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Bad injury luck spurs C's recovery

Season was on brink before Rondo was lost; prognosis at All-Star break looks good

Updated: February 16, 2013, 1:43 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

It took the loss of their best player to save the Boston Celtics' season.

No, the Celtics are not better without Rajon Rondo, but a team left queasy by its roller-coaster play over the first half of the 2012-13 season desperately needed to be shaken from its rut. Boston went screaming to its lowest point of that relentless ride on Jan. 25 in Atlanta, fumbling away a 27-point lead as the Atlanta Hawks rallied for a double-overtime triumph that pushed the Celtics three games under .500.

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