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Celtics' Rondo suspended for one game

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Posted Jan 7, 2013 4:40 PM

NEW YORK -- Rajon Rondo of the Boston Celtics has been suspended one game without pay for making contact with a game official and failure to cooperate with a league investigation, it was announced Monday by Stu Jackson, NBA Executive Vice President Basketball Operations.

The incident involving the official occurred with 3:19 remaining in the third quarter of the Celtics' 89-81 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Jan. 6 at Philips Arena.

Rondo will serve his suspension Monday night when the Celtics play the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden.

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