Basketball Star Rajon Rondo Announces Retirement from NBA

Basketball player Rajon Rondo has decided to retire from the NBA. The announcement was made during an interview on the “All the Smoke” podcast. Rondo, a four-time All-Star, confirmed he was done with basketball when asked about his future plans.

He last played for both the Los Angeles Lakers and the Cleveland Cavaliers during the 2021-22 season. He admitted that he was done playing in the NBA and would rather spend time with his children. During his 16-year career, Rondo played for nine different teams. He is most known for his time with the Boston Celtics, where he was part of the team that won the championship in 2008.

He was selected by the Phoenix Suns in the 2006 NBA Draft and was later traded to the Celtics. In Boston, Rondo was named to the NBA’s All-Defensive Team four times, was the league’s assists leader twice, and was named to the All-NBA team in 2012. He also won a championship with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2020.

Throughout his career, Rondo was known for his defence and passing skills. He played in 957 games, averaging 9.8 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 7.9 assists.

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