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GIFs / Jan 28, 2015 / 1:00 pm

Video: Rajon Rondo Rises For Putback Slam During Mavericks’ Loss To Grizzlies

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This isn’t the type of play we expect to see from Rajon Rondo in 2015. Watch the normally ground-bound Dallas Mavericks point guard sky for a putback dunk during his team’s 109-90 home loss to the short-handed Memphis Grizzlies. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Jan 27, 2015 / 9:15 pm

GIF: Rajon Rondo Throws Multiple Fakes, Finds Chandler Parsons For Trey

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Opponents have scouted Rajon Rondo’s signature fake behind-the-back pass enough these days that it only works nine times out of 10. Fortunately for the Dallas Mavericks, their point guard has many other dekes in his arsenal to deploy when his favorite one falters. Watch Rondo show off his playmaking wizardry by holding the ball and manipulating the Memphis Grizzlies’ defense with a series fakes before finding a wide open Chandler Parsons for three. Read More »

NBA / Jan 22, 2015 / 11:15 am

GIF: Rajon Rondo’s Trademark Behind-The-Back Pass Fake For The Layup

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Those hands. Those gigantic Rajon Rondo hands that look like something out of a Steven Speilberg daydream than actual phalanges. That’s how Rondo is able to palm the ball off the dribble. It’s also why the behind-the-back pass fake he unleashed on the T-Wolves last night will continue to be his bread-and-butter ball-fake even if it punctuates the highlight tapes for everyone else. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 21, 2015 / 5:30 pm

Kobe Bryant Says He Won’t Stop Recruiting Rajon Rondo To Lakers

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Mark Cuban won the battle, but Kobe Bryant thinks he can win the war. Despite Rajon Rondo being traded to the Dallas Mavericks less than a month ago, the Los Angeles Lakers legend says he won’t stop recruiting his former Boston Celtics rival until Rondo signs a contract this summer. Read More »

All-Star / Jan 14, 2015 / 3:15 pm

Dirk Nowitzki & Rajon Rondo Say DeMarcus Cousins Deserves An All-Star Nod

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After DeMarcus Cousins dropped a near triple-double on them last night in Sacramento — and may have won it for the Kings if not for amateur thespian, Tyson Chandler, the Mavs breathed a sigh of relief. They also made it clear they appreciated how good Boogie has become, and — despite how deep the field is this year — both Rajon Rondo and Dirk Nowitzki say he deserves to be elected to his very first All-Star game. Read More »

2015 Free Agency, Latest News / Jan 3, 2015 / 1:45 pm

Report: Mavs To Get “First Word,” But Rajon Rondo Will Explore Free Agency

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The Dallas Mavericks took a risk when trading for Rajon Rondo. Not only has the former All-Star been a shell of his elite self over the past two seasons, but he’s also a free agent once 2014-2015 comes to a close. With the existing possibility of Rondo failing to regain his past form and no assurance that he’d re-sign in Dallas this summer, Mark Cuban and company gambled bigger than most league followers seem to comprehend. And though the Mavs’ most recent play with Rondo in tow has vastly improved after a rocky start, there’s still no guarantee he’ll be donning blue and silver for any coming seasons. According to a new report, Rondo will give Dallas the “first word” come July but will also explore other free agency options. Read More »

Video / Jan 2, 2015 / 8:30 pm

Watch Celtics Pay Tribute To Rajon Rondo With Tribute Video, Standing Ovation

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Rajon Rondo’s return to the Boston Celtics’ TD Garden is going as well as he could have hoped. Not only is the Dallas Mavericks’ point guard dominating the game, but fans and players gave him a lengthy standing ovation at the conclusion of an emotional video highlighting his time in green and gold. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 2, 2015 / 5:15 pm

Rajon Rondo Praises Celtics Brass Before Emotional Return To Boston

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Rajon Rondo might not have played defense during his last couple of years with the Boston Celtics, but that hardly means he wasn’t bleeding green and gold. In advance of his return to TD Garden on Friday, the Dallas Mavericks point guard praised the entire Celtics organization for everything from his arrival in Bean Town to his departure. Read More »

Smack / Jan 2, 2015 / 1:30 pm

Rajon Rondo Says He Hasn’t “Played Defense In A Couple Years”

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Before Rajon Rondo plays against the Boston Celtics for the first time in his career, the enigmatic point guard threw some (unintentional?) shade at his former team. Speaking to reporters on the TD Garden floor at shootaround today, the Dallas Mavericks star said he hadn’t played defense “in a couple years” before getting traded. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Dec 30, 2014 / 10:30 pm

Watch Rajon Rondo Get Fancy With Multiple Fakes, Acrobatic Reverse Layup

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Rajon Rondo

The Dallas Mavericks haven’t been themselves since acquiring Rajon Rondo. But it’s plays like this that make it easy to believe Rick Carlisle’s team will be even better than that once its new point guard gets fully acclimated. Watch Rondo make the Washington Wizards defense looks silly with a show-and-go followed by a ball-fake and acrobatic reverse layup. Read More »