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Rondo Battling Flu

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You know, just when it looks like the Celtics are finally going to be healthy, something like this happens:

Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo is battling flu-like symptoms and the team sent him home from Friday's practice session, but he is expected to play in Saturday's Game 1 against Miami.

"Yeah, [Rondo is] pretty bad," admitted coach Doc Rivers. "[Glen Davis] missed [Thursday's session], he's been sick, so whatever Tony has, it's spread around the team right now. Rondo, we had him do film, then we did a walkthrough and then we told him go home.

"He's going to play. I don't know how he's going to feel. I don't anticipate him feeling great, he's throwing up and everything else last night and all day today. I know we sent him to the hospital to do IV work and stuff like that. other than that, it is what it is."

Well, clearly Rondo only has one option: He'll just have to suck it up and pull a Michael Jordan on the Heat tomorrow night. I don't know about you, but I'd be okay with that.