BOSTON (AP) — Rajon Rondo tied his season high with 20 assists, and Jason Terry scored 20 points to help the Boston Celtics beat the Toronto Raptors 107-89 on Saturday.
Rondo appeared at full strength after sitting out a loss at Brooklyn on Thursday night because of a sprained right ankle. He had seven assists in the first quarter and 11 at halftime, extending his streak of consecutive games with double-digit assists to 33.
Rondo left the game shortly after reaching 20 assists, four short of his career high, early in the fourth quarter. He also had 20 assists against Philadelphia on Nov. 9.
Paul Pierce added 19 points and six rebounds, and Kevin Garnett had 15 points for Boston. Rookie Jared Sullinger had his first double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds.
Andrea Bargnani and John Lucas led Toronto with 15 points apiece.