Rajon Rondo scored four points Sunday, going 2 of 5 from the field, as the New Orleans Pelicans topped the Boston Celtics 108-89. Rondo pulled down three rebounds and had 11 assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +20 in his 32:24 of playing time. He added one steal.
Rajon Rondo (rest) will return to the starting lineup for Sunday's game against the Celtics, sending DeAndre Liggins back to the bench.
Advice: Rondo was rested on Saturday for the back-to-back, but he was never expected to miss Sunday's game against his former team. He's been playing quite well lately, so feel free to get him active. Liggins didn't do anything as a starter on Saturday, and he'll be lucky to see minutes in the teens tonight.
Rondo (rest) won't play in the first of a back-to-back Saturday against the Rockets.
Advice: He'll be back Sunday against the Celtics in what the Pelicans likely feel is the more winnable of these two games.
Rajon Rondo (rest) will not play on Saturday night against the Rockets.
Advice: It's the front end of a back-to-back set for the Pelicans, so it makes sense to rest their vet. You can also assume that Rondo will rest either Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday. With him out, it'll be DeAndre Liggins likely getting the start, but the guy you want is Ian Clark. He'll be a popular DFS play and he's even worth a stream.
Rajon Rondo scored six points Thursday, going 2 of 6 from the field, as the New Orleans Pelicans fell to the San Antonio Spurs 98-93. Rondo grabbed five rebounds and dished out five assists, tallying a plus-minus of -23 in his 23:59 of playing time. He tacked on two steals.
Rajon Rondo struggled on Thursday with six points, five rebounds, five assists and two steals, making 2-of-6 field goals and 2-of-2 free throws in 24 minutes.
Advice: The final stats aren't bad for fantasy purposes, but Rondo was out of sync on both ends tonight. He's been a big part of New Orleans' post-Cousins success, of course, and is cruising with at least mid-round value in almost any format. In his previous six games he was averaging 10.0 points, 9.2 dimes, 4.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists, so just keep trotting him out there.
Rajon Rondo hit 6-of-13 shots for 12 points, five rebounds, 17 assists and five steals in 36 minutes of Tuesday's win over the Hornets.
Advice: Rondo's had some big lines this season, but he tends to scatter handfuls of pedestrian lines in-between the big ones. He had four points and eight assists in his previous game, but is averaging 9.2 points, 3.6 rebounds, 9.0 assists and 1.8 steals over his last five games. And with his big-game potential on any given night, he's worth owning in all leagues, despite the inconsistency.
Rajon Rondo scored 12 points Tuesday on 6-of-13 shooting as the New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Charlotte Hornets 119-115. Rondo pulled down five rebounds and had 17 assists, tallying a plus-minus of +10 in his 36:23 of playing time. He tacked on five steals.
Rajon Rondo scored four points Sunday on 2-of-5 shooting as the New Orleans Pelicans fell to the Utah Jazz 116-99. Rondo grabbed three rebounds and had eight assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -9 in his 23:09 of playing time.
Rajon Rondo handed out eight assists in Sunday's loss to the Jazz, adding four points, three rebounds and two turnovers in 23 minutes.
Advice: Rondo had a tough time staying in front of Ricky Rubio, which is why his minutes were low, and the no defensive stats were a bummer. Rondo isn't really a difference maker in fantasy hoops, but he's at least worth owning as a dimes specialist if you're okay with some lame free throw shooting.