Rajon Rondo out indefinitely with thumb fracture
Chicago Bulls guard Rajon Rondo warms up before an NBA basketball game against the Charlotte Hornets, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski)
Chicago Bulls press release
Rajon Rondo injured his right hand in game two at Boston on Tuesday night (Wednesday, PHL time). Rondo underwent a subsequent exam and x-rays that confirmed a thumb fracture. Surgery is not required for this injury, and he is out indefinitely.
Rondo averaged 7.8 points, 5.1 rebounds, 6.7 assists, and 1.4 steals in the regular season. In two games in the Playoffs versus the top-seeded Boston Celtics, he normed 11.5 points, 8.5 boards, 10.0 dimes, and 3.5 swipes.