Rajon Rondo RUMORS & NEWS

  • Rajon Rondo and Dwight Howard, once seen as malcontents, are helping the Lakers’ playoff run

    Boston "If ever there was a night for the Los Angeles Lakers’ supporting cast to get lost in the shuffle, this was it. LeBron James scored the Lakers’ first 12 points and had 20 by halftime. Anthony Davis hit a buzzer-beating three-pointer – “the biggest shot of my..." September 22

  • Rajon Rondo’s brother William may be temporarily barred from attending games

    Larry Brown Sports "William Rondo’s verbal altercation with Russell Westbrook may cost him his spot in the stands for the foreseeable future. Marc J. Spears of The Undefeated reported Sunday that William, brother of Los Angeles Lakers guard Rajon Rondo, is expected to miss a couple games..." September 14

  • Lakers’ Rajon Rondo reveals how his brother has been a key to his success in bubble

    Clutch Points "Rajon Rondo’s brother, William, made headlines on Saturday night after he went at it with Houston Rockets guard Russell Westbrook. But Rondo said he has also been a vital source of support and confidence. The Los Angeles Lakers’ reserve guard explained..." September 13

  • Rajon Rondo’s brother gets ejected after exchange with Russell Westbrook

    Yahoo! Sports "Rajon Rondo was jawing at Russell Westbrook — Rondo isn’t afraid to tell his opponents what he’s thinking, and with his team up 20 points in the fourth quarter, he could pretty much say anything he wanted. Rondo’s brother William is a different..." September 13

  • Free Agent Stock Watch: Playoff Edition

    Hoops Rumors "Throughout the season, Hoops Rumors takes a closer look at players who will be free agents or could become free agents this off-season. With the playoffs ongoing at the Orlando campus, it’s time to examine if their stock is rising or falling due to performance and other..." September 12

  • Playoff Rajon Rondo Won't Always Save the Lakers

    The Big Lead "Rajon Rondo in the postseason, known as "Playoff Rondo", is more myth than reality at this point. The legend of Playoff Rondo began in the early stages of the last decade when Rondo came into his own as an NBA player just as his Big 3 teammates in Paul Pierce,..." September 09

  • Frank Vogel: Rajon Rondo Is “Going To Help Us”

    Hoops Rumors "In his first game back since joining the Lakers inside the Orlando campus, Rajon Rondo had an inconsistent showing in Friday’s Game 1 Western Conference semifinals blowout loss to the Rockets. The former All-Star totaled eight points, four assists, and three..." September 05

  • Rajon Rondo to Make Playoff Debut Tonight vs. Rockets

    Lakers Daily "The Los Angeles Lakers will be getting a lift as they start the Western Conference semifinals against the Houston Rockets tonight. Point guard Rajon Rondo will finally return to the lineup and get some game action after breaking his thumb on July 12. " September 04

  • Frank Vogel On Rajon Rondo: 'We’re Hopeful To Have Him In This Series'

    SI "Lakers coach Frank Vogel said he's "hopeful" Rajon Rondo will play in the team's second-round playoff series against either the Houston Rockets or the Oklahoma City Thunder.  Rondo has been sidelined since July 12, when he sustained a fractured right thumb in..." August 31

  • Rajon Rondo a late scratch for Lakers due to back spasms

    Larry Brown Sports "Rajon Rondo was a late scratch from the Los Angeles Lakers’ lineup on Saturday due to back spasms. Rondo has not played during the Orlando restart since injuring his thumb in a practice on July 12. Rondo was initially expected to miss 6-8 weeks and return at some point..." August 23

  • Rajon Rondo Active for Game 3 vs. Blazers After Thumb Injury

    Bleacher Report "Rajon Rondo is back for the Los Angeles Lakers.  Head coach Frank Vogel announced the point guard will be active in Game 3 against the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday night as the Lakers look to take a 2-1 series lead.  " August 22

  • Lakers' Rajon Rondo upgraded to questionable for Game 2 vs. Trail Blazers

    ABC 30 "Down 0-1 in their first-round NBA playoff series with the Portland Trail Blazers, the Los Angeles Lakers' lineup could look a little different for Game 2 on Thursday (9 p.m. ET, ESPN). Point guard Rajon Rondo, sidelined the past 5 weeks with a fractured thumb..." August 20

  • Lakers' Rajon Rondo will clear quarantine Monday, return date uncertain

    ABC News "Rajon Rondo will clear quarantine Monday, according to Los Angeles Lakers coach Frank Vogel, but the team is unsure when the veteran point guard will be available to suit up for the NBA playoffs. "I'm not sure exactly when he's going to be available to be..." August 17

  • Lakers Coach Frank Vogel Makes Huge Announcement Regarding Return of Rajon Rondo

    Lakers Daily "Los Angeles Lakers point guard Rajon Rondo has re-entered the NBA bubble in Orlando, Fla. Rondo, 34, injured his thumb before the resumption of the 2019-20 season. He left the bubble to have surgery in July. " August 13

  • Rajon Rondo Hoping to Return from Injury in 1st Round of Playoffs

    Bleacher Report "Los Angeles Lakers guard Rajon Rondo has reportedly returned to Orlando, Florida, to continue rehabbing his surgically repaired right thumb, according to Yahoo Sports' Chris Haynes on NBA on TNT.  He hasn't yet rejoined his team inside the..." August 10

  • Rajon Rondo to Rejoin Team in NBA Bubble 'Very Soon' After Injury

    Bleacher Report "Los Angeles Lakers guard Rajon Rondo is expected to rejoin the team inside the NBA bubble near Orlando, Florida, within the coming days.  "He's definitely going to come back into the bubble very soon," head coach Frank..." August 05

  • ‘Lakers have no answer’ for Blazers’ Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum, claims Channing Frye

    Clutch Points "Former NBA forward Channing Frye believes the Los Angeles Lakers will have no answer for Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum in a potential first-round playoff series. “Rondo going down is huge for the Lakers, because playoff Rondo, and..." July 21

  • Rajon Rondo Undergoes Right Thumb Surgery

    Hoops Rumors "Lakers point guard Rajon Rondo underwent successful surgery on his fractured right thumb on Wednesday, the team said today (Twitter link). The club reiterated the same timeline that was announced earlier this week, indicating that Rondo will resume full basketball activities..." July 16

  • Lakers’ Alex Caruso Explains New Role With Rajon Rondo & Avery Bradley Out

    Heavy "With just a couple of weeks before the return of the NBA, the Los Angeles Lakers will be missing two key players in Avery Bradley and Rajon Rondo. Bradley won’t be participating at all while there’s a chance Rondo comes back when he’s healthy...." July 15

  • Lakers guard Rajon Rondo out for significant time after fracturing thumb in practice

    USA Today "The Los Angeles Lakers have their sights set on NBA championship No. 17, but their path to tying the rival Boston Celtics for most titles in league history got a little tougher Sunday. The team announced late Sunday night that guard Rajon Rondo suffered a fracture in his right thumb..." July 13

  • Lakers ‘very confident’ Rajon Rondo will return some time during playoffs

    Bleacher Report "Frank Vogel believes Rajon Rondo will suit up for the Los Angeles Lakersat some point in the first or second round of the playoffs.  "We expect Rajon to be a part of our playoff run," the head coach told reporters. "We're looking at six to..." July 13

  • Rajon Rondo’s injury thrusts Lakers guard Alex Caruso into the spotlight

    Clutch Points "Before the Los Angeles Lakers headed to the NBA bubble in Orlando, the team had to address a void in the backcourt left by veteran guard, Avery Bradley. The 29-year-old journeyman decided to opt-out of the NBA restart due to family concerns forcing the team to act fast to..." July 13

  • Colin Cowherd: Without Rajon Rondo, the Lakers Aren't a Championship Team

    The Big Lead "Rajon Rondo broke his thumb in practice over the weekend and is now out 6-8 weeks. Combined with the loss of Avery Bradley, the Lakers are suddenly very thin in the backcourt, even with the recent additions of Dion Waiters and J.R. Smith. That's all Colin Cowherd needs to hear. The Lakers..." July 13

  • Lakers can manage without Rajon Rondo, but surviving his replacements could be another story

    CBS Sports "True to form as Hollywood's NBA team, Los Angeles Lakers games mostly stuck to a script this season. The starting unit, starring LeBron James and Anthony Davis, bulldozed opponents for six-to-eight minutes before giving way to the understudies. Those reserves,..." July 13

  • Rajon Rondo Was Not Happy About His “Motel 6” Looking Room In Orlando

    Total Pro Sports "NBA teams have made their way over to Florida to join the NBA bubble and get ready for the NBA restart. Some players are just fine with their living quarters, while others took to social media to complain about it. The picture that Rondo shared on social media had the..." July 09

  • Rajon Rondo Shows off His Insanely Ripped Body Ahead of NBA Bubble Restart

    Total Pro Sports "The Novel Coronavirus put the 2019-20 season at a halt on March 11, but that didn’t mean that the players just chilled out and didn’t get any work in. 2008 NBA champion Rajon Rondo clearly used his lockdown period to get in the perfect shape as he showed off his ripped and..." July 07

  • Why Rajon Rondo never developed a consistent jump shot

    Clutch Points "“What ifs” are very common in professional sports. What if Player X didn’t get injured? What if Team X didn’t make that trade? What if X scenario happened the year before? What if Rajon Rondo developed a consistent jump shot? Okay, that last one is..." June 19

  • Behind Rajon Rondo’s many assists to his Kentucky home

    The Undefeated "When a masked Rajon Rondo dropped off groceries to those in need back home in Louisville, Kentucky, the socially distanced recipients always said thank you. And those who recognized him often asked the same thing. “The first question was always, ‘When is the NBA season..." May 22

  • Rajon Rondo Makes Lakers’ Intentions Upon NBA Return Very Clear

    Heavy "When it comes to wanting the season to continue, the Los Angeles Lakers have been on a united front. Pretty much every player on the roster has expressed the desire to continue the season from where it left off. Until recently, nobody had any idea one when the NBA might..." May 21

  • Danny Ainge: I would not have drafted Rajon Rondo without a pre-draft meeting

    Clutch Points "Boston Celtics boss man Danny Ainge shared a quick anecdote in light of the NBA’s hiatus. After taking a guess that the NBA Draft won’t be held on the scheduled June 25 date, he mentioned how the interviewing process played such a vital part in drafting players,..." April 22

  • The Players That Could Leave The Lakers This Offseason

    Fadeaway World "The Los Angeles Lakers are first in the West with a 49-14 record. With two superstars leading the way, everything seems to be going right for the LA giants. But that doesn’t mean the exact same team will be reunited next year. While LeBron James and Anthony Davis are clearly..." April 04