Rajon Rondo passes Kobe Bryant and moves to 9th on the all-time playoff assists list

Rajon Rondo
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Rajon Rondo reached a milestone during Game 3 between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Denver Nuggets.

The veteran guard finished the game with nine points and eight assists and now has a total of 1,041 assists in his playoff career.

Rondo surpassed the late Lakers and NBA legend Bryant (1,040).

Rondo is now seven assists away from Scottie Pippen, who is eighth with 1,048.