Rajon Rondo says he 'absolutely' wants to be an NBA head coach

Chicago Bulls point guard Rajon Rondo has butted heads with a number of head coaches during his 11-year career. But just because he hasn’t seen eye to eye with some of his coaches doesn’t mean he has no interest becoming one.Quite the opposite.The mercurial point guard told the Chicago Tribune that he “absolutely” wants to be an NBA head coach when his playing days are done...
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Rajon Rondo's post-playing career plans? NBA head coach

Rajon Rondo has said he wants to continue playing in the NBA for "six or seven more years." But once it's all said and done and his pro basketball career is at its end? The Chicago Bulls guard has been preparing for some time now for his next professional endeavor. “I absolutely want to coach,” Rondo said in the Bulls locker room following Tuesday’s 99-98 loss to the Dallas...
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Rajon Rondo defends his skillset, takes jab at former Kings teammates

Rajon Rondo is here to chew bubblegum and speak his mind. And he’s all out of bubblegum. In an interview with David Aldridge of NBA.com on Monday, Rondo, who has been relegated to a sixth man role for the Chicago Bulls this year, passionately defended his skillset and took a thinly-veiled swipe at his former Sacramento Kings teammates in the process. “It’s just, maybe, the...
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Rajon Rondo has hardly talked with Fred Hoiberg about his situation

Rajon Rondo and his relationship status with the Chicago Bulls has been changed to “it’s complicated,” while the two sides still need to have “the talk.” Rondo says he has had very little communication with the Bulls’ front office since his meeting with them after being benched. What’s more concerning is that he’s had very little communication with head coach Fred...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo rides the pine on his own bobblehead night

The Chicago Bulls on Monday night held Rajon Rondo Bobblehead Night at United Center. And the disgruntled point guard recorded his fifth-consecutive DNP-CD to help celebrate the event. It's Rajon Rondo bobblehead night at United Center. This might be his only moment out of warmup togs, though, vs. OKC. pic.twitter.com/IO1COFNvQW — Steve Aschburner (@AschNBA) January 9,...
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Cavaliers ‘watching’ Rajon Rondo trade situation

If the Chicago Bulls want to trade embattled point guard Rajon Rondo, the Cleveland Cavaliers might come calling. On the hunt for a backup to Kyrie Irving, the Cavaliers have a close eye on the situation in Chicago, where Rondo has recently spent time on the bench after disagreements with coach Fred Hoiberg. Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com dropped the report: If the Bulls aren...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Six NBA teams that should trade for Rajon Rondo

It appears Rajon Rondo has worn out his welcome with the Chicago Bulls. The veteran point guard hasn’t played since the second half of a Dec. 30 loss to the Indiana Pacers, and head coach Fred Hoiberg has been noncommittal about Rondo’s return to the lineup, choosing to go with Michael Carter-Williams and Jerian Grant instead of the four-time All-Star. Rondo, who signed a...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Rondo: Bulls’ brass did not have ‘clear cut message’ in meeting

Things between Rajon Rondo and the Chicago Bulls don’t appear to be improving. Rondo met with Bulls executives Gar Forman and John Paxson on Saturday after Fred Hoiberg abruptly dropped him from the rotation. Four days later, he told the media about their meeting, and he didn’t seem terribly impressed, saying it went “OK.” “It really wasn’t a clear cut message,” Rondo...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Fred Hoiberg: Rajon Rondo will remain out of rotation

Rajon Rondo is still in exile, and there is no indication when it will end. Chicago Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg said Monday that Rondo would remain out of the rotation for the team’s next game against New Orleans. Hoiberg did have praise for Rondo’s professionalism, but nothing has changed with regard to his status. Hoiberg said MCW will start vs. Hornets. — K.C. Johnson...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo will seek trade if Bulls don't start using him

The marriage between the Chicago Bulls and point guard Rajon Rondo isn’t off to the best start. Rondo has been benched recently and suspended for conduct detrimental to the team as the rift between he and the coaching staff seems to grow by the day. The embattled guard has now gone public, telling ESPN.com’s Nick Friedell he’d welcome a trade if the coaching staff doesn...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

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