Sport Rajon Rondo plans to talk with Bulls GM after latest benching

05:50  01 january  2017
05:50  01 january  2017 Source:   The Comeback

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Chicago Bulls guard Rajon Rondo (9) sits on the bench during the second half against the Charlotte Hornets at Spectrum Center. © Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports Chicago Bulls guard Rajon Rondo (9) sits on the bench during the second half against the Charlotte Hornets at Spectrum Center. Rajon Rondo says he plans to have a conversation with Chicago Bulls GM Gar Forman after being benched for the second straight game.

Rondo was benched for the entire second half of the Bulls’ loss to the Indiana Pacers on Friday after going scoreless in the first half with three fouls and a minus-20 in the plus/minus category. On Saturday, he was benched yet again in favor of Michael Carter-Williams, who scored just six points. The Bulls lost the game by 20 to the Bucks 116-96 as Rondo did not see any minutes.

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Tags: Chicago Bulls , Rajon Rondo , Spencer Dinwiddie. He, along with Al Jefferson provided enough firepower off the bench to keep them in it, Jefferson early and Brooks late . With that in mind, CSN Chicago's Bulls Insider Vincent Goodwill was on In The Loop to talk about the appropriate panic

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Following the game, Rondo was asked about his benching and says he will talk with Forman about it.

Rondo did provide some insight about his benching. He says Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg told him he looks slow.

Rondo is averaging 7.2 points, 6.5 rebounds and 7.1 assists per game this season. His 36.9 shooting percentage is by far the worst of his career.

After eight-plus mostly successful seasons in Boston to start his career, Rondo is now on his third new team in three seasons and has worn out his welcome in each successive stop. He even was suspended this season for reportedly throwing a towel at an assistant coach.

Rondo’s stay in Chicago may not last much longer the way things are going.

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Rajon Rondo: I was told I needed to be saved from myself .
Chicago Bulls guard Rajon Rondo held an 11-minute interview session with the media on Tuesday afternoon and discussed his current situation and playing off the bench. Rondo has been benched for the last five games and said he has been playing pick-up basketball to stay in shape outside of the team's practice facility. With Dwyane Wade scheduled for an off-day and Jimmy Butler and Nikola Mirotic suffering from flu-like symptoms, Rondo is now the second man off the Bulls bench for Tuesday's game against the Wizards.“A member of the staff told me I needed to be saved from myself, ” Rondo said.

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