Suspension Looms for Celts' Rondo

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Less than a minute away from blowing a 19-point lead and Game 1 at home, the Hawks got a much-needed bump from the unlikeliest of sources.

Rarely can one game -- let alone one moment -- change the complexion of an entire series, but Atlanta's 83-74 win over Boston on Sunday might have done just that. The Celtics not only lost a game that was seemingly in their grasp, they likely lost their starting point guard for Game 2 and potentially longer.

After playing some of their best basketball of the season in the first half, the Hawks found themselves desperately clinging to a four-point lead with 41 seconds to go in the fourth quarter. That's when a scrum ensued around midcourt as Josh Smith...

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