Maybe the day will come when the Celtics will look back on the Rajon Rondo trade and think, "Yeah, we'd definitely do the same thing again." Jan. 2 is not that day.
Tonight was Rondo's first time back at the TD Garden after being traded. The Rondo Show ensued. The guard scored a season-high 29 points in the Mavericks' 119-101 win. He also shot an excellent .632 percentage (12-19) while making five three-pointers for the first time in his career.
This came after receiving a standing ovation and a video tribute from his former home crowd—which you can see above. Hopefully that display of love continues when they're watching Rondo in the playoffs.
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