Report: Knicks Reach Out To Rajon Rondo

by July 06, 2017
Rajon Rondo

According to Ian Begley of ESPN, those close to the New York Knicks believe the team is determined to sign a veteran point guard to mentor rookie Frank Ntilikina. There is no consensus on a possible Derrick Rose return.

Two guys the Knicks previously expressed interest in – George Hill and Darren Collison – have already been picked up; so they have set their sights on a couple of new targets, including 31-year-old Rajon Rondo.

During the 2017 playoffs, Rondo helped the No. 8 seeded Bulls jump out to a 2-0 series lead over the No. 1 seeded Celtics before suffering a thumb injury, averaging 11.5 points, 10.0 assists, and 8.5 rebounds per contest.

New York has reportedly also been in contact with the Boston Celtics about a possible Marcus Smart trade. Stay tuned for more updates.

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