Lakers point guard Rajon Rondo broke his hand in the team’s 126-117 win over the Trail Blazers on Wednesday night, coach Luke Walton said after the game. Walton said Rondo “hit his hand on the floor” and will be out for "three-to-five weeks" per ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Rondo will undergo surgery for his "fractured right third metacarpal in the next 24 hours" per ESPN's Ohm Youngmisuk.
Rondo played 16 minutes against Portland. While he didn’t score, he had three assists, two rebounds and two steals.
The 12-year veteran is averaging 9.3 points, 6.8 assists and 4.8 rebounds per game in his first Lakers campaign.