Sport Hoiberg: Rondo will remain out of Bulls' rotation

00:05  03 january  2017
00:05  03 january  2017 Source:   The Comeback

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Just how long Rondo would have to remain out of the rotation before he would ask for a trade remains unclear. It doesn’t appear the Bulls have any set plan in place to deal with this situation outside of a day-by-day basis. As of Monday morning, Hoiberg hadn’t had a conversation with Rondo

If Rondo remains out of rotation in February, would look for movement then. Hoiberg said he still envisions a role for Rondo . But Rondo conceded he's not a great fit for the way the Bulls currently are playing.

Chicago Bulls guard Rajon Rondo (9) dribbles the ball against the Brooklyn Nets during the second half at the United Center. © Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports Chicago Bulls guard Rajon Rondo (9) dribbles the ball against the Brooklyn Nets during the second half at the United Center. Rajon Rondo is still in exile, and there is no indication when it will end.

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Chicago Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg said Monday that Rondo would remain out of the rotation for the team’s next game against New Orleans.

Hoiberg did have praise for Rondo’s professionalism, but nothing has changed with regard to his status.

This will be the third straight game that Rondo will have been benched for at least a part of. The point guard has indicated that if it continues, he’s going to seek a trade.

Being benched isn’t what Rondo signed up for, and it doesn’t look as if the situation is going to be changing anytime soon.

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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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