Rajon Rondo had a triple-double with 17 points, 14 rebounds and 12 assists to lead the Celtics to a 90-84 overtime victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night and give Boston a 2-1 lead in the first-round playoff series.
While the Boston Celtics have yet to determine Ray Allen’s status for Friday night’s Game 3, it appears the Atlanta Hawks will be without on of their key contributors.
Felger and Sean McAdam were joined by Donny Marshall of Comcast SportsNet to talk some Boston Celtics, Mazz’ injury, and tonight’s Game Three between the Celtics and Atlanta Hawks. Does Rondo have anything to prove tonight?
Rajon Rondo said he has nothing to prove in Game 3, but he can silence his critics by taking over the rest of the series against the Hawks.
After having to sit and watch Game 2 on TV, Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo is ready to return for Friday’s Game 3 in Boston against the Atlanta Hawks.
After capturing Game 2 against the Hawks Tuesday night, the Celtics might catch a break when it comes to Game 3.
Paul Pierce had a monster night against the Atlanta Hawks last night as he carried a Rondo-less Celtics to a game 2 win, which prompted Gresh to start today’s show by claiming Paul Pierce is a top 5 Boston Celtic.
With the Celtics and Hawks series knotted up at one, T&R looked at the people of Atlanta. This lead to a game called “Southern Multiple Choice” or “What Did This Guy From The South Do?” Rich gave three scenarios of what a gentleman from the South could have done.
Center Greg Stiemsma joined 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich on Wednesday, and said the Celtics knew what had to be done Tuesday night in Game 2 against the Hawks.
Gary Washburn joined Toucher & Rich to discuss the big win by the Celtics, Mickael Pietrus and player feelings about Rondo’s suspension.