6:50 AM EDT, Mon August 31, 2015
Sactown Royalty Aug 22, 2015

Overpaying Rondo makes sense for Sacramento

Outside the Philadelphia trade, the Rondo signing is one of the most critiqued moves of the offseason, but there's a simple defense for it. The Sacramento Kings signed Rajon Rondo to a one year, $9.5 million contract this summer. They succeeded in outbidding only themselves, as far as we know. Aside from the trade with the Philadelphia 76ers, this signing has been perhaps the most criticized move of Sacramento's offseason. After all, Rondo was kicked off the Mavericks in the middle of a playoff series. He didn't receive a share of playoff pay, because his teammates voted that he shouldn't...