Rajon Rondo RUMORS & NEWS

  • Bulls shopping Rajon Rondo, Nikola Mirotic as trade deadline apporaches

    Pro Basketball Talk "Chicago’s front office chose to make quick-fix, treading water moves this summer. They wisely traded Derrick Rose and kept Jimmy Butler as a franchise cornerstone, but when the possibility of getting Dwyane Wade became a reality they decided to push to win more now, adding Rajon Rondo to the mix...." January 22

  • Whenever Rajon Rondo's playing career ends, goal is clear: NBA head coach

    Chicago Tribune "Minutes after the Mavericks' dramatic victory over the Bulls late Tuesday, coach Rick Carlisle explained why he didn't call a timeout in the waning seconds between Jimmy Butler's go-ahead basket and Wesley Matthews' 3-point game-winner. "It creates unpredictability," Carlisle said. "Plus,..." January 19

  • Rondo: I led the league in assists last season with no-name Kings

    NBA.com "This was not what he signed up for. But he was willing to discuss it. “I haven’t had this much attention in a while,” Rajon Rondo said, chuckling, as he answered questions last week. He hadn’t had that much attention from his team of late, either. It has been an odd season so far for..." January 16

  • This isn't team, or scenario, Rajon Rondo signed up for in July

    Chicago Tribune "Rajon Rondo's voice could be heard above all others during Tuesday night's loss to the Wizards. "Run with me, BP! Run with me! Seconds later, Bobby Portis buried a 3-pointer, one of 10 on the night for the Bulls in their narrow road defeat despite playing without three of their top five..." January 12

  • Bulls Told Rajon Rondo They're Trying To 'Save Him From Himself'

    Real GM Basketball "Rajon Rondo spoke to the media for several minutes on Tuesday, addressing his current situation with the Chicago Bulls. Rondo has been benched by Fred Hoiberg and his future with the Bulls remains unclear. "I got a slight explanation from another guy on the staff," said Rondo. "A guy told..." January 10

  • Rondo, Mario Chalmers On Cavs' Radar

    Real GM Basketball "LeBron James acknowledged the Cleveland Cavaliers' need for a backup point guard with Mo Williams still taking a roster spot. Cleveland drafted Kay Felder in the second round but he's still a rookie. "Kay's in the process of learning on the fly," James said. "He's a rookie and is going to..." January 05

  • Rajon Rondo says there wasn't 'clear-cut message' in meeting with Bulls execs

    ESPN "In the wake of a Saturday night meeting with Bulls executives Gar Forman and John Paxson, Bulls point guard Rajon Rondo remains uncertain about his role on the team and his future in Chicago. Rondo, who has been benched since the second half of a Dec. 30 loss to the Indiana Pacers, spoke for..." January 04

  • Dwyane Wade, a gametime decision vs. Cavs, praises Rajon Rondo

    Chicago Tribune "Dwyane Wade's swollen left knee is improving but the 13-year veteran didn't participate in Wednesday's morning shootaround at Quicken Loans Arena and is a gametime decision against the Cavaliers. Wade, who joked his soreness began 14 years ago when he had the first of three knee surgeries while..." January 04

  • Rajon Rondo will 'absolutely' ask for a trade from Bulls if benching continues

    Chicago Sun-Times "If there were any lingering questions on who is in charge when it comes to playing time, well, the usually mild-mannered Fred Hoiberg answered that on Saturday. “In terms of the decision that was made, it was my decision,’’ Hoiberg said very matter-of-factly. One night after benching veteran..." January 01

  • Rajon Rondo pulled from Bulls' starting lineup may signal bigger issues

    CBS Sports "Rajon Rondo was benched in the second half of the Bulls' loss Friday to the Pacers, and apparently, that was not a one-time move. Coach Fred Hoiberg announced before Saturday's game against Milwaukee that Michael Carter-Williams will start and Rondo will come off the bench. This move is not..." January 01

  • Bulls bench Rajon Rondo for entire second half; Rondo says he's not surprised

    CBS Sports "Rajon Rondo's season with the Chicago Bulls hit a new low Friday. In the first half of a 111-101 loss to the Indiana Pacers, the Bulls were outscored by 20 points in the 11 minutes he played. In the second half, coach Fred Hoiberg decided not to play Rondo at all, relying instead on Jerian..." December 31

  • Rajon Rondo admits Bulls “not going to be probably the most athletic team out there”

    Chicago Tribune "In the wake of the Derrick Rose trade last June, general manager Gar Forman said the Bulls "need to get younger and more athletic." Like most things this season, that's a work in progress. ADVERTISING "We're not going to be probably the most athletic team out there on the floor every..." December 24

  • Rajon Rondo not waving white towel of surrender when it comes to principle

    Sporting News "Rajon Rondo returned to the Bulls' lineup Tuesday, chastened but not humbled. The point guard had served a one-game suspension the night before; he reportedly got the ban for arguing with — and throwing a towel at — assistant coach Jim Boylen. The closest Rondo came to a public apology was..." December 07

  • Jimmy Butler Defends Rajon Rondo Following Suspension

    Sports Mockery "This is the other side of Rajon Rondo that Bulls fans were nervously waiting for. Despite his long track record of run-ins with teammates, coaches and referees, Fred Hoiberg and everyone on his roster had nothing but glowing remarks for Rondo during training camp. They praised his leadership, work..." December 05

  • Bulls' Rajon Rondo Suspended for One Game for 'Conduct Detrimental to the Team'

    NBC Chicago "Chicago Bulls guard Rajon Rondo has been suspended for one game for "conduct detrimental to the team," the Bulls announced Monday. The Bulls said Rondo will serve the one-game suspension Monday night as Chicago hosts the Portland Trail Blazers. Check back for more on this developing story." December 05

  • Rondo down with coach Hoiberg: 'He doesn't micromanage'

    Chicago Tribune "Fred Hoiberg shared that Rick Carlisle told him over the summer that Carlisle believed the Bulls coach and Rajon Rondo have perfect personalities for each other. Unsurprisingly, Rondo said he didn't hear about the words from his former coach with the Mavericks. The Bulls guard rarely has..." November 28

  • Rajon Rondo is gametime decision as Bulls face red-hot Clippers

    Chicago Tribune "Rajon Rondo participated fully in Saturday's morning shootaround on the University of Southern California campus and is a gametime decision against the Clippers. Rondo has missed the last two games with a sprained left ankle. The Bulls are 2-0 on their annual extended November trip to make way..." November 19

  • Report: Nowitzki pushed for disastrous Rondo to Dallas trade

    Pro Basketball Talk "Back in 2015, Rajon Rondo and Rick Carlisle mixed about as well as ammonia and bleach. Or alcohol and late-night texting. You get the idea. The high-IQ, strong-willed player who likes to do things his way, and the coach who wants to micromanage, were destined to be a disaster. Rondo’s time on the..." October 07

  • Rajon Rondo: ‘I guess being black is worse than being a terrorist’

    Sportsnaut "Chicago Bulls point guard Rajon Rondo usually makes the news on the court or within the confines of basketball itself. He’s an enigmatic personality — one that has had his fair share of issues with coaches and teammates in the past. But he rarely speaks out about the hottest topics touching..." September 21

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