Rondo to overlook 6-2 months with broken left finger
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics rebuilding project a break down major setback when four-time All-Star Rajon Rondo underwent surgery Friday for just a broken left finger.
The Celtics said the purpose guard is anticipated to overlook six or eight weeks after breaking his finger in a very fall at his home Thursday night. The c’s gave no further details.
Avery Bradley, a four-year veteran who signed a four-year contract in July to keep using the Celtics, is expected to fill out at point guard.
Bradley played that role last season during Rondo’s 40-game absence following major knee surgery in the offseason. The Celtics have second-year guard Phil Pressey and draft choiceMarcus Cheap Fifa Coins Smart. In 30 games last season, Rondo averaged 11.7 points, 5.5 rebounds and 33.3 minutes.
Rondo ended up being the main topics trade speculation for many years. That continued following your Celtics finished with the 3rd worst record in club history, 25-last season under first-year head coach Brad Stevens.
Danny Ainge, Boston’s president of basketball operations, has said he’s got no goal of trading Rondo but indicated the eight-year veteran becomes a free of charge agent following coming season. Ainge also offers said we’re not untradeable.
Rondo’s surgery came some day following Celtics continued trying out their roster by making a trade that sent guard Keith Bogans and a couple future Sacramento second-round draft picks towards Cleveland Cavaliers for forwards Dwight Powell, Erik Murphy and Malcolm Thomas, guard John Lucas III, 2016 and 2017 second-round picks and also a trade exception.
The Celtics also waived guard Chris Babb and guard-forward FIFA 15 Ultimate Team Coins Chris Johnson.