The Mavs opted not to give Rajon Rondo a playoff share.
Rajon Rondo and the Mavericks mutually agreed to part ways after his disappointing performance in the first two games of the playoffs, and they used his "back injury" as an excuse to save face.
The Lakers are reportedly only interested in signing Rajon Rondo as an unrestricted free agent this offseason at a discount.
Mavs' head coach Rick Carlisle said that the trade for Rajon Rondo was a risk worth taking, but he and the Mavericks organization are now ready to move on from the failed experiment.
Coach Rick Carlisle said he doesn't expect to see Rajon Rondo (back) with the Mavs again.
Rajon Rondo (back) is out indefinitely due to a back injury sustained in Game 2 on Tuesday.
According to Yahoo Sports, Rajon Rondo will not return to Dallas next season if Rick Carlisle is the head coach.
Rajon Rondo played only 10 minutes during Tuesday's defeat in Houston, scoring four points with two rebounds and one assist.
Rajon Rondo scored 15 points against the Rockets on Saturday with five assists, no rebounds, one 3-pointer and one turnover in 27 minutes.
Rajon Rondo was the only usual Mavs starter to play on Monday, scoring 13 points on 4-of-6 shooting (including two threes) with four rebounds, five assists and one steal in 32 minutes.
Rajon Rondo returned from a day of rest to finish Sunday's win in L.A. with 11 points, eight rebounds, 11 assists, one steal and a rare 3-pointer.
Rajon Rondo will be in the starting lineup vs. the Lakers on Sunday.
Rajon Rondo (rest) will not play against the Nuggets on Friday night.
Rajon Rondo is likely to be rested on Friday night against the Nuggets.