Rajon Rondo plans to sign one-year, $2.6 million deal with Los Angeles Lakers

Rajon Rondo plans to sign one-year, $2.6 million deal with Los Angeles Lakers
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Rajon Rondo plans to sign a one-year, $2.6 million deal with the Los Angeles Lakers after clearing waivers Monday, sources disclosed to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

Rondo, who agreed to a contract buyout with the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday, will in any case make his full $7.5 million compensation this season between the buyout and his new arrangement with the Lakers.

He is relied upon to sign the contract on Tuesday, sources told Wojnarowski.

Rondo, 35, was traded from the LA Clippers to the Grizzlies this month as a piece of the Eric Bledsoe deal.

The two-time champion and four-time All-Star played for the Lakers for two seasons from 2018 to 2020 and was a basic piece on L.A’s. title group in the Orlando bubble.

The 16-year veteran will give profundity to the Lakers at point watch, with LeBron James and Russell Westbrook figuring to bear the ballhandling obligations for the beginning lineup.

Rondo will be the fifth former player to return into the fold for the Lakers this offseason, joining Dwight Howard, Trevor Ariza, Wayne Ellington and Kent Bazemore.

Rondo additionally is joining a stable of maturing All-Stars on the Lakers roster. James, Westbrook, Howard, Carmelo Anthony, Marc Gasol and Rondo were every one of All-Stars in 2012, the season before Anthony Davis went to the NBA.

Rondo averaged 5.4 points and 4.4 aids 45 games with the Clippers and Atlanta Hawks last season, shooting a career-best 40.4% from 3.

He spent the first nine seasons of his NBA profession with the Boston Celtics in the wake of entering the association in 2006. He has averaged 10.0 points, 8.1 assists and 4.6 rebounds over his career, which likewise included stops with the Dallas Mavericks, Sacramento Kings, Chicago Bulls and New Orleans Pelicans.

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