Rajon Rondo extended his own pursuit of a record and helped the Boston Celtics reverse some recent history.
Rondo had 20 points, nine rebounds and 10 assists to lead the Boston Celtics to a 101-95 win over the Chicago Bulls on Monday night. He stretched his streak of consecutive games with 10 or more assists to 31, the longest in the NBA since John Stockton had 37 straight from Feb. 27 to Nov. 29, 1989.
''We played pretty well offensively,'' Rondo said. ''Besides the turnovers I had, we took pretty good care of the ball. We got out on the break, kept it simple offensively.''
Rondo, who leads the NBA with an average of 12.9 assists per game, took advantage of Bulls point guard Nate Robinson by getting all of his scoring in the first three quarters to help the Celtics build a 12-point lead while shooting 56 percent.
''(Rondo) had an excellent game,'' Celtics coach Doc Rivers said. ''He is starting to get comfortable with the players that are out there on the floor and what he can ...