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Rajon Rondo now among Celtics greats

He earns the praise of his point-guard predecessors

Somebody was bound to say it. Why not a Hall of Famer and Celtics champion who respects the franchise’s history as much as anyone?

“I’m going to get in trouble for this,’’ said Nate “Tiny’’ Archibald, who helped a young Larry Bird win his first NBA title in 1981, “but if you look at all the great point guards who have worn the Celtics uniform, Rajon Rondo does more than any of us put together.’’

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