Rondo returns

Rajon Rondo returned to full speed at Celtics’ practice Friday and is expected to be in the starting lineup in the season-opener against Cleveland at the TD Banknorth Garden Tuesday.

Rondo (ankle sprain) missed the final two preseason games and the Celtics took two days off before returning to training in Waltham. The Celtics, 6-2 in the preseason, are expected to practice Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.

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