Rondo has signed to a two-year, $28 million deal with the Bulls, Marc J. Spears of ESPN reports. The 30-year-old NBA veteran point guard fills a need for the Bulls as Derrick Rose departs to the Knicks. With averages of 11.9 points, 11.7 assists, 6.0 rebounds, and 2.0 steals per game in 35 minutes during the 2016-17 NBA season, Rondo can steal hang with the best of NBA point guards. Along with Aaron Brooks, Jose Calderon, Spencer Dinwiddie, Jerian Grant, and E'Twaun Moore, the Bulls have a log jam at the point guard position, though Rondo appears to be head-and-shoulders above those players in terms of running a team.
Rondo (rest) has been ruled out for the remainder of the season, James Ham of CSN Bay Area reports. The Kings will look to rest all their key players in the remaining two games of the season, with Seth Curry seeing the majority of time at point guard as a result. Rondo put together a solid season over 72 appearances during his first year with the Kings, but his future remains uncertain as the 30-year-old heads into unrestricted free agency this offseason.
Rondo will be rested for Monday's game against the Suns, James Ham of CSN Bay Area reports. It will be the third straight night off for Rondo as the Kings careen toward the lottery without putting up much of a fight. DeMarcus Cousins and Darren Collison will also rest Monday, meaning the likes of Seth Curry and James Anderson figure to pick up extra minutes in the backcourt, while Kosta Koufos and Willie Cauley-Stein should each see increased time up front.
Rondo will be rested for Saturday's game against the Thunder. Rondo will be on the bench for the second game in a row. With only two games left after Saturday, the Kings could ultimately shut the former All-Star point guard down for the remainder of the year. Expect Darren Collison to see increased minutes and production as the most likely candidate to start at point guard.
Rondo will be rested for Thursday's game against the Timberwolves. Rondo, among other Sacramento regulars, has been rested periodically down the stretch, but he was initially expected to play Thursday at home. Ultimately, that won't be the case, and the Kings will also rest All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins as they not-so-stealthly attempt to improve their lottery standing. In Rondo's absence, expect to see more of Darren Collison and Seth Curry.
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