More than ever, the Boston Celtics will count on Rajon Rondo next season. It's possible that Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett both leave Boston this off-season, and even if they return, they'll be another year older. Therefore, all eyes remain on Rondo's rehabilitation from ACL surgery he underwent just over four months ago.
As you can imagine, no one wants Rondo to be back more than the point guard himself, and Celtics boss Danny Ainge says #9 has his eyes set on another athlete who made a superhuman return from an ACL tear, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. From the Boston Herald's Steve Bulpett.
“He was doing his rehab in Louisville, and then he went back down to Florida to work with Dr. (James) Andrews for a while,” said Ainge.
“Rajon is looking good. We’ve mostly been texting lately. Look, this kid is motivated. I mean, he’s really motivated. Rajon’s a competitor. He wants to be back before Adrian Peterson was back.
“That’s sort ...