Rajon Rondo RUMORS & NEWS

  • New Orleans Pelicans' Rajon Rondo out 4-6 weeks after surgery

    NBA.com "The New Orleans Pelicans say veteran guard Rajon Rondo is expected to be sidelined about four to six weeks following surgery on Tuesday to repair a core muscle injury. Rondo's injury occurred during New Orleans' preseason game at Oklahoma City on Friday night. The Pelicans say Rondo traveled..." October 10

  • Rajon Rondo could undergo sports hernia surgery

    ESPN "New Orleans Pelicans point guard Rajon Rondo may need surgery to repair a sports hernia, according to coach Alvin Gentry. Rondo is scheduled to visit a specialist Monday in Philadelphia before determining whether surgery is needed. Gentry told reporters Sunday that he did not know how long..." October 09

  • Rajon Rondo diagnosed with sports hernia, will see specialist

    CBS Sports "Rondo is reportedly dealing with a sports hernia and will be seeing a specialist to determine the next step on Monday, Sean Kelley of ESPN radio reports. Rondo's timetable for a return likely depends on whether or not he decides to undergo surgery or try and play through it, so we'll have to..." October 08

  • Rajon Rondo sees his job being easier playing with Anthony Davis, DeMarcus Cousins

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Rajon Rondo has played with some of the top scorers around the league during his time in the NBA, but playing alongside Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins was something that was hard for him to pass up. The New Orleans Pelicans signed the veteran point guard during the offseason to be the..." September 29

  • Bulls PF calls Rajon Rondo the best teammate he’s had in the NBA

    Larry Brown Sports "Public opinion of Rajon Rondo as a teammate has taken a dramatic nosedive these last few years, but Bobby Portis definitely doesn’t agree with that idea. In a Twitter Q&A on Tuesday, the Chicago Bulls big man replied to a question about the best teammate he’s had in the NBA so far by tweeting..." August 02

  • Pelicans to sign Rajon Rondo to a one-year deal

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The New Orleans Pelicans added some help to their backcourt on Saturday when they reached agreement to sign veteran point guard Rajon Rondo to a one-year deal, a source confirmed. The Vertical was the first to report the news. The amount he signed for is still unclear. ESPN reported that..." July 15

  • L.A. Still Want To Sign Rajon Rondo Despite Landing Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

    Lakers Nation "After a week and a half of patiently waiting for the market to settle, the Los Angeles Lakers finally landed a free agent when they came to an agreement with Kentavious Caldwell-Pope on a one-year deal reportedly worth $18 million. Since they want to be major players in free agency next summer,..." July 12

  • Bulls waive point guard Rajon Rondo, still owe him $3 million

    ESPN "The Bulls announced on Friday they have waived veteran point guard Rajon Rondo. Rondo had a team option worth over $13 million that would have become fully guaranteed had the Bulls not waived him by Friday's deadline. As it stands, the Bulls are on the hook for a $3 million guarantee still..." June 30

  • Bulls expected to waive Rajon Rondo if they can’t trade him

    Chicago Tribune "Rajon Rondo's 2016-17 season will go down as a memorable one. He moved from primary free agency target to starting point guard to completely out of the rotation to mentor and defender of the young core to near-savior status as he led the Bulls to a 2-0 lead in the playoffs over the Celtics...." June 30

  • Bulls' decision on Rajon Rondo 'still to be determined' as buyout deadline nears

    CBS Sports "The Chicago Bulls have clearly changed direction, revamping the roster at last week's NBA Draft by trading Jimmy Butler for three young prospects. On Tuesday, the Bulls introduced their newest players -- Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn and Lauri Markkanen -- but it's one of their veterans who has..." June 28

  • Rajon Rondo, Ricky Rubio have unclear futures after Jimmy Butler trade

    Hoops Hype "After the Chicago Bulls traded Jimmy Butler to the Minnesota Timberwolves, Rajon Rondo and Ricky Rubio became immediately impacted as well. USA TODAY’s Jeff Zillgitt reported the Timberwolves are still trying to trade Rubio after the recent move to land Butler. Dallas was once linked to Rubio..." June 23

  • Rondo: Bulls would've swept Celtics if I didn't get injured

    CSN Chicago "Rajon Rondo's injury coincided with the Bulls' playoff run being derailed as soon as he got hurt in Game 2 and he wasn't shy to voice what could have been as a guest on Inside the NBA on Monday night. Kevin Garnett hosted a Celtics reunion roundtable on the postgame show with former Celtics..." May 09

  • Bulls to bring back Fred Hoiberg and likely Rajon Rondo

    Fanrag Sports "Chicago Bulls vice president of basketball operations John Paxson made it clear on Wednesday morning that head coach Fred Hoiberg will still be the guy along the sideline going forward. On another front, Paxson also noted that veteran point guard Rajon Rondo has a “really good chance” of being..." May 03

  • Jimmy Butler Supports Bulls Keeping Rajon Rondo

    Real GM Basketball "The Chicago Bulls have until June 30th to fully guarantee the $13.4 million contract of Rajon Rondo. The Bulls have yet to give Rondo any indication about his guarantee. “Of course,” Jimmy Butler said when asked about if he preferred the Bulls to guarantee Rondo for next season. “He’s been..." April 30

  • Bulls' Rajon Rondo doubtful, Jimmy Butler dealing with knee soreness ahead of Game 6 vs. Celtics

    ESPN "Bulls point guard Rajon Rondo remains doubtful for Game 6 against the Boston Celtics as he recovers from fractured right thumb and a torn ligament in his right wrist. "Nothing's changed as of now," Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg said during a conference call on Thursday afternoon. "We had a film..." April 27

  • Rajon Rondo will not play in Game 5, unsure about Game 6

    Larry Brown Sports "There was some brief optimism on Tuesday that Rajon Rondo may be able to play in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Boston Celtics, but the Chicago Bulls point guard is not ready to return. After having another X-ray on his fractured right thumb Tuesday night, Rondo said..." April 26

  • Sources: Bulls' Rajon Rondo holds night workout in hopes of Game 5 comeback

    ESPN "Chicago Bulls guard Rajon Rondo held a clandestine workout Tuesday night in Boston in an attempt to determine if he's healthy enough to return to the court for Wednesday's pivotal Game 5 against the Celtics, according to league sources. Sources told ESPN that Rondo scheduled the private evening..." April 26

  • Rajon Rondo taking jumpers, out for Game 5 but could return

    ESPN "Bulls point guard Rajon Rondo took jumpers before Tuesday's practice, and though he has been ruled out for Game 5 because of a fractured right thumb and wrist injury, his status for Games 6 and 7 remains open. After injuring the thumb in Game 2, Rondo was expected to be in a hard cast for at..." April 25

  • Rajon Rondo ruled out for Game 5

    Yardbarker "The Chicago Bulls will be without Rajon Rondo for at least one more game. As Sean Highkin of The Athletic notes, coach Fred Hoiberg has ruled Rondo out for Wednesday’s Game 5 against the Boston Celtics. The Bulls can certainly use Rondo back. Rondo was a catalyst during each of the first two..." April 24