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Rondo will be back before All Star Weekend

According to Baxter Holmes of the Boston Globe, Rajon Rondo will return after a year absence sometime before the All Star break.

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There's still no target, but there is an expiration date for the long awaited return of Rajon Rondo.  All Star Weekend is slated for February 14, so that gives just less than five weeks.  It was reported that RR considered playing in the D-League Showcase earlier this week, but declined after a productive practice on Monday.  You gotta love Rondo's cheeky response (he'll "just wake up one morning and play").  Reminds me of what Keith Olbermann used to say about the "day-to-day" injury report: we're all day to day, right?

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