Rajon Rondo Comments on Free Agency, Preferred Style of Play

February 5th, 2016 by Daniel Kramer Leave a reply »

Rajon Rondo is having a resurgent season with the Sacramento Kings, which could bode well for him when he hits free agency this summer. 

Rondo is shooting 45.4 percent and averaging 11.9 points and 11.6 assists per game—all personal highs since his stellar campaign in 2012-13 with the Boston Celtics. 

Yet a potential return to the slowly improving Kings, who signed him last offseason to a one-year deal, is far from a sure thing. Rondo indicated Friday many factors will play into his decision on where he sets his sights next. 

“Coach, personnel and the biggest thing for me is the style of play,” Rondo said when asked what will be his highest premiums on which suitor he signs with, courtesy of Mike Mazzeo of ESPN.com.

Mazzeo added that both the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets will be in the market for the two-time NBA assist leader, though each are limited in what they can offer. 

The Knicks run a triangle offense that Rondo said is “not a really good look for me,” per Mazzeo. And the Nets are in the midst of a train-wreck season at 12-3 ...

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