Rajon Rondo accusations explained

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Rajon Rondo accusations explained

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Rajon Rondo allegedly pulled a gun on his former partner Ashley Bachelor, threatening to kill her, according to a report from TMZ Sports.

Bachelor has reportedly been granted an emergency protective order for herself and their son and daughter by a judge in Louisville following an argument on May, 11.

Rondo has not yet been arrested or charged, per TMZ.

According to a report from TMZ Sports, Rondo's partner Ashley Bachelor filed a protective emergency order against Rondo after the 36-year-old allegedly pulled a gun on her and threatened to kill her in front of their two children.

Per TMZ:Bachelor says Rajon -- a 2x NBA champ and 4x All-Star -- was playing video games with his son on May 11 ... when Ashley asked the boy to separate laundry. Bachelor says Rajon became enraged and ripped the game console out of the wall in front of the kid.Bachelor says the kids were upset after witnessing their dad losing it, so she tried to "deescalate" the situation. But, she says Rajon responded by making a death threat, allegedly saying, "You're dead."

Bachelor, 36, is Rondo's former partner and the mother of their two children, Ryelle and Rajon Jr.

In a statement sent to ESPN’s Malika Andrews, NBA spokesperson Mike Bass said: “We are aware of the report and are in the process of gathering more information.”

We'll continue to update this story as more information is available.

Rondo is currently an unrestricted free agent after finishing the 2021-22 season as a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers.After being traded from the Los Angeles Lakers midseason, Rondo appeared in 21 games for the Cavaliers, averaging 6.2 points, 4.9 assists and 2.8 rebounds per game.

The Cavaliers finished ninth in the Eastern Conference, missing the playoffs after losing in the Play-In Tournament.

Rondo has played 16 seasons in the NBA with nine different teams.

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