Rondo fine after landing on left hand


Rondo fine after landing on left hand

BOSTON -- Rajon Rondo and John Wall lay on the ground after Wall drew an offensive foul on his point guard counterpart.

Rondo came up holding his left hand, but said after the game said he was ok.

I just landed on it, he told

Rondo stayed in the game and finished the night with 13 assists, seven rebounds, and six points in a team-high 38 minutes.

Following the Celtics 100-92 win over the Washington Wizards, Celtics head coach Doc Rivers said spills are part of the game, especially for the style of basketball the feisty point guard plays.

Hes going to take a lot of them all year, said Rivers. Thats just him and John Wall, that whole group of slasher, quick guards. Theyre going to be on the floor a lot and theyve just got to keep getting up.

Sheary, Crosby lead Penguins past Bruins, 5-1


Sheary, Crosby lead Penguins past Bruins, 5-1

PITTSBURGH - Conor Sheary scored two goals, Sidney Crosby added his league-leading 28th and the Pittsburgh Penguins won their fourth straight game, 5-1 over the Boston Bruins.

Pittsburgh led 2-1 through two periods before breaking out in the third with three goals in a span of 2 minutes, 57 seconds.

Sheary scored his 17th and has nine goals in nine games. Bryan Rust added his 12th and Patric Hornqvist his 11th for the Penguins, who won a season-high seventh straight at home. Pittsburgh the NHL's best home team, is 13-0-1 in its last 14 home games.

Evgeni Malkin had two assists for a season-best seven-game point streak. Crosby added two assists for a three-point game. Matt Murray made 44 saves to win his fourth straight game.

David Krejci scored his 11th for the Bruins, who have lost four straight and five of their last six.