CLEVELAND -- Celitcs guard Rajon Rondo will miss his seventh consecutive game tonight against the Cleveland Cavaliers and is also likely out tomorrow against the Toronto Raptors, according to coach Doc Rivers.
Rivers said Rondo is likely to return Friday against the New York Knicks. Avery Bradley will start tonight against Cleveland's rookie of the year candidate Kyrie Irving.
Jermaine O'Neal said he going to play tonight after missing three games with a bruised left knee. O'Neal said the knee continues to cause discomfort but it is flexible enough to play.