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BOSTON — Let’s be honest. Sports crowds do not always have a complete understanding of what is going on. They will loudly cheer a basket by the home team even when the shot was taken several seconds after a whistle was blown, or they will have a conniption when a batter slugs a high fly ball, thinking home run, when the can o’ corn has no chance of leaving the infield.
Put enough like-minded fans together in one place and give them a few beverages, and paying attention to all the pesky details in the game can get hastily overshadowed.
With four minutes, 55 seconds remaining in the third quarter on Wednesday, however, the crowd at the TD Garden knew exactly what was going on. They knew that Rajon Rondo was hobbling, and they knew that was not good.
When Rondo left the game and then the bench, walking to the locker room with head athletic trainer Ed Lacerte, the Celtics were left to consider life without their All-Star point guard. Rondo missed the final 16:55 of Boston’s 98-93 win, w...
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Rajon Rondo's been given an assist they missed in Milwaukee. That makes 11 for the game and thus a new NBA record 28 straight games of 11+.
— Sean Grande (@SeanGrandePBP) November 14, 2012
Sean Grande has tweeted that they found a previously unreported assist for Rondo in the game against the Bucks. He was previously recorded as having 10 assists in the game and that left...
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“He works hard at his craft,” Pierce said. “It’s developing nicely over the years. I feel that with me, Kevin (Garnett) being around here, I’ve been a part of that. It’s beautiful to watch him finally...
Rajon Rondo will not play tonight for the #Celtics against the #Nets and Leandro Barbosa will start in his place.
— Gethin Coolbaugh (@GethinCoolbaugh) November 16, 2012
Rondo's ankle isn't serious, but they are going to be very cautious with him because he is so important to the team. No need to push him and risk further injury this early in the season.
The Celtics lost last night in Brooklyn without Rondo. I think, because of that, they
get an exception and the loss is okay. I expected them to win but let's be honest, Celtics fans were spoiled with those two road wins that could've easily been two losses. Tomorrow, at 12:30 pm ET, the Celtics will host the Toronto Raptors. Here are five things that the Celtics must do...
From Celtics radio play by play man Sean Grande:
Rajon Rondo is out tonight.Leandro Barbosa will start in his place.More to come...
— Sean Grande (@SeanGrandePBP) November 16, 2012
Only 5 games into the season it is way to early to panic about this team or jump off the bandwagon. I said this at the beginning of the season we need to wait about 20 games to really judge this team and make a judgement to weather this team is going to make a title run. The good with this Celtics team in the first 2 weeks has to start at the top with the play of PG Rajon Rondo....
Herald Rondo in charge as Celts beat Bulls
Celtics score solid road win over Bulls
Jeff Green puts stock in KG’s commentary
Bulls’ Derrick Rose takes next step in rehab
Mike D’Antoni’s energetic offense may be powerful enough for Lakers
Rajon Rondo leads Celtics to 101-95 win over Bulls
Globe Final: Celtics 101, Bulls 95
Leandro Barbosa working on his chemistry with...
Herald Rondo in charge as Celts beat BullsCeltics score solid road win over Bulls Jeff Green puts stock in KG’s commentaryBulls’ Derrick Rose takes next step in rehab Mike D’Antoni’s energetic offense may be powerful enough for Lakers Rajon Rondo leads Celtics to 101-95 win over Bulls Globe Final: Celtics 101, Bulls 95 Leandro Barbosa working on his chemistry with Celtics...
The Toronto Raptors have been forced to adapt without their starting point guard, who is expected to remain out for at least another week or two.
The Boston Celtics hope they don't have to wait that long for the NBA assist leader to return.
Rajon Rondo's status is uncertain for Saturday, when the Celtics look for a ninth consecutive home victory over Toronto.
In the Celtics first game in the brand new Barclays Arena, some basketball was being played through the music being blared through the loud speakers. The Celtics were without Rajon Rondo after his ankle sprain last night, with Leandro Barbosa starting in his place. With the game tied 87, Brooklyn pulled away and despite the Celtics best efforts (including a dicey foul on D-Will...
Did you hear that collective sigh of relief? That was Celtic nation. Jeff Green has all the tools and capabilities to do good and even great things. This dunk was just straight up dirty by Green. I think Al Jefferson may have filed a restraining order after it. It was nice to finally see a mean side of Jeff Green. Earlier during the week we heard he was too soft and nice...
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...
Herald Leandro Barbosa eases fear of no Rajon Rondo Teammates excited for Jeff Green’s jam with ‘T’ C’s get tough in clutch Big Al Jefferson doesn’t rule out return Clippers beat Heat 107-100 for 4th straight win Source: Wolves, Josh Howard agree to 1-yr deal Celtics hang on, beat Jazz Globe Final: Celtics 98, Jazz 93 Barbosa Lifts Celitcs Over JazzFab Melo, Kris Joseph...
Boston Celtics forward Kevin Garnett, center, hugs teammates Jeff Green,
left, and Leandro Barbosa (12) after they defeated the Utah Jazz 98-93
in an NBA basketball game in Boston, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012. (AP
First, the bench came through for the Celtics last night. They played like we envisioned them playing when we first saw them on paper. The timing...
Jazz (4-4, 1-4 away) +5 at Celtics (4-3, 1-2 home) TD Garden, 7:30 pm CSNNE/WEEI Probable Starters: Boston- PG: Rajon Rondo SG: Jason Terry SF: Paul Pierce PF: Brandon Bass C: Kevin Garnett Utah- PG: Mo Williams SG: Gordon Hayward SF: Marvin Williams PF: Paul Milsap C: Al Jefferson The Jazz are coming off a ridiculous triple-overtime [...]