Perkins' rehab a team effort
With assists from doctors, a cadaver and Wes Welker, C's center stays positive
BOSTON -- Kendrick Perkins can now look ahead -- optimistically and realistically -- to the day he will again play basketball for the Celtics. He said that day is not that far away; he's pointing to a mid- to late-January return date.
When he does return, he'll have many people to thank for getting him through the recovery process of major knee surgery. But two stand out: Wes Welker of the New England Patriots and a deceased man whose identity will forever remain unknown.
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