One of the most anticipated drafts in years begins on Thursday, with the New Orleans Pelicans expected to make Zion Williamson the number one pick.
Rondo cut a forlorn figure as the Lakers slumped to a 115-99 home loss against the Denver Nuggets.
Los Angeles is 30-34 for the season and currently 5.5 games behind the last playoff spot in the Western Conference.
The shot was the first game-winner of Rondo's career and gave Los Angeles a 129-128 win.
The Fox Sports anchor suggested LeBron can turn the environment around him toxic with a single tweet.
The trade deadline is set for Thursday at 3 p.m.
Stephenson's flying elbow caught Clippers' center Boban Marjanovic square on the nose but the Lakers' forward wasn't penalized.
Davis requested a trade earlier this week but the Pelicans are unlikely to accept offers before the trade deadline on February 7.
Ingram finished with a career-high 36 points as the Lakers lost 121-105 at home against Philadelphia on Tuesday.
The 2016 NBA champion has the option to opt out of his contract this summer and become a free agent.
LeBron has missed the last 15 games, over which Los Angeles has gone 5-10 dropping to ninth in the Western Conference.
The veteran point guard made his return to action after 14 games out and finished with 15 points, 13 rebounds and six assists.
The two-time MVP landed on his backside while attempting a spectacular dunk against the Lakers.
The Warriors routed the Lakers 130-111 in Los Angeles on Monday night.
The 21-year-old finished with 18 points and 10 assists as the Lakers beat the Thunder 138-128 in overtime in Oklahoma.
Thunder star Russell Westbrook gave Lakers guard Lance Stephenson a taste of his own medicine.