Found December 04, 2012 on Beyond The Buzzer:
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After serving a 2-game suspension for getting into a ‘shoving match’ with Nets forward Kris Humphries last Wednesday, Rajon Rondo is excited to return to the court with his team. While he was impressed with the ball movement while he was out, the Celtics sure missed him Saturday night as they scored the first 17 points of the game only to lose to the Bucks 91-88. Rondo said that while he missed his teammates, he did not learn any lessons from his suspension, which I can’t say comes as a surprise: Rajon Rondo said he did not learn any lessons from his suspension but missed his teammates and is ready to play #celtics — gary washburn (@GwashNBAGlobe) December 4, 2012   Rajon Rondo says that he went to Mexico during his suspension…not sure if he was serious or not.
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