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By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange BOSTON – His team was down in the early minutes of the second half Wednesday night, but Celtics coach Doc Rivers wasn't overly concerned. "I liked the pace. I liked the tempo," Rivers said, after the Celtics, getting Rajon Rondo back after his two-game league suspension, got hot in the third quarter and wound up cruising to a 104-94 victory over the Timberwolves. "I didn't know what was going to happen but I liked where we were at," Rivers said. "You just felt if we kept playing that way then we had a very good chance to win." Boston was down by four at the half and trailed 61-58 when Minnesota's Malcolm Lee scored with 7:29 left in the third. The Celtics then went on a 9-0 run over a 1:57 span, the last five coming from Jason Terry, and had the lead for good. Rondo, suspended for starting the fracas with Kris Humphries and the Nets last week, scored 17 points (13 in the second half) and dished ou...
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“I went to Mexico for a couple of days and watched the games,” a straightfaced Rondo said. “Why not?”
The whereabouts of the dazzling but perplexing point guard during his punishment probably won’t ever...
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Rondo, who missed two games after jousting with the Nets’ Kris Humphries, provided the Celtics with an offensive spark, but didn’t care to elaborate much on his night. Here’s a sampling of the back-and-forth...
Rajon Rondo and a few of hid Celtics teammates (Rondo and Chris Wilcox pictured below) were at the House of Blues Tuesday night for the 2 Chainz concert. Someone found his driver's license at the concert and posted a pic of it on Facebook. No truth to the rumor they are trying to trade it back to Rondo for some nail polish.
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Rajon Rondo returned to practice with the Boston Celtics on Monday following his two-game suspension for a fight with Brooklyn Nets forward Kris Humphries last week. The Celtics won one game and lost the other without their starting point guard, but failed to crack the 100-point mark in either contest. Rondo is happy to be back with his teammates, but that doesn’t mean he was miserable...
Rajon Rondo came back form a two-game suspension to lead the Celtics over the Timberwolves with his 14th double-double of the night, recording 17 points and 11 assists. While there is a lot to talk about the Celtics’ PG, he didn’t have much to say after the game. Doc Rivers had a lot more to [...]
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...
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As matters couldn’t get any worse after the horrific loss in Milwaukee–it does. Coincidentally, Rajon Rondo took his talents to Mexico during his two-game suspension.
Rajon Rondo offers no apologies after two-game suspension sulia.com/c/boston-celti…
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Hold the phone. Rondo is like any other human being...
It's been eight days, and three games, since Doc Rivers called his team soft following their rather embarrassing loss at home against the Nets. Since then the team is 2-1, beating the Blazers by 18, losing in Milwaukee by 3 (both of these games without Rajon Rondo) and then beating the Timberwolves by 10 last night. More than just the results though, the team has played differently...
Clock ticking for Lee?
There are several stories kicking around the Boston news wire today about Courtney Lee; how Doc recently told him to be more aggressive on offense, and how he shined as a starter the past two games with Rajon Rondo suspended. Lee averaged 11.5 points, 5 rebounds, 3.5 assists, and 1.5 steals against Portland and Milwaukee over the weekend. Solid numbers...
COLUMBIA, Md. — The Boston Celtics received a lift on the court with the return of Rajon Rondo from his 2-game suspension. Before the game, they got one off it. Avery Bradley announced that he’s a mere week or two away from practicing. Good news comes in threes. Boston (10-8) picked up their 10th win [...]
Celtics 104, Timberwolves 94 Boston Globe Boston Herald (AP) CSNNE ESPN Boston WEEI Boston Globe Brandon Bass spurs Celtics over Timberwolves in the second half – Amalie Benjamin looks at what the C’s power forward did to help get the win. Boston Herald Rajon Rondo earns an assist - The Boston offense ran smoothly with Rondo’s return [...]
BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics welcomed Rajon Rondo back from his two-game suspension Wednesday night, the point guard helping his team turn in an impressive second-half performance in a 104-94 victory the Minnesota Timberwolves. Rondo, booted for two games by the NBA for starting the fracas with Kris Humphries and the Nets last week, scored 17 points (13 in the second half) and...
Kevin Garnett talks rebounding and the return of Rajon Rondo. More videos to come.
The Celtics played their first game in five days as the Minnesota Timberwolves came to the TD Garden. This marked the first return of Greg Stiemsma coming back to Boston. While he wasn't the most important player last year, "Steamboat" quickly became a fan and team favorite due to his hard work and shot blocking ability. The night also marked the return of Rajon Rondo...
In a recent interview with the folks over at WEEI, Paul Pierce offers his thoughts on the state of the Celtics, Rajon Rondo’s recent two-game suspension, Doc Rivers’ recent “soft” comments, and dishes what he plans to get former teammate Ray Allen for Christmas. Paul Pierce thinks that Wednesday’s win against the Timberwolves was the best [...]