Fans react after Rondo suffers season-ending injury

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January 28, 2013, 7:51 am
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(NECN: Deanna Morgan, Boston) - If the Celtics make it to the playoffs, they will have made it minus their star player, Rajon Rondo. Fans have various opinions about this.

"Now, we're really screwed," says one Cemtics fan outside of TD Garden Monday morning.

"I think anything's possible," says a Celtics fan following Sunday's game.

Yes, anything is possible. The question is, is it probable?

"You know, we're tired," says Celtics  Guard, Avery Bradley following Sunday's 100-98 double-overtime win. "We keep fighting and we play hard for each other no matter what."

No matter how hard they play Rondo won't play with them for the rest of the season - doctor's orders. He tore his ACL during Friday's game against the Hawks coming down off a jump start. If you look at the video, it's pretty obvious that limp wouldn't go away quickly. The announcement of his season 'ender' came during Sunday's game against the heat, after he was seen at warm-ups.

"Whether it's Rondo or anybody across the league, we don't like to see people get hurt," says Celtics Forward, Paul Pierce. "It's just tough."

It's also definitely bad news. But, here's the good news. The Celtics beat the heat after a six-game losing streak.

"We won tonight," says Celtics Head Coach, Doc Rivers. "So, the way I look at it is we're gonna stay in there."

Right now winning is about all that matters to Celtics fans. And, they're hopeful.

Tags: nba, celtics, Basketball, Rondo, Rajon Rondo, Boston Celtics, sports, knee injury, ACL, torn acl
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