According to Sportsline.com, Boston Celtics point guard, Rajon Rondo has been cleared for full contact practice on Saturday. Rajon Rondo will be revving up his workouts after recovering from a torn ACL last season. Dr. James Andrews cleared Rondo a day after Boston earned a come from behind victory over the New York Knicks.
Now the news for the Celtics’ season just gets better. While Boston’s off season moves were all about rebuilding this season, the Celtics have done far better than previously expected. They currently lead the Atlantic Division with a (11-14) record.
Coach Brad Stevens said Rondo went through his hardest practice Saturday, but the timetable for his return to game action is not certain. However, it’s possible that Rajon Rondo could make his season debut the first week in January. That would be more than 11 months since the injury happened against the Atlanta Hawks.
As the Celtics’ franchise player and distributor, once Rondo returns, the skies the limit for a team that has quite a bit of athletic talent and tenacity. Still, that may not be exactly what Boston is looking for this season.
There’s no truth to the rumor that the Boston front office secretly hopes the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets get their act together.