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Rajon Rondo's deal with Pelicans worth $3.3 million, report says

2017-07-20 14:52:35 | Author:Gabrielle McMillen | Source:sportingnews
Abstract:Rajon Rondo will be making a cool $3.3 million next season in New Orleans, according to The Vertical.

Rondo and the Pelicans agreed to a one-year contract over the weekend, just a few weeks after Rondo was waived by the Bulls.

The 31-year-old already has a tie to the Pelicans in All-Star DeMarcus Cousins. The pair played together during their time with the Kings and reportedly grew very close.

Even though New Orleans just re-signed point guard Jrue Holiday to a five-year, $126 million guaranteed deal, the Pelicans reportedly want Rondo fill a backup role to give Holiday more rest during the season.

Rondo averaged 7.8 points, 6.7 assists and 5.1 rebounds in 69 games with the Bulls last season.