Rajon Rondo Breaks Hand, Out 4-5 Weeks

NBA: Preseason-Denver Nuggets at Los Angeles Lakers

Sep 30, 2018; San Diego, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers guard Rajon Rondo (9) dribbles the ball up court during the second quarter against the Denver Nuggets at Valley View Casino Center. Credit: Orlando Ramirez – USA TODAY Sports

Los Angeles Lakers point guard Rajon Rondo has been diagnosed with a broken hand and will be sidelined 4-5 weeks.

The injury occured on Wednesday in the fourth quarter when the Lakers defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 126-117.

ESPN reported that Rondo’s injury is to his right third metacarpal.

Rondo is making a base salary of $9,000,000 this season with LA. The 32 year-old has a career cash earnings of $97,622,794 in from NBA contracts in 13 seasons with the Celtics, Mavs, Kings, Bulls, Pelicans, and Lakers.

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