Rondo passes Cousy's mark
The Celtics honored Rondo during the first timeout by acknowledging the record and the Garden crowd gave him with a standing ovation as the JumboTron displayed Cousy's No. 14 in the rafters.
"If Cousy had it that long, it's pretty damn impressive," Celtics coach Doc Rivers said after Thursday's practice. "I'm so not impressed with numbers, if you want me to be honest, but obviously it's been a record that stood a long time, so there has to be some good in there."
Last week, Rondo passed Rick Fox to establish a franchise single-season record for steals. He entered Friday's game with 176 thefts on the season.
"[The records] may mean more to me once I retire or I am away from here," Rondo said last week. "I am just focused on winning."
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