Boston Celtics' guard Rajon Rondo may reach out to famed orthopedic specialist Dr. James Andrews regarding the torn ACL Rondo suffered a few days ago. He also hopes to speak with Minnesota Vikings' running back Adrian Peterson about the rehab and recovery process that will allow Rondo to get back on the court sooner.
According to A. Sherrod Blakely of CSN Boston, Rondo will wait for the swelling to go down in his knee then seek the second opinion. There will likely be little that Dr.. Andrews can do to keep Rondo from having to undergo surgery, but he is the best in the business.
"He (Dr. Andrews) is one that we're definitely considering," Rondo's agent Bill Duffy, told CSNNE.com. "If he's No. 1, there's a couple 1As and 1Bs we're looking at as well."Rondo wants to get feedback from players who have undergone the surgery and returned relatively quickly. Players like Adrian Peterson have proven that a comeback within six month is possible, and it's possible to return at an equally production level. In addition, Rondo knows that Dr. Andrews performed Peterson's surgery.
Rondo wants to return to the court by the start of training camp next season. To do so, he would have to have a speedy recovery. Both Rondo and team president Danny Ainge think this is possible, but it will be difficult. In the meantime, the Celtics are looking to hold on and make the playoffs without him this year.