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Rondo will start Saturday against the Spurs, The Dallas Morning News reports.
Several outgoing Mavericks involved in the trade for Rondo still need to pass their physicals, but as long as that happens as expected, Rondo will be in the starting lineup Saturday night. Rondo tallied two points, 10 assists, and six rebounds in his last game against the Spurs Nov. 30.
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Rondo's coach Rick Carlisle said there's a "good chance" Rondo plays Saturday against the Spurs, Earl Sneed of the team's official site reports.
After being traded late Thursday night, it was unclear when Rondo would be able to meet up with the Mavs to start a new chapter of his career. He will slide right into the starting lineup with Dallas and should continue to be started in all formats. His overall stats might suffer a little bit as Rondo acclimates himself to his new teammates, but over the long term, being on a better team may allow his numbers to increase over what he's averaged so far this year.
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Rondo will be traded to the Mavericks for three players and two draft picks, Yahoo! Sports reports.
Rondo will be send to Dallas in exchange for Bandan Wright, Jameer Nelson and Jae Crowder along with a 2015 first-round pick and a future second-round pick. In 22 games with the Celtics this season, Rondo is averaging 8.3 points, 10.8 assists, 7.5 rebounds and 1.7 steals in 32 minutes. Playing alongside a more talented team in Dallas should also provide a boost to he and his new teammates' numbers moving forward.
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Rondo scored 13 points (6-12 FG, 1-3 3P) with 15 assists, seven rebounds and two steals in 33 minutes during Wednesday's win over the Magic.
He also committed six turnovers, but Rondo's owners will take the good with the bad. While his scoring has been wildly inconsistent recently, he's dished 10 or more assists in seven of his last 10 games.
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Rondo scored 12 points (6-11 FG, 0-2 3P) with 10 rebounds, 10 assists and a steal in 32 minutes during Wednesday's loss to the Hornets.
It's the point guard's second triple-double in three games, and third of the season, while also having a few other near-misses. If you can handle his ugly shooting percentages, Rondo continues to provide excellent value.
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Rondo scored 13 points (4-7 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 2-4 FT) and added 13 rebounds, 11 assists and a steal in 31 minutes of action against the Wizards on Sunday afternoon.
Rondo continues to be a supplier of assists as he has averaged 8.2 rebounds, 12.2 assists and 1.5 steals per game over his last six games. He has only hit double digits in points twice during that span. It's hard to complain when he provides such good value in the assist column.
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Rondo was a big reason why Boston pulled out with the win over the surging Wizards, finishing with a triple double. He ended the game with 13 points (5-17 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 2-4 FT), 11 assists, 13 rebounds and three steals in 34 minutes.
With Rondo averaging 11.3 assists, 8.6 points, and 7.4 rebounds through the year, he's a regular candidate to at least double-doule on a nightly basis. Although he's been killing owners with his shooting percentages, the fact that he tallies these kinds of totals in counting stats makes him a top option in head-to-head leagues. As long as you can swallow the poor-shooting he's been paying off by providing a diverse statistical output.
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Rondo scored 12 points (6-17 FG, 0-2 3Pt) with eight rebounds, 16 assists and one steal in 31 minutes during Friday's win against the Lakers.
Rondo is averaging a career high 7.4 assists this season and is a nightly triple-double threat. However, his efficiency is as poor as they come, making him very difficult to own in rotisserie leagues.
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Rondo had 12 points and 19 assists to go along with just two points (1-8 FG, 0-3 3Pt) in 34 minutes in the loss to the Hawks on Tuesday. He had seven turnovers.
Rondo had 14 assists in the first half as the Celtics forged a 16-point lead. Boston cooled off in the third quarter. Rondo has six double-doubles with rebounds and assists in his career. He has only scored four combined points in his last two games.
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Rondo had a poor night shooting the ball, but was able to salvage the game by helping in other categories. He finished with two points (1-5 FG, 0-0 3Pt, 0-2 FT), 10 assists, six rebounds and no turnovers in 31 minutes.
Rondo has really been struggling shooting the ball, both on court and from the free throw line. He is currently 9 for 30 in free throws this season, making him surprisingly detrimental in that category. He'll look to turn things around Tuesday against Atlanta.