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Mavs' Rondo putting week of drama behind him

DALLAS -- It has been a rather eventful week for Rajon Rondo.  Of course, it started on Sunday when the Dallas Mavericks point guard had eight points, four assists and three rebounds in 27:15 of a 92-81 win against the Charlotte Hornets at American Airlines Center. But the game everyone is talking about came on Tuesday, when he and Dallas head coach Rick Carlisle got into a shouting...
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Rondo moving on after suspension over outburst with Carlisle

DALLAS (AP) Rajon Rondo says frustration sparked a run-in with Dallas coach Rick Carlisle during a game and the Mavericks point guard is ready to move on after a one-game suspension. Rondo said Friday that he and Carlisle had agreed their communication needed to improve after he was benched following a heated exchange in the third quarter of a win over Toronto on Tuesday. He was...
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Things are going south fast between Rajon Rondo and the Mavericks

It looks like it’s becoming safe to say that the Dallas’ Mavericks December trade for Rajon Rondo was a mistake. The former Boston...
Via Athlon Sports
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Amid turmoil, can Rajon Rondo turn things around in Dallas?

Rajon Rondo has always been a prickly personality whose competitive and combative nature is sure to rub some people the wrong way. But when the Mavericks acquired the point guard on Dec. 18, the move was met with near unanimous praise. Dallas lost some depth in Brandan Wright and Jae Crowder, but a starting lineup of Rondo, Dirk Nowitzki, Monta Ellis, Tyson Chandler and Chandler...
Via Celtics Life
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Rondo 'extremely unlikely' to re-sign with Mavericks

Rajon Rondo was suspended for Wednesday night’s game against the Atlanta Hawks, which came in the wake of at least two heated exchanges that the Dallas Mavericks point guard had with head coach Rick Carlisle. Will the tension ultimately lead to the end of their working relationship? Tim MacMahon of ESPNDallas.com reports that Rondo is...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Cup of Joe. Isaiah Thomas has already hit more free throws than Rondo

In just three games, Isaiah Thomas has already had more made free throws than Rajon RondoWhat you're about to see is an optical illusion. First, a stat from ESPN, than an explanationIsaiah Thomas has made 23 FT in 3 games with Boston (11-11 tonight). Former Celtics PG Rajon Rondo has made 19 FT in 47 games this season.Half of you will look at that stat, and you'll see me as a Rondo...
Via Celtics Life
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Exclusive: Rajon Rondo Could Become Free Agent By Next Season

Dallas Mavericks Rajon Rondo NBA All-Star Rajon Rondo who was suspended for one game due to detrimental conduct might not be playing with the Dallas Mavericks next season. As reported by Marcel Mutoni of  Slamonline, following a highly-publicized shouting match with head coach Rick Carlisle, the Dallas Mavericks suspended the point guard for “conduct detrimental to the team”...
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Rondo vs. Rick: Mavericks power-struggle solution

"Rick vs. Rondo" isn't about Rajon Rondo's offense, though the double-double specialist has gone 16 games without one with the Dallas Mavericks and has gone 16 games since last even having double-figures in assists.  Rondo is a ball-sticker. The Mavs knew than. They can work with that.  "Rick vs. Rondo" isn't about Rondo's defense, and in fact, Dallas is recently coming off a 13...
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Report: Rajon Rondo 'extremely unlikely' to re-sign with Mavericks

The Dallas Mavericks might have parted with three players, two draft picks and a trade exception for four months of Rajon Rondo. The Mavericks were hoping Rondo would be their point guard for the foreseeable future when they acquired him from the Boston Celtics back in December. That notion reportedly is looking less probable by the day. ESPN's Tim MacMahon reported Wednesday that...
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Report: Rajon Rondo ‘Extremely Unlikely’ To Re-Sign With Mavericks

This embed is invalid" /> The Dallas Mavericks might have parted with three players, two draft picks and a trade exception for four months of Rajon Rondo. The Mavericks were hoping Rondo would be their point guard for the foreseeable future when they acquired him from the Boston Celtics back in December. That notion reportedly is looking less probable by the...
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Rajon Rondo ‘extremely unlikely’ to remain in Dallas

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports Dallas Mavericks point guard Rajon Rondo was suspended for Wednesday’s game after arguing with head coach Rick Carlisle in the locker room.  ESPN’s Tim McMahon reports that Rondo, an unrestricted free agent this summer, will not remain a Maverick long-term. The root of the Rondo-Carlisle crisis is a simmering disagreement about whether...
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Report: Rajon Rondo ‘Extremely Unlikely’ to Stay With Mavs

That was extremely fast. All the right things were said during the introductory press conference, but it’s easy to see that Rajon Rondo needs a special coach or organization to harness all of his pent-up emotion. ESPN’s Tim McMahon reported that there’s not much of a chance that Rondo — an unrestricted free agent this coming summer with dreams of L.A. — will remain a...
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Carlisle on Rondo: 'It's a two-way street'

Rajon Rondo thumbed his nose at the head coach and ended up with a one-game suspension. It's a classic case of a player without much credibility in this organization overplaying his hand. Rick Carlisle is a made man in this town and Rondo tried to show him up. I think both men acted immaturely, but that can happen in the course of a season. Rondo and Carlisle had another confrontation...
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Mavericks Suspend Rajon Rondo For One Game

Dallas suspended Rajon Rondo for one game. ESPN reports that the Dallas Mavericks decided to suspend Rajon Rondo one game for conduct detrimental to the team following a shouting match coach Rick Carlisle. The incident happened on Tuesday during a 99-92 victory over the Toronto Raptors in which Rondo got into a “profanity-laced shouting match” with the Mavericks coach. Rondo...
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Report: Rajon Rondo Suspended One Game Following Heated Exchange with Coach Rick Carlisle

Rajon Rondo has been suspended for his outburst following Tuesday's game.
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Rajon Rondo, Rick Carlisle got into heated exchange outside locker room too

Rajon Rondo was suspended a game by the team for his profanity-laced exchange with Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle during Tuesday’s game. Rondo could be seen ignoring his coach’s instructions for a play call, and then the point guard cursed at his coach after Carlisle called a timeout. Rondo was benched after that and...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Brad Stevens comments on Rondo benching

BOSTON — Rajon Rondo caused quite the stir down in Dallas on Tuesday, earning a benching and a one-game suspension after an on-court argument with Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle. Celtics coach Brad Stevens never had any public disputes with Rondo during the opinionated point guard’s time in Boston, but based on his knowledge of Rondo’s personality, he had a pretty clear idea...
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Rajon Rondo and Rick Carlisle Had Another Altercation In Locker Room

Rajon Rondo has been suspended one-game by the Dallas Mavericks for conduct detrimental to the team. Rajon Rondo and Rick Carlisle initially got into this shouting matchup over the point guard not calling a timeout. Earl K. Sneed of Mavs.com reported that Rondo will practice Friday and be in the starting lineup Saturday vs. the Nets. Carlisle says Rondo will practice Friday...
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Mavericks suspend Rondo one game after exchange with Carlisle

DALLAS -- The Mavericks have suspended Rajon Rondo for one game for conduct detrimental to the team a day after the point guard had a heated exchange on the court with coach Rick Carlisle. Rondo will miss Wednesday night's game in Atlanta. The team didn't comment beyond a statement announcing the suspension. Rondo was benched with 8:10 remaining in the third quarter of Dallas' 99...
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Mavs suspend Rondo for 1 game after exchange with Carlisle

ATLANTA (AP) -- The Mavericks suspended Rajon Rondo for Wednesday's night game in Atlanta for conduct detrimental to the team, a day after the point guard had a heated exchange on the court with coach Rick Carlisle and was benched. Rondo came out with 8:10 remaining in the third quarter of Dallas' 99-92 win over Toronto at home Tuesday. He was bringing the ball up the court when...
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Report: Mavericks suspend Rajon Rondo because of another argument with Rick Carlisle

The Dallas Mavericks have suspended Rajon Rondo one game for conduct detrimental to the team. Rondo did not play the final 20-plus minutes of the Mavericks’ 99-92 win over the Raptors on Tuesday night after a profanity-laced shouting match with coach Rick Carlisle over play-calling responsibilities. Now, there’s a report from ESPN’s Tim MacMahon that […]
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The entire Carlisle/Rondo feud spilled into locker room – later ESPN reporter grills Carlisle

Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle usually doesn’t get questioned for the moves he makes as the Mavs coach is looked at as one of the best in the game. But that was not the case after last night’s squabble with point guard Rajon Rondo. After the Carlisle and Rondo’s heated exchange, Rondo found himself benched for the final 20 minutes of regulation. This would lead to yet...
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Mavs suspend Rondo after incident with Rick Carlisle

  Rajon Rondo’s confinement to the bench will continue into Wednesday night.   The Dallas Mavericks have suspended Rondo one game for conduct detrimental to the team, the team announced Wednesday. Rondo will miss the Mavs’ contest against the Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta Hawks. The mercurial point guard earned his suspension during a spat with head coach...
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Mavericks suspend Rajon Rondo 1 game

  The Dallas Mavericks announced Wednesday that point guard Rajon Rondo has been suspended one game for conduct detrimental to the team. Rondo will sit during Wednesday’s game at the Atlanta Hawks. Rondo did not play the final 20-plus minutes of the Mavericks’ 99-92 win over the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday night after he and coach Rick Carlisle got in a profanity-laced...
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Mavs suspend Rondo for 1 game after exchange with Carlisle

DALLAS (AP) The Mavericks have suspended Rajon Rondo for one game for conduct detrimental to the team a day after the point guard had a heated exchange on the court with coach Rick Carlisle. Rondo will miss Wednesday night's game in Atlanta. The team didn't comment beyond a statement announcing the suspension. Rondo was benched with 8:10 remaining in the third quarter of Dallas...
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