Bulls' Rajon Rondo out indefinitely with thumb fracture


With a cast on his right thumb, Chicago Bulls' Rajon Rondo, center, sits on the bench during Game 3 of the team's NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Boston Celtics in Chicago, Friday, April 21, 2017. Beverley avoids suspension for incident with fanRockets to wrap series in Game 5?Scherzer, Harper playing at a high levelDaugherty: Warriors can overc. Game 4 is Sunday in Chicago. Chicago turned the ball over 18 times and had only 14 assists (compared to Boston's 34) and the offensive woes - coupled with the Bulls' defensive issues - all added up to the 17-point loss. (Garnett) said we looked like a team that wasn't having fun. "We're going to give it another chance".

"Now we have two of the next three (games) on our home court and we have to come in and care of business at home".

Jimmy Butler said he told Grant and Carter-Williams to "just get lost in the game, " but, too often, both guards just looked lost.

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"At 6'1", boasting a unicorn-like 6'9" wingspan, Rondo used his absurd length to become amongst the league leaders in steals, rebounds for a point guard, and assists. "We know it's going to be really hard and each game is its own entity".

Now, like the Celtics did on Friday, Chicago will enter Sunday's game looking to bounce back. I stretched my leg out. When he signed with Chicago in the off-season, I thought it was a bad fit and could mark the end of his once promising career.

Crowder jawed at the Bulls' bench after hitting a jumper and Rondo - sidelined by a broken right thumb - extended his leg as Crowder walked by. "I always do that throughout the game, I guess he was so deep in our bench, it looked like what may have happened, happened".