Chris Paul and Rajon Rondo envy each other, hate each other, and almost got traded for each other

  • Published on Jan 3, 2019
  • When Rajon Rondo and Chris Paul got into it with each other very early in the 2018-19 season, lots of us wondered what the source of their beef was. Old Olympic team selection grudges? Frustration over perceived slights? Jealousy? Or maybe it's a little bit of all least, as far as we know.
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  • Andy
    Andy Day ago

    I kinda feel for rondo, I watched when celtics was one of the best and won a championship, tbh rondo was a centerpiece of that team but he never got the credit he deserved.
    Stats wise CP3 for sure is a better player, but in terms of being a true point guard, the floor general, and the on floor coach, rondo wins it hands down. Had rondo worked on his shooting game and score around 20 points per game, he could easily be one of the best to ever play the game

  • Henry Borg
    Henry Borg 6 days ago

    Rondos better no cap

  • Horbin Rodas
    Horbin Rodas 7 days ago


  • Shoegum
    Shoegum 8 days ago

    Rondo landed a good jab on CP3 tho.

  • Thur51
    Thur51 10 days ago

    Always liked Rondo better, dude knew his job and played it, Paul tries taking over too much.

  • W.T.C 1990
    W.T.C 1990 10 days ago

    This isn't so much a beef then a pure hatred for each other

  • Colton Minger
    Colton Minger 11 days ago

    Anyone else remember back in the day rondo on the C’s and cousins on the kings getting into a pretty decent fight

  • Colton Minger
    Colton Minger 11 days ago

    I bet LeBron was like wtf rondo when he was trynna fight him bc cp3 and LeBron have always been close lmao and let’s not forget Rondo used to always annoy LeBron when they were opponents

  • VThaVillan
    VThaVillan 12 days ago

    Nba chooses

  • VThaVillan
    VThaVillan 12 days ago

    Them mf's aint even happy with all that money

  • Jackson Brown
    Jackson Brown 13 days ago

    Shaq brought me here 😂

  • Ryan Wow
    Ryan Wow 14 days ago

    This beef would’ve been way worse if Rondo stayed in the West and my stupid Suns didn’t trade him on draft night!

  • yeetus yeetus commit self deletus

    Im starting to think NBA players have Time Travel or something like how ray said about Kobe and what Rajon said about CP3

  • TheCEOofRacism
    TheCEOofRacism 20 days ago


  • Sayerr Sarre
    Sayerr Sarre Month ago

    Not taking CP3's side, both great players, but Rondo is really dirty, remember when he attempted to trip Deron Williams, while Rondo was on the bench, during a game winning 3, Kings VS Mavericks. Deron Williams was then current PG for Mavericks, Rondo's previous employers. So he attempted to trip his replacement.

  • John Oliver Dequilla

    Why u disrespecting battier like dat tho 😂😡

  • Toni Stark
    Toni Stark Month ago

    Courtside gone viral when the punches thrown.
    Nipsey Hussle

  • Danlexgamerx
    Danlexgamerx Month ago

    Lol the fun fact is number 8 seed beats 1 number seed.

  • lovefunkrockmusic
    lovefunkrockmusic Month ago

    Chris Paul real does not like Stephen Curry. Steph has individual accolades and team accolades

  • Luigi Rebollos
    Luigi Rebollos Month ago

    Can you do a series on who CP3 doesn't no have a beef with? It might be pretty short lol

  • Flamey
    Flamey Month ago +1

    Rajon rondo was carried to his 1 ring. Change my mind.

    • muponkas ‘
      muponkas ‘ Month ago

      Flamey at the end of the day is cp3. it’s unfortunate that he probably wont ever get one

    • Flamey
      Flamey Month ago

      muponkas ‘ yeah but like let’s be real, who deserved it more? Future hall of famer cp3 or questionable hall of famer rajon?

    • muponkas ‘
      muponkas ‘ Month ago

      Flamey he was a important piece to that team. And, at this point, cp3 wishes he could get carried to a ring

  • Joan Oviedo
    Joan Oviedo Month ago +2

    Rondo is a good PG in many respects BUT, he is NOT CP. Let me put it this way, if Paul would have been the Celtics PG when they assembled the big 3, they would have cruised to 3 or 4 consecutive championships even with Garnett's injury. I am a Celtics fan since 1985 and saw Rondo play basically every game. More often than not I thought "it must be tough for the rest of the Celtics to play as if they were just 4 players on the court on offense" make that 3 if we add Perkins. Whoever guarded Rondo would do so 5 to 7 feet away because the guy just cannot shoot. The NBA is all about being in the right place at the right time. Shaq of all people should know that. For him to constantly criticize players who don't have rings is irrelevant and childish. Can we say that Glen Baby Davis, Jeremy Lin, Scott Pollard, and all the players who do not even get playing time "WON" a ring or deserve it more than Barkley, Malone, Stockton, Kemp, Ewing, Person, Price, Wilkins, McGrady, and the list goes on? How many rings did Shaq win with Orlando? exactly. In professional sports, circumstances matter more than anything. To finish, no, Rondo is not better than CP3.

  • Jay Lew
    Jay Lew Month ago +1

    Bosh somehow made the Olympic presentation outfit look thuggish ruggish

  • Jumpman 090
    Jumpman 090 Month ago

    Ladies and Gentlemen we got Ryan Hollins 8:58

  • Colton Minger
    Colton Minger Month ago +1

    Anyone remember the rondo and cousins scuffle back in the day when rondo was in Boston and cousins was with the kings

  • James Bautista
    James Bautista Month ago

    Does Rondo deserve to be in the hall of fame? Or he needs to first win a ring in LA?

  • Michael L Walker
    Michael L Walker Month ago

    Wondering when folk are gonna take a hard look at Rivers’ coaching talents.

  • The Schmidt Anderson
    The Schmidt Anderson Month ago +3

    and CP3 just got traded to a bum ass OKC team, Rondo saw the future

    • The Schmidt Anderson
      The Schmidt Anderson Month ago

      Golden Sperm okay so besides a 34 year old injury prone Chris Paul and Steven Adams, what else do the Thunder have? nothing but bums

    • Golden Sperm
      Golden Sperm Month ago

      How dare you call OKC a "bum ass" when the cancer stat padder is already gone! It is now a team led by Steven Adams and a great facilitator Cp3. So it's far from being a bum ass team

  • B
    B Month ago

    jsut dont show ur gay ass face

  • Kolin Gill
    Kolin Gill Month ago +5

    CP3 overrated asf. Rondo is one of the most underrated PG the last 10 years.

  • Sick Duck
    Sick Duck Month ago

    they both are little children who believe the greatness is measured playing kids games.

  • TheJoseprds99
    TheJoseprds99 Month ago

    Rondo was 🍀 at the right time
    He was a decent player

  • Kobe Bryant
    Kobe Bryant 2 months ago

    Rondo might even retire with 2 rings.

  • Kobe Bryant
    Kobe Bryant 2 months ago

    At least rondo gonna retire with a ring.

  • Blessed MyLifeIs
    Blessed MyLifeIs 2 months ago

    Rondo just salty AF, no one will remember rondo with a one ring, but chris paul got that bars and still better than rondo

  • Serf De Lyonesse
    Serf De Lyonesse 2 months ago


  • No Biggie
    No Biggie 2 months ago +1

    Im a OKC fan and I feel sorry for CP

  • MrAirForce1s
    MrAirForce1s 2 months ago

    Rondo better

  • William Daoust
    William Daoust 2 months ago

    Only reason why he has a ring is because he was surrounded by 3 all stars

  • Andrei Bernales
    Andrei Bernales 2 months ago

    Nba news

  • Filip Hansen
    Filip Hansen 2 months ago

    paul was drafted in 05. I was born in 05 lol

  • The Cringe Artist
    The Cringe Artist 2 months ago

    You can say chris killed my mom but I will never lose respect for him

  • K Adams
    K Adams 2 months ago

    And he still got a ring, and Paul still doesn't have one

  • Tim
    Tim 2 months ago +1

    We loved Rondo for his brief time in Chicago!!!!

  • jack hummilton
    jack hummilton 2 months ago

    Rondo had pierce allen and kg

  • Marc Anthony
    Marc Anthony 2 months ago +3

    No matter how many rings Rondo get CP3 will still be better

  • Greenarcher707
    Greenarcher707 2 months ago

    Chris Paul = Scrub. Rajon Rondo = Champion Scrub

  • F U
    F U 2 months ago

    Rajon was champion, Cheers Paul is just a cheerleader xD

  • PedroMendz
    PedroMendz 2 months ago

    8:22 Ty Lue's face

  • Aaron Porter
    Aaron Porter 2 months ago +2

    How you get a foul on your day off? 😂😂😂

  • vjflem
    vjflem 2 months ago

    Dude sound gay AF

  • Sahej Sodhi
    Sahej Sodhi 2 months ago

    Paul > Rondo

  • RonJohn63
    RonJohn63 2 months ago +3

    Rondo was so vital to the Pelicans' success in 2017-2018. That season wouldn't have been good without him.

  • Zack McKinley
    Zack McKinley 2 months ago

    rondo is the worst kind of teammate. holds the ball too long, kills the spacing of the offense, and is a very talented defender that doesn’t like playing defense anymore. cp3 makes his teammates better and is one of the most efficient pg’s ever. he just played against tim duncan’s spurs, kobe and pau’s lakers, or steph and klay’s warriors

  • thomas ranieri
    thomas ranieri 2 months ago

    Rondo, waste of guard retire early !!! For the love of the game!!!!plezz!

  • Galaxy Beast
    Galaxy Beast 2 months ago +3

    8:59 Ryan Hollins? That don’t compliment your system

  • BLACK U Tube Fanatic
    BLACK U Tube Fanatic 2 months ago

    Lakers need to get rid of Rondo

  • Flashdog
    Flashdog 2 months ago

    8:26 lol look at ty lue face 🤣🤣

  • Oisin McGuigan
    Oisin McGuigan 2 months ago +6

    5:12 "I'm talking to you over..." *looks at watch* "...9 years later"