Latest Rajon Rondo News

Rajon Rondo re-signs with Lakers for another title push

Aug. 31, 2021 17:06 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Rajon Rondo saw the opportunity to add his youth and energy to a championship-contending team, the 35-year-old point guard jumped at the chance to return to the Los Angeles Lakers. “I’m most excited about not being the oldest guy on the team...

Grizzlies waive Rajon Rondo less than 2 weeks after trade

Aug. 28, 2021 17:56 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies have waived veteran guard Rajon Rondo. The Grizzlies announced the move Saturday after acquiring Rondo on Aug. 16 in a deal that sent guard Eric Bledsoe to the Los Angeles Clippers for Rondo, Patrick Beverly and center Daniel...

T-wolves seal deal with Grizzlies for ace defender Beverley

Aug. 25, 2021 16:35 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves finalized their acquisition of ace defender Patrick Beverley, sending 2019 first-round draft pick Jarrett Culver and backup forward Juancho Hernangómez to the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday. The trade was agreed to in...

Clippers trade Beverley, Rondo to Memphis for Eric Bledsoe

Aug. 16, 2021 13:51 PM EDT

The Los Angeles Clippers have brought back guard Eric Bledsoe to the team where he started his NBA career. A trade with the Memphis Grizzlies announced Monday sends Bledsoe to the Clippers for guards Patrick Beverley and Rajon Rondo and center Daniel Oturu. Bledsoe spent...

Sweet Lou: Williams shines filling in for injured Trae Young

Jun. 30, 2021 03:17 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Lou Williams was on the training table when his coach walked up to deliver some rather startling news. Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young would not be able to play Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals because of an injury. Williams...

Hawks holding out hobbled Trae Young in Game 3 against Bucks

Jun. 29, 2021 20:16 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young will miss the Atlanta Hawks' Game 4 of their Eastern Conference finals against the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday night due to an ankle injury. An MRI on Monday revealed Young suffered a bone bruise in his right ankle. He is being held out despite...

Kawhi Leonard is nowhere on court, everywhere else for LA

Jun. 25, 2021 19:24 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers don’t have injured Kawhi Leonard on the court. He’s everywhere else, though. In the halftime locker room, texting, on the phone, watching from above the floor, all the while analyzing and suggesting ways for his team to...

Ayton soars for last second alley-oop, Suns beat Clippers

Jun. 23, 2021 01:55 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Devin Booker sat in a chair with a crooked and swollen nose, complete with tape over three fresh stitches. He also had a big smile on his face, remembering Jae Crowder's pass, Deandre Ayton's tip-in dunk and a play that will live in Phoenix Suns lore for...

Collins' size a key in Hawks' matchup against Giannis, Bucks

Jun. 21, 2021 16:03 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — John Collins' value to the Atlanta Hawks' championship hopes — and in free agency — can't be fully measured by his points and rebounds. To better appreciate the power forward's vital role, try to imagine the Hawks' matchup against Giannis...

Clippers-Suns Western Conference finals preview capsule

Jun. 19, 2021 20:40 PM EDT

Preview capsule for the Phoenix-LA Clippers Western Conference Finals series that starts Sunday: No. 2 PHOENIX SUNS (51-21, 8-2) vs. No. 4 LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS (47-25, 8-5) Season series: Clippers, 2-1. Schedule: Sunday and...