New rule turns Rondo’s headband habit upside-down

Rajon Rondo has stopped wearing a headband after the league

instituted a new rule that prohibits players from wearing one with

the logo upside-down.

Rondo had become a familiar sight with the sweatband, which he

wore upside-down for unknown reasons. But NBA spokesman Tim Frank

said a league rule prohibits players from wearing the headbands

inside-out or upside-down.

So Rondo ditched the headband altogether.

Rondo wouldn’t comment Friday night on the reasons for the new


The new rule was first reported by