Can the Boston Celtics cope without Rajon Rondo? 

Rajon Rondo has a torn ACL and is done for the season Rajon Rondo is done for the year out with a torn ACL he apparently suffered on Friday night. The Boston Celtics best overall player is going in for surgery at some point soon and will likely be gone into next season as well. It was the last thing that the Boston Celtics needed during a six-game losing streak and their status as a “5 percent contender” team fading away. The first question to ask is whether or not the Boston Celtics can cope without Rajon Rondo in the line-up. They have in the past for games at a time due to various reasons (injuries, suspensions, random bits of Rondo-ness) but never for an extended period of time. In fact, the Celtics haven’t had an injury of this scope and magnitude since 2009 when Kevin Garnett injured his knee and missed most of the rest of the season including the entirety of the playoffs. Sunday, it took until early in the second quarter for the Boston Celtics to even record an assist as a te…