Bar starts low for Rondo

Celtics to limit point guard's minutes as rehab process continues

Updated: January 16, 2014, 5:00 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

WALTHAM, Mass. -- With every checkpoint in Rajon Rondo's ACL rehab, the buzz about his return has grown, escalating last month when he was cleared for full-contact workouts and reaching a crescendo this week with his tweet hinting at Friday's return to game action against the Los Angeles Lakers.

Celtics coach Brad Stevens has been bombarded with questions about Rondo this week, but tired as he may be of navigating those, even Stevens admitted on the eve of Rondo's return that he's ...

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