Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo, who has a history of elevating his game in the bright lights of nationally telecast tilts, was all smiles on the court before the game, which will be seen on TNT. The Boston Celtics hosted the New York Knicks in an NBA regular season game at the TD Garden.
Rajon Rondo #9 of the Boston Celtics is midair for a layup in front of Kendall Marshall #12 of the Los Angeles Lakers in the second quarter during the game at TD Garden on January 17, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.
Rajon Rondo #9 of the Boston Celtics congratulates Delonte West #13 after he made a free throw with .6 seconds left in the game as Carmelo Anthony #7 of the New York Knicks reacts in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals in the 2011 NBA Playoffs on April 19, 2011 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. The Boston Celtics defeated the New York Knicks 96-93.
Rajon Rondo #9 of the Boston Celtics smiles as he looks on from the bench late in the game against the Orlando Magic at TD Banknorth Garden in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2010 NBA Playoffs on May 22, 2010 in Boston, Massachusetts.
Rajon Rondo #9 of the Boston Celtics warms up prior to the game against the Los Angeles Lakers at TD Garden on January 17, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. Rondo will play in his first game since January 25, 2013 following an ACL injury.
Rajon Rondo #9 ,Ray Allen #20, Jermaine O'Neal#7, Paul Pierce #34 and Kevin Garnett react on the bench as the game ends against the Indiana Pacers on January 6, 2012 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. The Indiana Pacers defeated the Boston Celtics 87-74.