Los Angeles Lakers coach Frank Vogel He assured that losing Rajon Rondo “is a great blow & rdquor; for the Lakers, But he added that they will at least get it back when they need it most. Rondo suffered a fracture of the right thumb that requires surgery in the team’s second training session.

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Rondo he will leave the bubble to undergo surgery this week and is expected to return to activities complete basketball in six or eight weeks, that is, between August 23 and September 6.

The first round of the playoffs begins on August 17 and the conference semifinals begin on August 31.

A great loss

« Losing Rajon is a great loss for our team, but we hope Rajon will be part of our playoff career, « said Vogel Monday in a conference call.

« Waiting for those six and eight weeks to pass It puts us somewhere around the first and second playoff rounds.

« We are very confident that he can come back and be an important factor for us in our playoff career, » he said.