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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Rajon Rondo will reportedly undergo hand surgery, be out 3-5 weeks

Rajon Rondo

Rajon Rondo suffered a broken hand during Wednesday night’s win over the Portland Trail Blazers, and the Los Angeles Lakers will reportedly be without him for about a month.

According to ESPN’s Ohm Youngmisuk, Rondo is scheduled to undergo surgery this week to repair the fracture. Adrian Wojnarowski adds that the recovery timeline for the point guard will be about 3-5 weeks.

Rondo has seen his minutes decline since Lonzo Ball returned to take over the starting point guard job, but the Lakers’ depth will be tested without him. Luke Walton said on Wednesday that he expects to be without Rondo for a few weeks.

After he scored no points on 0-of-4 shooting and had two rebounds and three assists against Portland, Rondo is averaging 8.5 points, 6.5 assists and 4.5 rebounds per game on the season.



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