Rondo will cancel the waivers on Monday and likely be signed to one of the last available positions with the Lakers, sources told ESPN.
The 35-year-old veteran goalie won a title with the Lakers in the 2019-20 season – his second with the team – before signing with the Atlanta hawks before last season. It was then traded to LA mowers on the trading deadline for Lou williams and two second round picks.
The Clippers were hoping Rondo would give them leadership and playoff point guard to point guard, but the veteran only made 13 playoff games and fell out of coach Ty Lue’s playoff rotation in the game. the Clippers’ race to the Western Conference Finals.
Rondo spent the first nine seasons of his NBA career with the Boston Celtics after entering the league in 2006. He averaged 10.0 points, 8.1 assists and 4.6 rebounds over his 15 NBA seasons while making saves in Dallas, Sacramento, Chicago and La Nouvelle -Orléans.