Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - Speculation that Boston Celtics point guard
Rajon Rondo is on the verge of making his season debut increased after the
injured All-Star sent out a cryptic tweet on Monday.
"29,233,280 secs," Rondo wrote on his Twitter account, implying the 338-day
time frame between his surgery to repair a torn ACL last February and Friday's
game between the Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers.
Celtics head coach Brad Stevens told reporters on Tuesday that Rondo will
undergo a vigorous workout Wednesday to test his right knee and is a
possibility to play in Friday's contest if he comes out of the session OK.
"We've got a day planned, a pretty strenuous day for him, tomorrow," said
Stevens. "And then we'll go from there.
"I would think that there's a chance that he will be back for Friday."
Rondo tore his ACL on Jan. 25 of last year in a game at Atlanta and underwent
surgery a few weeks later, missing Boston's final 39 games of the 2012-13
regular season as well as the team's loss to the New York Knicks in the
Eastern Conference quarterfinals.
The Celtics have gone just 13-26 without the four-time All-Star in the lineup
this season, the fourth-worst record in the East.
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