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Christopher L. Gasper

Rajon Rondo injury clouds Celtics future

This was Black Sunday for the Green. The Celtics’ season went up in smoke like one of the victory cigars that parquet patriarch Red Auerbach used to puff.

What should have been a Sunday of celebration as the wobbling Celtics snapped their six-game losing streak by tapping into a reservoir of Celtic Pride for a 100-98 double-overtime victory over the hated Miami Heat was a lost cause on Causeway Street. The Celtics’ win and the return of Ray “Benedict” Allen were rendered footnotes by the right knee of point guard Rajon Rondo.

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