Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/14/13
BOSTON -- If Doc Rivers had his druthers, his team wouldn't be blowing double-digit leads, which the Boston Celtics have done in each of the past three games, all at home. But coming out on top in all three, which has run the team's winning streak to six games, makes it a little easier for the coach to accept. "You always don't like it," Rivers said after the Celtics blew an 18-point, second-quarter lead before regaining control to beat the lowly Charlotte Hornets 100-89 Monday night. "Tonight was a definite let-up. ... "But the other teams are NBA teams, and they're going to keep fighting and making shots, and when they do ... it's nice that we can catch it instead of losing those leads and then losing the game." Playing the third game of a season-high, five-game homestand, the Celtics (20-17) got Rajon Rondo's third triple-double of the season and the 26th of his career to move to three games over .500, matching their best mark of the season. The Celtics used a 9-0 run i...
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