Rajon Rondo is unlikely to return to the Mavericks after this season, according to Tim McMahon of ESPN Dallas.
Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle said Rajon Rondo will start against the Nets on Saturday after serving a one-game suspension for conduct detrimental to the team.
Rajon Rondo and coach Rick Carlisle had another "emotionally charged dispute in the locker room after the game," according to ESPN.com's Tim MacMahon.
Rajon Rondo has been suspended for Wednesday's game against the Hawks due to conduct detrimental to the team.
Rajon Rondo had a heated verbal exchange with coach Rick Carlisle early in the third quarter on Tuesday, after which Rondo never re-entered the game.
Rajon Rondo hit 6-of-9 shots for 13 points in the Mavs' 111-100 win over the Rockets on Friday, but managed just three assists to go with six turnovers in the rest of his box score.
Rajon Rondo's time off from a facial injury didn't help on Thursday against the Thunder, making 2-of-9 from the field for five points with two rebounds, six assists and two turnovers in 29 minutes.
Updating a previous report, Rajon Rondo (face) was a full participant during Tuesday's practice, and he is expected to return to the lineup for Thursday's game against the Thunder.
Mavs' owners Mark Cuban said he believes that Rajon Rondo (face) is only "a couple days off" from making a return to the court.
Rajon Rondo (face) used his celebrated Connect 4 skills to beat his head coach Rick Carlisle on Wednesday.
Rajon Rondo (face) was seen doing some light shooting at the Mavericks' practice on Tuesday.
Rajon Rondo (face) will miss at least the next three games.
Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said the team is looking to sign a player to a 10-day contract to fill in for Rajon Rondo (face).
Updating a previous item, the Mavs have yet to decide on whether or not Rajon Rondo will need facial surgery.