Just a few weeks before Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo would be a starter for the Eastern Conference All-Star squad, for the first time in his career; the “Boston Globe” reported Sunday, that he is done for the season, after tearing his right ACL in a Friday night loss to the Atlanta Hawks. Hopes that the Celtics star had just hyper-extended his knee against Atlanta collapsed; when an MRI performed on Sunday; prior to Boston defeating the Miami Heat, showed how extensive the damage was.
The loss of Rondo certainly puts the club’s chances of making the Post Season in jeopardy; as they currently are in the eighth slot in the Eastern Conference Playoff chase, with a record of 21-23. The man who controlled the ball for Boston; was having a strong season; averaging 13.1 points and 11.7 assists per contest. The Celtics took the floor on Sunday with a back-court consisting of Courtney Lee and Avery Bradley; which will most likely be the starting tandem for the rest of the season.