Rajon Rondo officially joined the Los Angeles http://www.officialauthenticchiefsstore.com/Nike-Kenneth-Acker-Jersey.html Lakers on Friday with a clear idea about his future with LeBron James.
‘We’re expected to win now, http://www.broncosshopfootball.com/72-garett-bolles-super-bowl-jersey.html Rondo said.
Rondo agreed to a one-year deal worth $9 million earlier this week to suit up alongside James, whose signing hasn’t yet been announced by the Lakers.
Seeing Rondo on the other side of that enduring NBA rivalry won’t be as weird to Rondo as it might be to some Lakers fans.
‘Does it feel strange? Um, no, Rondo said. My battles with the Lakers were over a decade ago, and none of the players I was battling with are on the same roster.
The Los Angeles Lakers, as of last night, have reason to be excited about their future. Reaching a reported four-year deal with LeBron James — Garett Bolles Youth Jersey the news of which broke via Twitter by James’ management agency — will do that for a franchise.
Unlike his two previous forays in free agency, James did not drag out his decision and made the announcement less than 24 hours after NBA free agency opened. But how exactly did the Lakers go from contender for James’ services to agreeing to a deal with him?
The Los Angeles Times’ Tania Ganguli and Broderick Turner report on how a Saturday meeting between James and Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson helped James make his reported choice:
Under cover of darkness and all by himself, Magic Johnson arrived at LeBron James’ Brentwood house at 9:01 p.m. on Saturday.
He knew — he just knew — that if he could look James in the eye and talk to him, they’d connect. They had too Kenneth Acker Jersey much in common for that not to happen.
They talked about basketball and what the Lakers’ future could be, according to sources not authorized to speak publicly.