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C's, 76ers watch the Rondo show

Point guard bails out stagnant Celtics with third-quarter burst

Updated: March 6, 2010, 9:57 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

It wasn't as glossy as Wednesday's lopsided win over the Charlotte Bobcats, but the Boston Celtics didn't build the best road record in the NBA worrying about style points.

Rajon Rondo shrugged off a quiet first half by scoring 14 of his 16 points in the third quarter as the Celtics leaned heavy on their 24-year-old point guard while building a comfortable cushion that carried Boston to a 96-86 triumph over the 76ers Friday at the Wachovia Center.

On a night in which ...

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