Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 2/15/13
Rajon Rondo underwent successful surgery to repair his "torn" ACL this past Tuesday, and there is already talk about him making a quick return. Doc Rivers spoke with the media about Rondo, and joked that he could possibly make a quick return like NFL player Adrian Peterson. Rondo chose to have his knee operated on by the same surgeon, Dr. James Andrews, that worked on Peterson's knee as well. Through Peterson's rehab and recovery, he made it back to the field healthy and ready to play in a very short time. Rivers would definitely like Rondo to have the same luck. Excerpt from Forsberg's post on this topic: With Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo quietly expressing a desire to mimic the lightning-fast ACL-tear recovery that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson displayed, Boston coach Doc Rivers was asked if he'd try to temper Rondo's expectations for how quickly he can return to the floor. "No, I want him to rush it. I want him to be exactly like Adrian Peterson," Rivers ...
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