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Former Cat Rajon Rondo scores 14 with 11 assists in first Celtic loss

Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo, foreground, throws up a shot past fallen Phoenix Suns guard Steve Nash during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Friday, Nov. 6, 2009. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

guard , foreground, throws up a shot past fallen Phoenix Suns guard Steve Nash during the first half of an basketball game in Boston, Friday, Nov. 6, 2009. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

Jason Richardson bounced back from his worst game of the season to score 34 points with 10 rebounds, and the Phoenix Suns rebounded from their only defeat to beat the Boston Celtics 110-103 on Friday night.  Kevin Garnett had a season-high 26 points for Boston — the most he's scored since missing the end of the 2008-09 season and the playoffs with strained ligaments in his right knee.  Read article.

On This Day In UK Basketball History

On March 2, 1970, Dan Issel scored 42 points against Auburn.

 

On March 2, 1991, before a crowd of 24,310, the then-largest crowd in Rupp arena history, the Wildcats closed out the 1990-91 season with a 22-6 overall record. Although UK was ineligible for the SEC title because of probation, the Wildcats secured the best record in the league (14-4) with a 114-93 win over Auburn to end its two-year probation. A ceremony and parade followed.

 

On March 2, 1996, with a 101-63 victory over Vanderbilt in Rupp Arena on Senior Day, UK became the first team in 40 years to finish with a perfect record in the SEC, a 16-0 sweep. It was the Wildcats’ 25th win in a row, tying the school record for consecutive wins in a season. Two games later, they set the new record at 27 games.

 

On March 2, 2012, Darius Miller, in his final performance at Rupp Arena, led Kentucky in scoring with 17 points on Senior Night in a 30-point win over Georgia.

 

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