Rajon Rondo Injury: Updates on Mavericks Star’s Head and Return

January 31st, 2015 by Adam Wells Leave a reply »

Rajon Rondo's future depends on his ability to stay healthy, something that has been a problem throughout his career and is once again plaguing the new Dallas Mavericks star point guard. 

Eddie Sefko of The Dallas Morning News reported that Rondo will not return for the Mavericks in their game against the Orlando Magic Saturday after suffering a head injury.

Rondo left early in the first quarter after taking an inadvertent knee to the head from teammate Richard Jefferson, as you can see here:

Rondo, 28, has seen his number of games played drop every year since playing in 81 games during the 2009-10 NBA season. After playing in 53 of 66 possible games during the lockout-shortened 2011-12 season, he appeared in only 38 games in 2012-13 and 30 in 2013-14. 

Even before this season started, Rondo went under the knife to repair a broken left hand after missing most of last season with a torn ACL. He told reporters in September that being able to come back from the torn ACL really puts all of his other injuries in perspective, via Chris Forsberg of ESPNBoston.com.

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