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BOSTON (AP) -- Paul Pierce overcame a miserable shooting game with a key jumper in overtime and Rajon Rondo finished with a triple-double with 20 assists, 10 points and 10 rebounds to lift the surging Boston Celtics to an 88-86 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night.
Kevin Garnett had 22 points and grabbed 12 boards before fouling out with just under 3 minutes left in OT, and Brandon Bass, who also hit a jumper in OT, scored 21 points.
It was Rondo's 19th straight game with double digits in assists.
Jeff Teague led the Hawks with 21 points and Josh Smith had 20 with 11 rebounds. The Hawks had won eight of 11 since losing to Boston at home on March 19.
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Paul Pierce overcame a miserable shooting game with a key jumper in overtime and Rajon Rondo finished with a triple-double with 20 assists, 10 points and 10 rebounds to lift the surging Boston Celtics to an 88-86 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night.
Kevin Garnett had 22 points and grabbed 12 boards before fouling out with just under 3 minutes left in OT, and Brandon Bass...
Rajon Rondo recorded his league leading sixth triple-double, scoring 10 points on just 3-16 from the field , grabbing 10 rebounds and 20 assists, which is his 19th consecutive game with at least 10 assists, as the Celtics held on for an 88-86 victory over the Atlanta Hawks Wednesday night at the TD Garden. Both [...]
BOSTON -- To hear Rajon Rondo tell it, his latest remarkable all-around performance was like following a simple step-by-step process. 1. Pass to teammate. 2. Teammate hits shot. 3. Rondo gets an assist. 4. The crowd goes wild. "Putting the ball in the hole, pretty simple," Rondo said of extending his streak of double-digit assist games to 19 in the 88-86 overtime victory...
8 a.m.: The Heat are expected to be at full strength when the Celtics try to make it two wins in a row against the stars from South Beach on Tuesday. Dwyane Wade, who missed Sunday's game with a sore ankle, should be back in the lineup when the Heat do what they do best: play at home. The Heat (40-15) own the NBA's best home record at 24-3, so the Celtics (32-24) will need...
For most of the season, it seemed like every time I went to NBA.com, the only time the Celtics got a lot of press was if there were trade rumors surrounding Rondo or the Big 3. Or when we were on a horrible losing streak.
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According to a recent piece by Bill Simmons, the New Jersey Nets could have traded their top 3 protected draft pick to Boston for Paul Pierce before the trade deadline this year, but instead opted to trade it to Portland for Gerald Wallace.
The trade deadline passed with Rondo reinvested and Garnett reenergized.
You know who else stuck around? The second-leading scorer in Celtics...
Rondo continues to be the spark that makes the Boston Celtics go. After one of their most impressive wins on the season coming 24 hours earlier in Miami, no one was sure if the Boston Celtics would have enough gas in the tank to get past the Atlanta Hawks last night. However, led by Rajon Rondo the Celtics defeated the Hawks 88-86 in overtime to remain one of the hottest teams...
Paul Pierce scored 27 points, Kevin Garnett added 24 points and nine rebounds, and the Boston Celtics made their first eight shots of the fourth quarter to hold off the Miami Heat 115-107 on Tuesday night.
Rajon Rondo posted double-digit assists for the 18th straight game, extending the NBA's longest such streak in 20 years with an 18-point, 15-assist effort.
LeBron James finished...
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"His minutes were low, but he was going in that 12 minutes in a row stretch which we try to avoid with him, " Rivers said. "But we had to keep him out on the floor...
This was not a fun game to watch. Even worse was the fact that I offered to sub in to handle the recap tonight for another staff member. Boy did he luck out as the Celtics forgot to bring their talents tonight as they lost to the Toronto Raptors, 84-79.
Rajon Rondo did not record a point or rebound in the first three quarters. To me, this highlighted everything wrong with...
NESN.com Celtics reporter Ben Watanabe answered questions of all shapes and sizes from Celtics fans Tuesday. The questions ranged from potential playoff matchups, all the way to potential draft picks in 2022 (not a typo). With 10 games left in the regular season, the Celtics are gearing up for what they hope will be a deep playoff run. Check out the Twitter chat below to catch up...
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Just another day at the office. I made a complete and utter fool of myself, just as I am paid to do. I actually...
Tune into Sun Sports at 6:30 p.m. to watch the Miami Heat take on the Boston Celtics. NBA Heat territory.
Much was made about the Boston Celtics' easy win over the Miami Heat just over a week ago.
A repeat performance, however, could be hard to come by with the next matchup coming in South Beach.
Surging Boston tries for an eighth win in 10 games Tuesday night against a Heat...