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Rondo Withdraws From Team USA

NEW YORK CITY NY - AUGUST 12: Rajon Rondo #7 is introduced during the World Basketball Festival USAB Showcase at Radio City Music Hall on August 12 2010 in New York City.  (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images for Nike)
NEW YORK CITY NY - AUGUST 12: Rajon Rondo #7 is introduced during the World Basketball Festival USAB Showcase at Radio City Music Hall on August 12 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images for Nike)
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According to multiple outlets, Rajon Rondo is voluntarily leaving Team USA to deal with family matters. Here's what USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo had to say on Rondo's withdrawal

"Rajon came to us and said he was going to withdraw from the team, that he had some family matters to attend to and some things to take care of before the NBA season. He did an outstanding job during our training, we appreciate the effort and commitment he made to our program and he completely has our support."

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