Found February 03, 2012 on Celtics Town:

Nothing definite yet, but it looks like Rajon Rondo might return tonight against the New York Knicks.Via
While there’s still no official word yet, all indications are that Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo will return to the Celtics’ lineup tonight against the New York Knicks.Rondo, who has missed the last eight games with a right wrist injury, was an active participant in the team’s morning shootaround.Earlier this week, coach Doc Rivers said tonight’s game was a likely target date for the two-time all-star to return to action.
Paul Pierce has done a great job as the team’s de facto point guard. Avery Bradley and E’Twaun Moore are gaining valuable experience in the back court. The Celtics are 6-2 in Rondo’s absence after being 5-8 at the time of his injury.Yet Rondo’s return could make a surging team dangerous. The Celtics have regained their identity as tough bastards who would rather slow dance with Gheorge Muresan than give up two points. Now they need to regain their All-Star point guard, whose presence should make everything a lot more simple, especially on the offensive end.I know Pierce has been great lately. I know the Celtics have emerged from the dungeon into the sunlight with Rondo on the bench. But there are plenty of extenuating circumstances — the Celtics finally started to play themselves into shape, Pierce regained his rhythm after a bothersome heel injury kept him from having a training camp, and Kevin Garnett is once again showing a pulse. Rondo makes everyone else’s job easier, and the Celtics need him in the lineup.P.S. — I know Paul says this a lot in the comments, but the Celtics do have the potential for chemistry problems. The Big Three still have something left to give, especially Pierce, who is clearly playing great all-around basketball right now. But Rondo is the team’s best player. I don’t foresee a power struggle. The Celtics have always been about wins rather than statistics. But the potential exists for an interesting and problematic tug-of-war between Rondo and the Big Three.I’m intrigued to see whether Rondo reverts to his old pass-first ways once he returns, knowing that his teammates have started to look a lot more limber and capable in his absence, or whether the scoring aggression Rondo used during the season’s first weeks remains.

Video: Rondo knocks out teammate with pass

During the first quarter of the Celtics' 91-89 victory over the New York Knicks, Rajon Rondo passed the ball to Mickael Pietrus, hitting him in the head and knocking him over. I am sure this clip will make my end of the year blooper reel. In case you missed last season's blooper reel, you can watch it here. Thanks to Jesse Dampolo for sharing the video!

Your Morning Dump... Rondo needs to touch more balls

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “I was pretty critical last night, but realistically I haven’t touched a ball since (Jan. 18) because of the wrist,” said Rondo. “I’m a right-handed player, so I couldn’t shoot free throws. I beat...

Despite Rajon Rondo's black eye, Celtics get best of Knicks

Expecting anything but drama in this game would have been foolish as the Boston Celtics outlast the Knicks 91-89.  This game was a nail-biter as the officials seemed to control the outcome all around.  First Paul Pierce made a huge three pointer as the shot clock went off that ended up not counting, then Landry Fields air balled the go ahead three, next Pierce made...

Report: Rajon Rondo Signs Autographs With Sprained Wrist

Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo did not let his sprained right wrist hinder his responsibilites as a star athlete by signing autographs after practice Saturday. After the team's open practice session, he signed some items for a corporate sponsor even with the ailing wrist and the new facial injury acquired in Friday's game against the New York Knicks from a slap to the face...

From the GreenLab: The Badger Cut

When Rajon Rondo went down hard on a drive to the basket and injured his wrist against the Toronto Raptors a couple of weeks ago, the Celtics were on their way to ending a five game losing streak.  At first, it didn't seem so bad, but the thoughts crept in: "If the C's struggled so much with him so far this season, what happens if he's out for an extended length...

Rondo starts vs. Knicks after 8-game absence

Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo is back in the starting lineup versus the New York Knicks on Friday after an eight-game absence due to a right wrist injury.

Celtics guard Rajon Rondo returns against Knicks

Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo returned to the lineup for Friday night's game against the New York Knicks after missing the previous eight games with a right wrist injury.

Celtics' Rondo returns against Knicks

Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo returned to the lineup for Friday night's game against the New York Knicks after missing the previous eight games with a right wrist injury.

Rondo back from wrist injury

BOSTON (AP) -- Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo is expected to return for Friday's game against New York after missing the last eight with a right wrist injury.

Celtics Live Blog: Rajon Rondo to Play for C's Friday Against Knicks

7:30 p.m.: He's back. Rondo will start against the Knicks, ending a two-week layoff due to a sprained wrist suffered Jan. 18 against the Raptors. That was also the last time the Celtics had their entire preseason projected starting lineup intact. The projected starters are below. Knicks Tyson Chandler Amare Stoudemire Carmelo Anthony Landry Fields Iman Shumpert Celtics Jermaine...

Rondo’s return was a little rough around the edges

Yesterday, Rajon Rondo was still feeling the discomfort of a sprained wrist, plus swelling under his right eye from a clash with New York’s Iman Shumpert during the Celtics’ 91-89 win over the Knicks Friday. But what really pained Rondo were missed free throws and committing turnovers.

How we see it goin' down: Celtics - Knicks

Tip: 8:00pm    Court: TD Garden    Watch it: ESPN      Hear it: WEEI                            Referees:  Monty McCutchen, Curtis Blair, Eric Dalen  Get your tickets here The Matchup Record: 11-10 (2nd Atlantic, 7th East) Record: 8014 (3rd Atlantic, 10th East) At home: 7-6 On road: 4-7 Streak...

Celtics bite the Grizzlies, improve to 13-10

The Boston Celtics destroyed the Memphis Grizzlies with a score of 98-70 . The Celtics dominated the game with impressive performances by Kevin Garnett (24 ppoints, 9 rebounds), Rajon Rondo (14 assists) and Paul Pierce (20 points).  The refreshing good news for the Celtics was the play of rookie JaJuan Johnson, who looked very solid in 22 minutes of action (10 points, 4 rebounds...

Clutch Fourth Quarter Shooting By Ray Allen Sparks Comeback In Celtics Victory 91-89

  Despite a strong first quarter from Kevin Garnett (11 pts, 4 reb) the Celtics trailed after one, 28-27. Rajon Rondo returned to action tonight but was 0-1 in the first and took a shot to the eye early on. Carmelo Anthony found his shooting stroke early with 10 first quarter points. The second half [...]

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