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.
Boston Celtics shooting guard Ray Allen has been battling painful bone spurs in his ankle that kept him out of the team's Game 2 loss against the Atlanta Hawks. Whether he plays or not in Game 2, though, point guard Rajon Rondo's su... Read Post
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