Is there something wrong with Rajon Rondo’s sneakers, or was the floor wet in Philly? Because it seemed like Rondo was slip-sliding all night.
Fatal slippage occurred in the final seconds of overtime as Rondo lost his footing as he launched the potential game winning shot. The ball missed everything and the Celtics walked away losers, 95-94.
Props to Evan Turner (26 points, 10 rebounds) for wearing his big boy pants and making the 13-foot turnaround on the Sixers final possession.
The Green: Rajon Rondo’s first half stat line: 14 points, 10 rebounds, 8 assists. (Any guess on the last player to achieve that? The answer at the bottom of the post.) Rajon finished with 16 pts, 14 assists, 13 rebounds, 3 steals and 3 blocks. Credit him for a solid defensive job on Jrue Holiday (15 points, 4 assists, 6 fouls), too.
Jeff Green (19 points, 8 rebounds) was the only bench player to make an impact.
The Gross: Jason Terry was 1-for-12. The Celtics had 18 turnovers, 8 in the 3rd quarter. The Ce...