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06:40 PM ET 01.07 | Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo has been suspended one game for bumping an official during the Celtics' win over the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday night. Rondo was not called for a technical on the play, but the league nevertheless seems serious in their efforts to crack down on Rondo's past behavior. He will miss Monday's game against the New York Knicks.

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January 7, 2013  07:04 PM ET

Rondo is a solid player with a ton of talent but is starting to get a reputation as a dirty player. He's come out publicly and said he is not a dirty player. The fact that he feels he has to defend himself tells me he knows his reputation is being tarnished. Yet another incident has happened. The fact of the matter is once you establish a bad reputation you can't shake it. It's like glue. It will affect the way refs judge him going forward.

January 7, 2013  07:16 PM ET

Rondo is nothing but a punk, who puts himself above the TEAM

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January 7, 2013  08:13 PM ET
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Rondo is nothing but a punk, who puts himself above the TEAM

KOBE ?????????????

January 7, 2013  08:16 PM ET
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Wade?

He said punk.......Not a no good, filthy, stinking, rotten, dirty player punk.....

January 7, 2013  09:35 PM ET
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He said punk.......Not a no good, filthy, stinking, rotten, dirty player punk.....

LoL

January 7, 2013  09:39 PM ET
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He said punk.......Not a no good, filthy, stinking, rotten, dirty player punk.....

reminds me of what the bad word for Belgians is(according to Monte Python), you know like spic for Spanish, dago or **** for Italians, frog for French, kraut for Germans. For Belgians it's dirty rotten scum sucking **** Belgian.

January 7, 2013  09:41 PM ET

Not going very good for my Irish.

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January 8, 2013  09:57 AM ET
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He said punk.......Not a no good, filthy, stinking, rotten, dirty player punk.....

Well said

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