Rajon Rondo is a professional basketball player for the Atlanta Hawks of the NBA. After playing two years of college basketball with the Kentucky Wildcats, he was drafted by the Phoenix Suns in the 2006 NBA Draft. He was then traded to the Boston Celtics.
In 2014, Rondo was traded to the Dallas Mavericks after playing eight seasons for the Celtics. He then played for the Sacramento Kings in 2015, the Chicago Bulls in 2016, the New Orleans Pelicans in 2017 and the Los Angeles Lakers in 2018.
Rondo signed a multi-year deal with the Atlanta Hawks in 2020.
Rajon Rondo has an Estimated Net Worth Of $35 Million
According to CelebrityNetWorth, Rondo has a net worth of $35 Million earned in his career as a professional basketball player. Rondo is best known as the starting point guard for the Celtics. As a teenager, his interest shifted from football to basketball, as per his mother’s wishes. After playing for two years, Rondo received a scholarship from the University of Kentucky, after graduating from high school. He was picked by the Phoenix Suns in the 2006 NBA Draft.
Rondo was immediately transferred to the Celtics. He made his NBA debut as a rookie in the 2006 season and won his first NBA championship. In the 2009 NBA Playoffs, Rondo made his breakthrough and then became a four-time All-Star, one-time All-NBA team selection and a four-time All-Defensive member. He is rated third in steals and sixth in the Celtics’ history in assists.
“Growing up, our parents told us things like, “If you don’t believe in yourself then no one will.” They wanted to encourage us not to quit, to ignore the naysayers, and to always have faith in ourselves,” said Rondo while addressing his journey into basketball. It is no doubt that Rondo believes in himself, but he believes in himself so much that turned out a five-year, $70 million deal with the Celtics.
Rajon Rando And His Girlfriend face a $1 Million Lawsuit Over a Parking Issue
According to report, Rondo and his girlfriend have been sued by a woman over a parking space issue with his Rolls-Royce SUV. The plaintiff, Toktam Jorshari claimed that they fought over a parking spot and the pair confronted her as she had parked too close to Rondo’s car.
She also claimed that she had suffered injuries from the fight and so, she is suing them for over $1 million, for assault and battery, infliction of emotional distress and conspiracy in addition to unspecified damages.
Attorneys, Eddie Tehrani and Arnold stated,
“In the NBA, unnecessary and excessive contact is considered a Flagrant 2 foul, which can result in a fine, ejection and possible suspension of a player”.
Whereas Rondo’s attorney said that his client was not on the wrong side of the law.