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Celtic frost

Posted by David Sabino  January 30, 2014 03:54 PM

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Rondo.jpg Celtics captain Rajon Rondo has yet to experience victory since returning from his year-long absence.
Having seen the Celtics cough up games at an alarming rate since the start of the new year, it should come as little surprise that this was one of the worst months in the long history of the storied franchise. Since ending 2013 at 13-16, the C's have won a Shamrock-shaming two of the 17 games they've played, seemingly finding a new way to snatch defeat our of the jaws of victory on a nightly basis. It's no solace, but the C's aren't even having the worst January in the league. That dubious distinction belongs to the Milwaukee Bucks who've won only once in 14 January games. How bad has this month been compared to other rough monthly stretches for the Green? These are the worst months in franchise history:

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Stats Driven is powered by David Sabino, who over the last two decades has been a source of statistical analysis on the pages of Sports Illustrated, New York Times, and Chicago Tribune. David has written about all seven recent Boston-area championships for Sports Illustrated Presents commemorative issues, was the creator of such long time features as SI’s Player Value Ranking, NBA Player Rating and long running fantasy football and baseball columns.

He has also authored or made contributions to many books, including the Sports Illustrated’s 100 Fenway: A Fascinating First Century.

Now living in Marblehead, he’s focusing his attention on the Boston sports scene, specifically delving into the numbers affecting the Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics and Bruins, with the goal of informing and entertaining real fans. You can follow him on Twitter at @SabinoSports.

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