NEWARK, N.J. — Nate Robinson scored 21 points starting in place of an injured Rajon Rondo and led the Boston Celtics to their seventh straight win, 100-75 over the New Jersey Nets today.

Robinson scored eight points in the first four minutes in place of Rondo, who was a last-minute scratch because of hamstring and foot injuries.

Robinson’s 3-pointer with 7:48 left in the first quarter gave Boston an 11-8 lead and the Celtics never trailed from there, outscoring the Nets 30-12 in the second quarter.

Boston connected on nine of its first 13 attempts from the floor, and got 16 points from Glen Davis off the bench. Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen scored 13 points apiece and Garnett added 14 rebounds.

The Nets got 16 points from Jordan Farmar in their fourth straight loss.