Rondo’s Triple-Double Carries Celtics Over Bulls

BOSTON (AP) — Rajon Rondo recorded a triple-double with 32 points, 15 assists and 10 rebounds to lead the Boston Celtics to a 95-91 win Sunday over the Chicago Bulls, who were without star guard Derrick Rose.

Kevin Garnett added 13 points and 12 boards, reserve JaJuan Johnson had 12 points and Ray Allen 11 for the Celtics, who snapped a two-game skid. Rondo had season highs in points and assists.

C.J. Watson, who started in Rose’s spot, scored 22 points. Carlos Boozer also scored 22 and pulled down seven rebounds, while Joakim Noah had 16 points and nine boards.

The Bulls’ win streak ended at five and they closed their nine-game road trip at 6-3.

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