Shams Charania: The Lakers are trading guard Rajon Rondo to the Cavaliers, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. Important and timely acquisition for Cleveland to shore up the point guard position amid injuries.
Source: Twitter @ShamsCharania
What’s the buzz on Twitter?
Jamie Hudson @JamieHudson_
Lakers Injury Report:
LeBron James (abdominis strain) is probable.
Avery Bradley (head; contusion) & Trevor Ariza (reconditioning) are questionable.
Rajon Rondo (health & safety protocols), Kendrick Nunn (right knee) & Anthony Davis (MCL sprain) are out for Friday’s game – 8:09 PM
Casey Holdahl @CHold
LeBron James (rectus abdominis) is probable, Avery Bradley (head contusion) and Trevor Ariza (return to competition reconditioning) are questionable and Rajon Rondo (health and safety protocols), Kendrick Nunn (right knee) and Anthony Davis (left knee) are out for Friday’s game. – 7:54 PM
Sam Quinn @SamQuinnCBS
The Lakers are essentially trading Rajon Rondo for Stanley Johnson. There will be a fake second-round pick involved, but this is the actual calculus for the Lakers, assuming it’s Johnson who gets this last spot. – 6:43 PM
More on this storyline
Adrian Wojnarowski: The Cleveland Cavaliers are nearing a trade to acquire Los Angeles Lakers guard Rajon Rondo — and an agreement is expected to be reached as soon as Friday, sources tell ESPN. Rondo would be able to join Cleveland as soon as he clears Covid protocols. -via Twitter @wojespn / December 30, 2021
Shams Charania: The Cleveland Cavaliers are in serious talks on a deal to acquire Lakers guard Rajon Rondo, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. In wake of Ricky Rubio’s season-ending ACL injury, Cleveland has need for backcourt help and is working on the potential move. -via Twitter @ShamsCharania / December 30, 2021