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Rondo, Mavs are struggling since the trade

It’s been about six weeks since Rajon Rondo was shipped off to Dallas. Aside from his 29 point explosion against the Celtics, Rondo and the Mavericks have struggled: The Mavs are 11-8 since Rondo’s arrival. Not bad, but a lot worse than their 19-8 record before his arrival. Their defensive rating has improved 2.3 points per 100 possessions with Rondo, but their offensive rating...
Via Red's Army
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo surprises with putback one-handed slam against Grizzlies

We know Rajon Rondo is all about his ballhandling and his passing. He’s not exactly known for dunking all over the place. But against the Grizzlies, he did just that with a tip slam: Rondo has some pretty good ups; he’s had a few dunks over his career. But it’s such a pleasant surprise when it happens because it doesn’t happen very often. I wish I can jump like Rajon....
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo Fakes Out Two Timberwolves With One Move

Rajon Rondo faked out two Timberwolves players with one more for an easy layup.
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Powell Proving To Be More Than Rajon Rondo Throw-In For Mavericks

This embed is invalid" /> Rajon Rondo isn’t the only former Boston Celtic currently doing big things in Big D. Midway through December, rookie forward Dwight Powell was the last man on the bench for the Celtics — the human victory/blowout loss cigar on a team that will need a miracle to finish outside of the lottery. After being packaged in the blockbuster...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: Grading Rajon Rondo In Dallas

Dallas Mavericks: How Rajon Rondo is Fairing in Dallas By Troy Tauscher: Staff Writer At Hoopstuff… Sixteen games into his tenure in Texas, fans and analysts now have a small sample size to indicate how Rajon Rondo is doing as a member of the Dallas Mavericks. Rondo was traded from Boston on December 18 for pennies on the dollar to be the player that helped solidify the Mavericks’...
Via HoopStuff
6 days ago  |  Discuss

'Coach's decision' as Carlisle benches Rondo in clutch

"Coach's decision". ... and "coach's decision." Rajon Rondo is a four-time All-Star. This is his offense, as much as it is anyone's, by the nature of both his talent and his position of point guard. His skills as a closer are central to why Dallas acquired him in trade in December, and, previous to Friday, why coach Rick Carlisle was able to praise him as a key to the Mavericks'...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rondo launches basketball at Marc Gasol's junk

Anyone who has ever played basketball knows the unpredictable nature of saving the ball from going out of bounds (I’ve had the wind knocked out of me a couple of times, which is always fun). In Monday’s Grizzlies-Mavericks game, Marc Gasol took the worst kind of pummeling, as Rajon Rondo launched the ball directly into Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo hits cold blooded three to propel Mavericks to overtime victory

With the shot clock winding down in overtime, Rajon Rondo did what Rajon Rondo does, hitting a clutch, cold blooded three pointer putting the Mavericks ahead of the Kings 104-102 as Dallas went on to get the victory in Sacramento. Rajon Rondo on his 3-pointer in OT, via the broadcast: "I shot the ball with confidence and it went in."— Bryan Gutierrez (@BallinWithBryan) January...
Via Celtics Life
17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rondo receives grand tribute in Boston return

The last member of the 2008 championship team to depart the Boston Celtics received his tribute Friday at TD Garden. Rajon Rondo returned two weeks after being traded to the Dallas Mavericks, and the point guard was treated to a video tribute, just like the ones given to Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Doc Rivers. After the montage, which played on the arena’s video screen at...
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo: I haven’t played defense in a couple years

Dallas Mavericks point guard Rajon Rondo is making his first trip to Boston as a visiting player on Friday night. And hopefully for the Mavs, Rondo will be doing something on the TD Garden floor that he hasn’t done in two years — play defense. While discussing what should be an emotional return to the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

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