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What is the Net worth and Salary of Rajon Rondo?
Rajon Rondo is an American professional basketball player who has a net worth of $45 million. Rondo plays in the NBA after a successful college basketball career at the University of Kentucky. After university, he was drafted by the Phoenix Suns and was quickly traded to the Celtics. During his time in Boston, Rondo helped his team win the NBA Championship in 2008. In 2014, he was traded to the Dallas Mavericks. He then played for teams such as the Sacramento Kings, Chicago Bulls and New Orleans Pelicans before joining the Los Angeles Lakers on a more permanent, credible basis.
After winning another NBA championship with the Lakers in 2020, Rajon continued to play for a variety of teams throughout the NBA. These included the Atlanta Hawks, Los Angeles Clippers and Memphis Grizzlies. He became a free agent until 2021 before rejoining the Lakers. A versatile point guard, Rondo has led the league in assists and steals. He is a four-time All-Star, and has won four NBA All-Defensive honors—including two first team honors. In 2012, he was named to the All-NBA Third Team.
Rajon Pierre Rondo was born on 22 February 1986 in Louisville, Kentucky. He was raised mainly by his mother with three siblings as his father left the family when Rajon was seven years old. Although Rondo later became a basketball star, he was drawn to football as a child. However, his mother convinced him to focus on basketball, as she was worried that football would take too much of an effect on the boy’s body.
During his high school years, Rondo quickly established himself as a talented basketball player. After three years at his local high school in Louisville, he transferred to Oak Hill Academy in Virginia, where he averaged 21 points per game his senior year. He also made over 303 assists, breaking the school’s record. During this period, he also won many additional honors and accolades and began to generate significant national attention.
Although Rajone received several scholarship offers, he chose to enroll at the University of Kentucky. Although Rondo played well during his time at Kentucky and brought him several victories, the team ultimately failed to progress to the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament in his freshman or second year. However, he managed to set a new record for steals per season in Kentucky and finished his freshman year with an average of 2.6 steals per game. 2005 FIBA Under-21 World Championship. The national team eventually won the gold medal.
In 2006, Rondo decided to drop out of college and make himself eligible for the NBA Draft. He was selected 21st overall by the Phoenix Suns, who then immediately traded him to the Celtics on draft day. Rondo was the first point guard to be selected in the draft. During his rookie year Rajon did not get the starting position, and started only 25 games. However, he gained a starting position in the middle of the season and began to gain more playing time. Although the Celtics failed to qualify for the playoffs, Rajan was selected to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team.
Although Rondo led the team in assists and steals the following season, he suffered a back injury that sidelined him for four games. He also sprained his ankle during the playoffs but returned to help the Celtics win the NBA Championship against the Lakers. The following season, he received his first All-Star selection and set several franchise records, although the Celtics could not beat the Lakers in the NBA Finals. During the 2010–2011 season, Rajan suffered several early injuries. He then continued to play well for the next few seasons before tearing his ACL in his right knee. This injury required a significant rehab process.
In 2014, he was traded to the Dallas Mavericks. Rondo reportedly didn’t have much chemistry with his new teammates, which resulted in him leaving too quickly. He then moved to the Sacramento Kings and played one season with them before signing a new contract with the Chicago Bulls. Again, the tenure lasted only one year before moving to the New Orleans Pelicans. He managed to find more stability with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2018, staying with them until 2020 and winning another NBA championship in the process.
However, this also proved to be temporary, and Rondo eventually found himself skipping between teams like the Atlanta Hawks and Los Angeles Clippers during 2020 and 2021. It was then reported that he had signed a new one-year contract with the Lakers in August. of 2021.
Rajon has the honor of being the first NBA athlete to sign a brand endorsement deal with energy drink company Red Bull, and he signed the contract in 2009.
In 2008, a year after winning the championship, the Celtics offered Rondo a five-year contract extension worth $55 million in guaranteed income. He accepted the deal. In 2015, he signed a one-year contract worth $10 million with the Sacramento Kings. In 2016, he signed a two-year, $28 million contract with the Chicago Bulls. In 2017, he signed a one-year, $3.3 million contract with the New Orleans Pelicans. In 2018, he signed a one-year, $9 million contract with the Los Angeles Lakers.
In 2014, it was reported that Rondo had purchased a condo in Miami. Located in the affluent neighborhood of Edgewater, the condo is located on the 39th floor of the Paramount Bay Building. He paid $1.175 million for the 1,588-square-foot residence. The seller originally purchased the residence just two years prior to this sale for approximately $785,000.
In 2015, it was reported that Rajan had placed his home in Lincoln, Massachusetts. Located on the outskirts of Boston, the 6,500-square-foot residence just turned $2 million on the market. Described as a “private oasis,” the residence has five bedrooms, an upgraded home theater, an entertainment lounge, and a games room. Rondo originally bought the residence at the age of 22, shortly after winning the NBA title with the Celtics.
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