Rajon Rondo out indefinitely with fractured right thumb

Rajon Rondo, whose late-season resurgence and strong play pushed the Bulls to a 2-0 lead in the playoffs, is out indefinitely with a fractured right thumb.

The Bulls announced the injury Friday morning and said it won’t require surgery. Rondo suffered the injury in Sunday’s Game 2.

The Bulls have a 2-0 lead against the Celtics and are vying to become the sixth No. 8 seed to topple a No. 1 seed since the NBA expanded the playoffs to 16 teams in 1984.

Rondo averaged 11.5 points, 10 assists and 8.5 rebounds in the two victories.

Game 3 is tonight at the United Center.

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