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“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 myself up because I missed (four) free throws. And some turnovers I made, I wasn’t strong enough to make the pass. But that was the sacrifice I made to go out there and play.”
Because the wrist was bothering him when he flicked it on shots, Rondo didn’t really try any until the morning of the game, and even then only got up a few to ward off a return of the pain.
“It felt a hundred times better than it was a couple of weeks ago, so it’s just something I’ve got to get used to again,” he said. “Not necessarily tolerate the pain, but at the same time I’ve got to tolerate it a little bit.
“You’ll see this on me