...
The Celtics mantra has and always will be "we got to grind it out." they have no choice, given how their season is going. It all boils down to trust and learning how to play in a different way.
Last year's role players were great defenders, but couldn't find the hoop when it mattered. That anemic Game Seven in the Eastern Conference Finals was oh so painful...
Kevin Garnett is still the heart and soul of the Boston Celtics defense
The Boston Celtics fell to 2-3 on the season after losing 106-100 to the Philadelphia 76ers in the Garden on Friday. The lost also dropped their home record to 1-2. The Celtics are struggling to find their chemistry on both sides of the ball, at an incredibly inconsistent rate. There are times when they are putting...
8 a.m. ET: Nate Robinson’s stay in Boston was relatively brief, but the 98 games he spent with the Celtics from 2010 to 2011 left an impression on fans and members of the organization alike. Much has changed since then, but one thing is right back to where it was when Robinson served as a sparkplug off the Boston bench: Robinson and Tom Thibodeau are once again player and coach...
After every game, we’ll take stock of how each individual performance affects the player’s overall value.
Offense: 20 points on a very efficient 10-16 shooting. He hit 5 of 6 shots at the rim, and 5 of 8 from everywhere else inside the 3-point line. A few of his turnovers were sloppy, but a few of his passes were spectacular.
Defense: He played the passing lanes...
The Celtics won another very ugly game as they prevailed over the Milwaukee Bucks and avenged the loss in their home opener. They started off slow, struggling to hit shots and once again lacking defense. Milwaukee scored 30 of the first 38 points in the paint. But, in the second half, the Celtics tightened the defense and were able to execute down the stretch to get their 3rd...
Boston Celtics (3-3) @ Chicago Bulls (4-2) 8:00 PM EST: CSNNE/WEEI Starters: Boston Celtics PG - Rajon Rondo SG – Jason Terry SF - Paul Pierce PF – Brandon Bass C – Kevin Garnett Injuries: Avery Bradley (shoulders) Chicago Bulls PG – Marquis Teague SG – Rip Hamilton SF – Luol Deng PF – Carlos Boozer C – [...]
Tip: 8:00 PM Court: United Center Watch it: CSN Hear it: WEEI
Referees: Joe Crawford, Mark Lindsey, Zach Zarba
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On Road: 2-1
At Home: 3-2
Streak: Won 1
Streak: Won 1
Buckets: Pierce (20.8 ppg)
Buckets: Luol Deng (17.7 ppg)
Boards: Garnett (8.7 rpg)
Boards: Joakhim Noah...
In a rematch of the most entertaining seven-game series I have been alive for, the Bulls and the Celtics square off in Chicago at 8:00 pm. This should be the first real test for the Celtics since their opener against the Miami Heat and a test of team cohesion. The boys from Boston have played and lost to some of the middle-of-the-pack teams in the NBA, this will be a good litmus...