You'd figure that without Rajon Rondo in Game 2, the Boston Celtics' defense would be under hard pressure from the Atlanta Hawks' talented backcourt. Instead, the Celtics held the Hawks to 35 percent shooting and 80 points in 90 possessions. Jeff Teague and Joe Johnson, the aforementioned talented backcourt, combined to shoot 13-35 from the floor. Atlanta as a whole shot just 48 percent at the rim as Kevin Garnett disrupted everything that came within his sphere of influence in 40 minutes of tremendous play.
When Rajon Rondo tore his ACL against the Atlanta Hawks last Friday night, the Boston Celtics were suddenly faced with several enormous questions—an especially vital one being: who in the backcourt would step up in his absence? Just... Read Post
The Boston Celtics can’t be stopped. Even without the injured Rajon Rondo, the Celtics were able to beat the Atlanta Hawks by a final score of 102-90 to extend their winning streak to 12 games. Most experts thought it would be the M... Read Post