Boston Celtics defeat Toronto Raptors, 118-103

TORONTO - The Big Three once again got a chance to pace themselves yesterday, this time thanks to their relatively small teammate - Rajon Rondo.

Rondo energized the Celtics in the early going of a 118-103 win over Toronto with lightning drives to the basket, knocking the Raptors off balance and keying the Celtics' 61.6 percent shooting. The Celtics scored the game's first 10 points and led by as many as 24, which allowed the starters to stay on the bench for most of the...