Rajon Rondo RUMORS & NEWS

  • Rob Pelinka Says Lakers Re-Signing JaVale McGee, Rajon Rondo, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Will Help Team Chemistry

    Lakers Nation "Los Angeles Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka moved very quickly to fill out the roster surrounding LeBron James and Anthony Davis after Kawhi Leonard’s decision. In addition to the new players, the Lakers also brought back three of them who contributed to the 2018-19 NBA..." July 29

  • Avery Bradley admits Rajon Rondo drew him to Lakers without really recruiting him

    Clutch Points "Avery Bradley said earlier that the opportunity to play alongside LeBron James and Anthony Davis is one of the main reasons why he chose to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers. However, Rajon Rondo may have played a part too in his decision. In a conference call with the media, Bradley..." July 13

  • Report: Rajon Rondo’s contract with Lakers contains player option for 2020-21 season

    Clutch Points "Free agent and veteran point guard Rajon Rondo is returning to the Los Angeles Lakers on a deal worth the minimum for two years. Per Keith Smith of Yahoo Sports, Rondo received a player option in the second year, allowing the 13-year floor general to exercise the clause..." July 09

  • The Lakers Have Agreed To A Two-Year Deal With Rajon Rondo

    SLAM Online "The Los Angeles Lakers have agreed to a two-year deal with Rajon Rondo, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports. Rondo will round out a roster that includes LeBron James, Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins. Rondo played last season on a $9 million deal with Los Angeles but now claims his..." July 06

  • NBA Rumors: Rajon Rondo ‘Wants To Return’ To L.A. Lakers In Free Agency

    Silver Screen And Roll "Now that the Los Angeles Lakers have paired LeBron James with Anthony Davis — and traded half of their team in the process — their next trick will be filling out the rest of the roster. On that front, the team clearly has bigger targets..." June 18

  • Rajon Rondo thinks all the 1-year deals hurt Lakers

    Clutch Points "Los Angeles Lakers point guard Rajon Rondo shared some valuable insight on what he thinks went wrong with the Lakers this season. According to the 32-year-old, the fact that the team decided to hand out so many one-year deals had an adverse effect on the mindset of some of the players on the..." June 09

  • Rajon Rondo says Bulls benching him during 2016-17 season ‘backfired on them’

    Clutch Points "Rajon Rondo says the Chicago Bulls’ decision to bench him during the 2016-17 season ultimately “backfired on them.” The Bulls benched Rondo for Michael Carter-Williams and Jerian Grant after the 33rd game of the season. However, Chicago went back to Rondo as the..." June 08

  • Rajon Rondo Opens Up About Lakers’ Environment

    Bleacher Report "If the Toronto Raptors are in need of a strategy to finish off the Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Lakers point guard Rajon Rondo has one he devised last summer. It featured LeBron James, but as Rondo says: "I could definitely coach in the playoffs, because it's all about..." June 08

  • Rajon Rondo: Jimmy Butler isn't staying with Philadelphia 76ers

    247 Sports "When the Philadelphia 76ers traded for Jimmy Butler in November, they did so with the idea that he would be their third star and last major addition before making a big push for a championship. Six months later, and the prevailing sentiment is that he'll leave. The 76ers..." May 10

  • Luke Walton says Rajon Rondo and Tyson Chandler are likely done for season to give younger players opportunities

    Silver Screen And Roll "In the penultimate game of the 2018-19 season for the Los Angeles Lakers, Rajon Rondo and Tyson Chandler sat on the bench in warmup sweats, uninjured and available to play, but never checked in. Head coach Luke Walton said there was a simple reason for..." April 08

  • Rajon Rondo says Warriors benefit from being together 4-5 years

    Clutch Points "Veteran guard Rajon Rondo has taken notice of the ease in which the visiting Golden State Warriors were able to dispatch his Los Angeles Lakers in three quarters, first building a 27-point lead in the first quarter and later putting it away once more in the third quarter,..." April 05

  • Rajon Rondo, JaVale McGee say injuries have been ‘crazy’ for Lakers this season

    Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Lakers have been ravaged by injuries in LeBron James’ first season with the club, which is definitely part of the reason why the Lakers will not be going to the playoffs. Lakers guard Rajon Rondo, who has missed considerable time himself this season,..." April 01

  • Rajon Rondo wants to be a part of Lakers' future

    Sporting News "Point guard Rajon Rondo expressed his desire to stay with Lakers next season after playing a big part in a 129-115 victory Friday over the Hornets. Rondo provided 17 assists – a tally no Laker has bettered in the past 21 years – as Los Angeles won for the third time in..." March 30

  • Lakers’ Rajon Rondo led players-only meeting in February to find ‘a better understanding of one another’

    Clutch Points "After the Los Angeles Lakers lost to the New Orleans Pelicans on Feb. 23, veteran point guard Rajon Rondo reportedly led a players-only meeting to find “a better understanding of one another,” according to Dave McMenamin of ESPN. The trade deadline had already passed. The..." March 29

  • Which of the Lakers’ free agents should the team keep next year?

    Silver Screen And Roll "The Lakers don’t have much to play for the rest of the season. The playoffs are out of reach, their star player is in and out of the lineup, and their best youngsters are shut down. At this point, all that’s really left is evaluating who makes the team next..." March 22

  • Rondo won't be fined for seat choice

    ESPN "Lakers point guard Rajon Rondo will not be fined or disciplined for sitting in a courtside seat removed from his teammates late in the Lakers' 115-99 loss Wednesday to the Denver Nuggets, sources told ESPN. Rondo met with Lakers president Magic Johnson and general manager Rob..." March 07

  • Rondo takes courtside seat, doesn't see 'big deal'

    ESPN "Rajon Rondo has sat and watched some games this season, at times, from an empty courtside seat near the Los Angeles Lakers' bench. But when Rondo did it again Wednesday night before the end of a 115-99 loss to the Denver Nuggets at Staples Center, it created a..." March 07

  • Rondo becomes 2nd ever to tally a triple-double for 5 different teams

    Clutch Points "Los Angeles Lakers veteran point guard Rajon Rondo had arguably his best game of the season on Monday, but his team suffered a disheartening defeat at the hands of their crosstown rivals, the Los Angeles Clippers, 113-105. Rondo had it going all night long, and his..." March 05

  • Rondo sparks Lakers after meeting with Walton

    ESPN "With the Los Angeles Lakers' playoff push in desperate need of a jolt, Luke Walton and Rajon Rondo had a long one-on-one talk to see how to get the team back on track. "It was an honest conversation," Walton said. "It was healthy and..." March 01

  • James Worthy: Rajon Rondo was 'detrimental to his team' Monday

    247 Sports "Rajon Rondo is a very particular kind of player. He is capable of playing like one of the better point guards in all of basketball, but only under very specific circumstances. The phenomenon of "national TV Rondo" is well known. Rondo tends not to play well in games he..." February 26