The Celtics kept the streak going, winning their fourth straight by beating the Phoenix Suns 87-79.
This game almost seemed to be heading in the same direction as the previous game against the Knicks in terms of physicality with Rondo getting into it with former Boston College star Jared Dudley. The two were bumping and shoving off each other as Rondo tried to receive an inbound pass.
The referee had to separate them twice before the ball came in. Rondo finally got the ball, dribbled up court and Dudley gave him a body check like a true BC Eagle. Guess Dudley wanted to show how happy he was the NHL was back.
Boston (18-17) looked to be on their way to blowing out the Suns holding a 12 point lead at halftime. But coming out of the half, the Celtics were flat and Phoenix (12-25) was amped up. The suns went on a 17-2 run to start the third quarter and took a three point lead.
The score stayed close until the fourth when the Celtics went back up by double digits and didn't look bac...