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Rondo vs. Rick: Mavericks power-struggle solution

"Rick vs. Rondo" isn't about Rajon Rondo's offense, though the double-double specialist has gone 16 games without one with the Dallas Mavericks and has gone 16 games since last even having double-figures in assists.  Rondo is a ball-sticker. The Mavs knew than. They can work with that.  "Rick vs. Rondo" isn't about Rondo's defense, and in fact, Dallas is recently coming off a 13...
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Mavericks Suspend Rajon Rondo For One Game

Dallas suspended Rajon Rondo for one game. ESPN reports that the Dallas Mavericks decided to suspend Rajon Rondo one game for conduct detrimental to the team following a shouting match coach Rick Carlisle. The incident happened on Tuesday during a 99-92 victory over the Toronto Raptors in which Rondo got into a “profanity-laced shouting match” with the Mavericks coach. Rondo...
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Rajon Rondo, Rick Carlisle got into heated exchange outside locker room too

Rajon Rondo was suspended a game by the team for his profanity-laced exchange with Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle during Tuesday’s game. Rondo could be seen ignoring his coach’s instructions for a play call, and then the point guard cursed at his coach after Carlisle called a timeout. Rondo was benched after that and...Read More
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Brad Stevens comments on Rondo benching

BOSTON — Rajon Rondo caused quite the stir down in Dallas on Tuesday, earning a benching and a one-game suspension after an on-court argument with Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle. Celtics coach Brad Stevens never had any public disputes with Rondo during the opinionated point guard’s time in Boston, but based on his knowledge of Rondo’s personality, he had a pretty clear idea...
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Mavs suspend Rondo after incident with Rick Carlisle

  Rajon Rondo’s confinement to the bench will continue into Wednesday night.   The Dallas Mavericks have suspended Rondo one game for conduct detrimental to the team, the team announced Wednesday. Rondo will miss the Mavs’ contest against the Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta Hawks. The mercurial point guard earned his suspension during a spat with head coach...
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Rick Carlisle has terse exchange with reporter over Rajon Rondo benching (vid)

Rick Carlisle had to face a very curious inquisitive group of reporters following the Dallas Mavericks’ 99-92 victory over the Toronto Raptors Tuesday night, and of course the issues at hand revolved around his decision to bench Rajon Rondo after the two exchanged words during a timeout in the third quarter. Carlisle, clearly upset with...Read More The post Rick Carlisle has terse...
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Rajon Rondo and Rick Carlisle have heated exchange during timeout (VIDEO)

It’s been only two months since Rajon Rondo was traded to the Dallas Mavericks, but it didn’t take long for him to get into it with head coach Rick Carlisle. The Mavericks squared off against the Raptors on Tuesday night, and Rondo and Carlisle had a heated exchange in the third quarter of the game. Rondo brought the ball up the floor, and Carlisle attempted to get his attention...
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Rajon Rondo benched after heated exchange with Rick Carlisle (Video)

Dallas Mavericks guard Rajon Rondo was benched in the third quarter of Tuesday night's game against Toronto after a heated exchange with head coach Rick Carlisle over a timeout call.With the Mavs trailing 62-53 near the eight-minute mark of the third, Rondo ignored Carlisle's request to call a timeout, forcing Carlisle to call the timeout himself. Carlisle yelled at Rondo as he...
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Rajon Rondo Expected To Return vs. Thunder

Dallas is expecting to get Rajon Rondo and Tyson Chandler back on Thursday vs. Oklahoma City. ESPN reports that Dallas Mavericks point guard Rajon Rondo is planning to return to game action on Thursday night vs. the Oklahoma City Thunder. Rondo has missed six games due to nasal and left orbital bone fractures but returned to practice on Tuesday and things look good for his return...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: Trade Deadline Contenders?

The Dallas Mavericks are the undisputed free agency champions for the 2014-15 season, where they acquired free agents Chandler Parsons and Tyson Chandler over the summer.  Dallas is also the 2014-15 trade champions for the season when they acquired all-star point guard Rajon Rondo. So, should Dallas make more moves or should they stay put and watch the trade deadline chaos from...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

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