A playful Rondo didn't like the idea of being dubbed a game-time decision for the start of the 2014-15 regular season and suggested he won't finalize his game status until he wakes up from his typical gameday nap.
"When I wake up from my nap, I’ll let [reporters] know. Around 4:30," said Rondo. "If I sleep really really well tonight, and [Wednesday] afternoon with my nap, I’ll let you know how I’m feeling."
On the eve of the start of the new season, Rondo was coy about whether his broken hand is ready for the typical game-caliber contact. On Monday, Rondo suggested he was 79 percent likely to play in the opener and, through coach Brad Stevens, upgraded that number before Tuesday's practice.