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The Celtics assured point guard Rajon Rondo that he won't be traded this week, responding to previous reports claiming otherwise.
Despite missing the entire second half of Monday night's game, Patriots cornerback Aqib Talib is expected to play against the 49ers on Sunday.
The Boston Celtics beat a depleted New York Knicks team 109-98 in NBA preseason action on Saturday night.