Bulls' Portis calls Rondo the best teammate he’s had in the NBA

Public opinion of Rajon Rondo as a teammate has taken a dramatic nosedive these last few years, but Bobby Portis definitely doesn’t agree with that idea.In a Twitter Q&A on Tuesday, the Chicago Bulls big man replied to a question about the best teammate he’s had in the NBA. The player he mentioned was Rondo. Portis and Rondo were teammates in Chicago for just one season before...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rondo signs one-year deal with Pelicans

The New Orleans Pelicans are getting some veteran help in their backcourt, as they have reportedly signed free agent point guard Rajon Rondo.According to Shams Charania of The Vertical, Rondo and the Pelicans have agreed to a one-year deal. Rondo had drawn interest from a number of teams and recently met with the Los Angeles Lakers. The 31-year-old averaged 7.8 points, 6.7 assists...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Pelicans meeting with Rajon Rondo about potential one-year deal

The New Orleans Pelicans are reportedly meeting with free agent point guard Rajon Rondo Thursday about potentially bringing him in on a one-year deal.Zach Lowe of ESPN first reported this news, with Adrian Wojnarowski adding there is “real traction on a possible deal” and that the Pelicans see Rondo and Jrue Holiday as a great pairing on the court together.Rondo is obviously...
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July 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Lakers still trying to sign Rondo after Caldwell-Pope

The Los Angeles Lakers bolstered their backcourt on Tuesday by signing Kentavious Caldwell-Pope to a two-year deal, but that apparently has not stopped their pursuit of Rajon Rondo.Shortly after word surfaced that the Lakers had signed Caldwell-Pope, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN noted that the team is still trying to find a way to add Rondo. Wojnarowski reported earlier in the day...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Rajon Rondo meets with Lakers president Magic Johnson

The idea of Rajon Rondo joining the Los Angeles Lakers is suddenly closer to reality. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the enigmatic free agent met with Lakers president Magic Johnson in Los Angeles on Tuesday. We’re not exactly sure what the meeting entailed, but the Lakers were previously said to be interested in the veteran. It would surely be an odd marriage, especially...
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July 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Marcus Smart subject of trade talks between Celtics and Knicks

The Boston Celtics need to clear space after landing Gordon Hayward in free agency and the New York Knicks need point guards.Sometimes it writes itself.The Celtics are famous for a backcourt-heavy roster, so it’s only natural the team would reach out to the Knicks about a trade. According to ESPN’s Ian Begley, the Celtics mentioned Marcus Smart when calling the Knicks recently...
Via The Sports Daily
July 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo reportedly still very interested in Lakers

A few more free agents made decisions on Tuesday, and that’s expected to have a domino effect. One such domino to fall next could be Rajon Rondo.According to a few Los Angeles reporters, Rondo has interest in signing with the Lakers. Rondo was recently waived by the Chicago Bulls. He also is said to have interest in the Clippers. In addition to the two LA clubs, he veteran point...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Rondo 'still in the mix' for Lakers

As the Los Angeles Lakers discuss a potential one-year deal that could bring George Hill into the fold, Rajon Rondo remains a possibility as well, per Sam Amick of USA Today Sports. While Hill might be the more ideal mentor for Lonzo Ball, it’s hard to argue they’d be better off with him than Rondo. Before getting injured in the playoffs, Rondo was the biggest reason the Chicago...
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July 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Rondo: Bulls would have swept Celtics if he hadn’t been injured

Rajon Rondo believes the Chicago Bulls would have had no trouble dispatching the Boston Celtics in their teams’ first-round series if he hadn’t been injured.“Honestly, yeah,” Rondo said during an appearance Monday on TNT’s “Inside the NBA” on if the Bulls would have swept the Celtics with him on the court, via the Chicago Tribune.“It was very frustrating, especially...
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May 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo ruled out for Game 5

The Chicago Bulls will be without Rajon Rondo for at least one more game. As Sean Highkin of The Athletic notes, coach Fred Hoiberg has ruled Rondo out for Wednesday’s Game 5 against the Boston Celtics. The Bulls can certainly use Rondo back.Rondo was a catalyst during each of the first two games of the series, which were both Chicago wins. He averaged 11.5 points, 10 assists,...
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April 24, 2017  |  Discuss

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