NBA Players with Football Ties

Rajon Rondo
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Rajon Rondo

Rondo wanted to be a football player from the start. But his mother, worried about the scrawny youngster taking a beating, steered him toward basketball. Momma knew best, because he's now the NBA leader in assists and owns a shiny championship ring from 2008.

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