ATLANTA (AP) — Rajon Rondo is planning for a future in coaching.
Maybe he’ll get a shot as as a general manager.
Not that he’s ready to get started on those career goals just yet.
After capturing his second NBA championship ring with the Lakers, the 34-year-old Rondo has moved on to the youthful Atlanta Hawks, where he will serve as a mentor to budding superstar Trae Young while providing valuable minutes off the bench for one of the league’s more intriguing teams.
For the first time in his long career, Rondo is the oldest guy on the team.
“It’s kind of weird to look at the roster and I’m the oldest date on the sheet,” he said with a smile. “But it’s a natural fit as far as mentoring these young guys. So many great veterans helped me become the player I am today. It’s only right to give