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Kendrick Perkins can empathize with Rajon Rondo

Kendrick Perkins now has something else in common with best friend Rajon Rondo: They have both torn an anterior cruciate ligament.

Perkins, the Oklahoma City center and former Celtic, said Tuesday that he has spoken with Rondo and is helping him through a difficult period after the Boston point guard tore his right ACL Jan. 24 against the Atlanta Hawks.

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