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Rondo’s Big Night Guides Lakers to 40th Win

LOS ANGELES – The Lakers are enjoying one of their best stretches of outside shooting this season and Rajon Rondo wanted in on the action.

On a game where the Lakers coach shortened his rotation to nine guys, the veteran point guard went off – allowing L.A. to reach the 40-win mark before the All-Star break with one game to spare.

Rondo was phenomenal in his 27 minutes on the STAPLES Center hardwood.

The 14-year veteran took half a quarter to get going, but starting with the second he just wouldn’t be denied.

A pair of quick threes bookended a deuce assisted by LeBron James.