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“If this is to be our end, I would have us make it SUCH an end as to be worthy of remembrance.”-Lord of the RingsIn the grand scheme of things, it probably doesn’t matter.With the news that Rajon Rondo has a torn ACL, the Celtics’ run as title contenders is effectively over. Even if Boston can rally and claim a low playoff seed, there is little chance that a post-Rondo Celtics apocalypse ends with a championship. This could mean the team is blown up. It could mean that they miss the playoffs even if they don’t blow the team up. It is, clearly, terrible, terrible news.But what a game. What an unbelievable game. For one afternoon, the Celtics were competitive. They were contentious. They hustled, they defended, they were tough. They were, in short, everything we have been screaming for all season, and they did it rallying around their fallen leader.Don’t mistake me: Rondo being out is the worst thing that could possibly happen to this team. His absence likely hurries the rebuilding pr...
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