RAJON RONDO RUMORS & GOSSIP

Free-agent-to-be Rondo has strong words for old Boston coach

Sacramento Kings point guard Rajon Rondo put on an impressive show for his old fans in Boston on Sunday with 14 points, 15 assists and six steals. But it came in typical Kings fashion, a loss.That used to be Celtics, fashion, too. But not anymore. Boston's 128-119 victory was its fourth in a row and ninth in the last 10 games, and pushed the Celtics to a season-best nine games over...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo Has Apparently Given Up on Playing Defense

Turmoil is brewing in Sacramento, which is something you could say about the Kings during almost every NBA season. Rumors about head coach George Karl getting fired get louder with each passing day. The Kings record sits at 21-30, a reflection of the porous defense they play night in and night out. The Kings give up 108.9 points per game, last in the NBA, and possessions like the...
Via Stack
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo still loves the Boston Celtics, hopes they take the Eastern Conference

Sacramento Kings point guard Rajon Rondo was full of emotions Sunday night as his team took on the Boston Celtics. This was Rondo first time back in Boston after he was traded to the Dallas Mavericks in 2014. After the Celtics defeated the Kings, many of Rondo’s former teammates and coaches embraced him and they had a few words afterwards. After the game, Rondo told reporters that...
Via No Guts, No Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Notes: Rajon Rondo Doesn’t Think Boston Fans View Him As Enemy

BOSTON — Rajon Rondo’s legacy with the Celtics might mean different things to different people, but the Sacramento Kings point guard has nothing but praise for his former team and its fans. Rondo returned to TD Garden on Sunday for the second time since leaving Boston in Dec. 2014 and the first time in a Kings uniform. When he was introduced during pregame warmups, the Garden...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas Soars To Block DeMarcus Cousins’ Alley-Oop Attempt (Video)

BOSTON — Isaiah Thomas’ game is bigger than his 5-foot-9 frame. Just ask DeMarcus Cousins. The Celtics point guard scored 22 points Sunday in his team’s win over the Sacramento Kings, but the highlight that had everyone talking came in the third quarter, when Kings point guard Rajon Rondo sent a lob in the direction of the 6-foot-11 Cousins. That’s when Thomas intervened...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Fisher blasts Rondo over triangle offense criticism

The New York Knicks need a point guard and may pursue one in free agency, but it seems safe to say that said point guard won’t be Rajon Rondo. Rondo is a point guard who likes the ball in his hands and isn’t known for his 3-point shooting, and he admitted on Friday that the triangle offense probably wouldn’t be a good fit for him. Knicks coach Derek Fisher, who runs the triangle...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo’s year as a Sacramento King

Rajon Rondo is one of the true point guards left in the game and he is executing ferocious tenacity with a stellar ability to run the court in his first year (of a one year contract) with the Sacramento Kings. His double-double a night stat line consist of 11.8 PPG, 11.9 APG and 6.5 RPG. Currently he’s leading the league—by a considerable margin—in assists, sitting at a full...
Via isportsweb.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo: ‘Nothing but love’ for the Mavericks

When the Dallas Mavericks traded for All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo, they sold out for success in 2014-15. When the experiment failed, both parties moved on after a wildly unsuccessful five-month relationship. Rondo said he has no regrets about the failed run at a championship, though per ESPN’s Tim MacMahon, the now-Sacramento Kings guard believes the Mavericks stint dropped his free...
Via Sportsnaut
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo tweets about using gay slur toward referee

    Rajon Rondo on Monday addressed the recent incident in which he was suspended for making an offensive comment toward an official and not leaving the court in a timely fashion after being ejected. Bill Kennedy, the referee Rondo blew up on, came out publicly as gay in an interview with Yahoo Sports over the weekend. In that same story, it was revealed that Kennedy told...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA ref comes out as gay, says Rajon Rondo used gay slur

    Rajon Rondo was suspended one game for using a derogatory and offensive comment against a referee earlier this month and for failing to leave the court in a timely fashion. Now we’re learning that Rondo used a gay slur at official Bill Kennedy, who came out publicly and announced he is gay. “I am proud to be an NBA referee and I am proud to be a gay man,” Kennedy...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss
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