“LeGm Back at It”: Stunned Fans Troll LeBron James as Lakers Trade 16 Year Veteran to Cavs

Published 12/31/2021, 2:30 PM EST
Nov 28, 2021; Los Angeles, California, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (6) reacts against the Detroit Pistons in the first half at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports


Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly trading their summer signing Rajon Rondo to Cleveland Cavaliers. Rajon Rondo has been sensational for the Lakers and has played his role perfectly. He has often played in the absence of Anthony Davis when LeBron James plays as the lone guard in the game.

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Rajon Rondo is now being traded to Cleveland Cavaliers, King James‘ former team. The Cavaliers have been a surprise package this season and have performed really well. But due to injuries such as Ricky Rubio, who is out for the season, the Cavs had to sign a replacement.

Oct 27, 2021; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA; Los Angeles Lakers guard Rajon Rondo (4) shoots the ball as Oklahoma City Thunder forward Darius Bazley (7) defends during the second quarter at Paycom Center. Mandatory Credit: Alonzo Adams-USA TODAY Sports

However, the Lakers are already stacked with a lot of players, and Rondo’s departure won’t hurt them much. But James played an important role in bringing Rondo back to the Lakers. The reports of Rondo’s departure to Cleveland have started a meme fest on Twitter. NBA Twitter has never failed to entertain us and they’re back with some hilarious reactions to Rondo’s trade reports.

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NBA Twitter trolls LeBron James on Rajon Rondo’s departure to Cleveland

According to Shams Charania, the Lakers are trading Rajon Rondo to the Cleveland Cavaliers, who are in need of reinforcements. However, NBA Twitter was quick to react and there are some hilarious reactions to the reports of the trade. Following are some of the best reactions of the same.

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The Lakers have always admired Rajon Rondo. They have acknowledged his contributions and brought him back in order to win another championship. In fact, James and Vogel were personally involved in bringing back the 35-year-old star to LA. However, despite all the love and efforts, Rondo is set to leave the Lakers again.

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Rondo might get a more important role in Cleveland and get his mojo back. The Lakers, however, have got peak LeBron James and are still struggling to be consistent. They have lost six in the last seven games and the situation is really bad. The only positive this season for the Lakers has been LeBron’s form, but all in vain so far.

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Abhishek Singh

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Abhishek is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports with over two years of journalistic experience with Chase Your Sport and Dribl. A Football Management graduate, he has previously interned in the Indian Super League, I-League and the AFC Champions League. In addition to being a Michael Jordan fan, Abhishek is an ardent Steph Curry and Warriors guy, and believes they have a few more championships in store before the former retires.

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