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Celtics Battle Traffic, Then Jazz
Posted By Jessica Camerato On December 15, 2008 @ 5:30 pm In General | 1 Comment
The Boston Celtics  had to battle a different kind of opponent before their game against the Utah Jazz : Traffic. A mid-afternoon accident caused major delays on 93 North in Boston, a popular route to the TD BankNorth Garden . Twenty minute rides turned into hour-long endeavors as many of the players sat in gridlock traffic. Kendrick Perkins , Leon Powe , and Brian Scalabrine  showed up after 6pm and hurried to get in their pregame shots. Rajon Rondo  arrived around 6:45.
This is a game where Rondo would probably appreciate extra practice time. Even though Deron Williams is recovering from an ankle injury, he still poses a oversized challenge for the Celtics point guard. Rondo will look to use his speed and length to outplay Williams, who is second in the league in assists. Williams couldn’t quantify just how fast Rondo is but noted that rookies Russell Westbrook  and Mario Chalmers  are already showing the most similarities to Rondo’s game.
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 Kendrick Perkins: http://media.weei.com/basketball/kendrick-perkins.htm
 Leon Powe: http://media.weei.com/basketball/leon-powe.htm
 Brian Scalabrine: http://media.weei.com/basketball/brian-scalabrine.htm
 Rajon Rondo: http://media.weei.com/basketball/rajon-rondo.htm
 Russell Westbrook: http://media.weei.com/basketball/russell-westbrook.htm
 Mario Chalmers: http://media.weei.com/basketball/mario-chalmers.htm
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