When the Boston Celtics lost in Atlanta 105-97 Wednesday night it marked a new franchise low for road game futility. The C's have lost 13 in a row on the road, breaking a club mark set back in 1978-79.

The Celtics again coughed up a 4th quarter lead - 9 points with just over 5 minutes to play.

After Kyle Korver hit back to back three pointers with about 3 minutes to go, the Hawks had the lead for keeps.

Rajon Rondo had 19 points and 12 assists for the C's who are now 23-55 (8-31 on the road).

The Hawks are trying to get the final playoff spot in the east are now 35-43. Terry Teague led Atlanta with 19.