Shortly after Shams Charania of The Athletic reported that the Los Angeles Lakers were aiming to sign Rajon Rondo following the Memphis Grizzlies' buyout of the veteran guard, his colleague Jon Krawczynski gave an interesting tidbit about another point guard that the Lakers had (past tense) interest in: Isaiah Thomas.

Krawczynski reported that the Lakers were leaning towards signing Thomas, but the Rondo buyout caused them to change direction.

With Russell Westbrook, Kendrick Nunn, Malik Monk, Talen Horton-Tucker and now likely Rajon Rondo, the Lakers' guard rotation seems to be set. Whatever role Isaiah Thomas could've provided for Los Angeles will now be filled by Rondo, a veteran who helped the Lakers to a title just a year ago.

Thomas just can't seem to catch a break. After an MVP-level year back in the 2016-17 season, the former All-Star's hip injury cost him a max contract. He has yet to return to form since then, and he has bounced in and out of the league on minimum contracts.

His latest audition was a three-game stint for the New Orleans Pelicans, in which he averaged just 7.7 points on 33.3 percent shooting playing 16 minutes a game. He recently dropped a record 81 points at Crawsover Pro-Am, and has made it very clear to the media that his goal is still to help an NBA team.