Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo will miss a couple of weeks due to a sprained ankle, vice president of basketball operations Danny Ainge told radio station WEEI on Thursday.
Rondo rolled his ankle in the fourth quarter of the 118-116 victory over the New York Knickson Wednesday. He said afterward that he expected to play Thursday in Atlanta.
“Rajon, I think, will be out for a couple of weeks, anyway,” Ainge said, according to WEEI.
“I think that Rajon is young, and he heals fast and he loves to play, to his credit. I couldn’t believe he was back on the court last night. He wasn’t moving very well, even when he got back out on the court. You could tell he was still in a lot of pain, and certainly after the game it started puffing up. This morning there was a lot of swelling, and he definitely needs some time off.”