Rajon Rondo is out in Dallas.
Rick Carlisle made that clear when asked if he thought the free agent-to-be would wear a Mavericks uniform again. "No, I don't," the coach said.
The Mavericks announced Wednesday that Rondo injured his back before the last of several times the point guard was benched in four months under Carlisle — almost all of the second half of a 111-99 loss to Houston on Tuesday night that gave the Rockets a 2-0 lead in the first-round series.
Game 3 is Friday night in Dallas, and the Mavericks also will be without Chandler Parsons. The forward is out for the rest of the playoffs with a...