Rajon Rondo leads Celtics past Heat in OT 93-91

Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo (9) handles the ball in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat in Boston, Sunday, April 1, 2012. Rondo had a triple-double as the Celtics won 91-72. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Rajon Rondo (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

had 15 points and 15 assists, and scored the final three points of the Boston Celtics’ 93-91 overtime victory over the on Sunday night that evened the Eastern Conference finals at two games apiece.  Getting a huge break when fouled out for the first time since joining the Heat, the Celtics recovered after blowing an 18-point lead in regulation to move two games away from a third trip to the finals in five years.  Kevin Garnett added 17 points and 14 rebounds for the Celtics, while Paul Pierce scored 23 points before fouling out. Ray Allen finished with 16 points.

 

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