Doc: It was the wrong time to trade Perkins

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Doc: It was the wrong time to trade Perkins

Rondo says he will not play tonight

Rondo says he will not play tonight

Rajon Rondo, out with a fractured right thumb, will not play for the Chicago Bulls against the Celtics tonight in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series at TD Garden, according to multiple reports.

The series is tied at 2.

Rondo, the Bulls point guard who played the first two game of the series, was reportedly going to try and test the thumb tonight but told reporters Wednesday morning he couldn’t play. 

Game 6 is Friday in Chicago. Game 7, if necessary, is Sunday in Boston.  Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg called Rondo's return a "longshot."

More to come. 
 

Gorman: Rajon 'Rondo never tells the truth'

Gorman: Rajon 'Rondo never tells the truth'

Mike Gorman visits the Toucher and Rich studio to talk Celtics playoff basketball and whether Rondo will be back for Game 5.