Rondo doesn’t particularly care for the Celtics’ traditional uniforms but liked the Christmas variation.
“These are the best ones, the green on green, and the St. Patrick’s,” he said. “I just don’t like the original. It’s time to change it up.”
12 wins of Christmas
The Celtics improved to 12-17 on Christmas Day; 28 of those 29 games have been played away from Boston . . . Jason Terry bounced back from a 1-for-15 performance Friday against Milwaukee, hitting 4 of 7 shots, inculding three 3-pointers . . . Rivers said Leandro Barbosa is still expected to rejoin the team for Thursday’s game against the Clippers . . . After being outrebounded, 97-84, in the previous two meetings with the Nets, the Celtics won this battle, 41-36.