Rajon Rondo to travel to Orlando on Wednesday; will not join the Lakers yet

Lakers' guard Rajon Rondo suffers thumb injury, out for 6-8 weeks

Los Angeles Lakers player, Rajon Rondo will travel to Orlando on Wednesday but he will not join the squad. This news was confirmed by the head coach of the Lakers, Frank Vogel.

He will be spending some time outside the Disney World and then he will come in and quarantine for a few days. He also underwent a surgery a few weeks ago and need some more time to recover.

Frank Vogel says Rajon Rondo will travel to Florida tomorrow and spend some time outside the bubble before coming in and quarantining. No update on Rondo’s timeline. He’s about three weeks into an initial 4-6 week recovery timeframe laid out after he fractured his right thumb“Dave McMenamin NBA reporter Tweeted.

Rondo is certainly an important part of Los Angeles Lakers lineup as he plays at Point Guard position for them. Taking more about him Head Coach Frank Vogel said ” “He’s definitely going to come back into the bubble very soon,”.

I’m not sure of the exact details of it, but I think he’s making his way to Florida tomorrow and will spend a certain period of time outside of the bubble before he’s reintegrated inside the bubble.” He added.

Vogel also stressed on the fact on how long Rondo will have to follow the quarantine period before he is ready to play the league games.

In his absence, the trio of Alex Caruso, Dion Waiters and Kyle Kuzma have shown a ton of promise as they have complemented each other very well playing at Point Guard position and have posted a net rating of +56.5 playing together.

However, the moment Rondo returns Vogel had to make some hard decisions as the latter had to rest someone so that Rondo can become the part of playing team and will certainly make some of the fans unhappy.

Rondo Joined lakers in 2018 from New Orleans Pelicans in 2017.  He is also considered a stat-sheet stuffer, ranking 11th in NBA history for triple-doubles with 32 in the regular season, to go with 10 in the playoffs.