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Report: Rajon Rondo Heading To New Orleans Pelicans On One-Year Deal

The New Orleans Pelicans are adding another former Kentucky great to a roster highlighted by Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins: four-time All-Star Rajon Rondo.

Since leaving the Boston Celtics, where he emerged as a star and won an NBA title, Rondo has bounced around the league as a middling player.

He has played short stints with the Mavericks, Kings, and last season, the Bulls, and now he's heading down to New Orleans to be a Pelican.

On Thursday, ESPN's Zach Lowe and Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted that the Pelicans were meeting with Rondo.

According to The Vertical's Shams Charania, the two sides reached an agreement on a one-year deal today.

Rondo had a down season for Chicago, averaging 7.8 points, 6.7 assists, and 5.1 rebounds per game, and falling in and out of the rotation. However, he did have a strong playoff series against Boston, and was key in the Bulls jumping out to a lead in that first round match-up, which Boston eventually overcame.

Rondo previously played with Cousins in Sacramento. He will be an interesting pairing with guard Jrue Holiday, who is the leader of New Orleans' backcourt.

[The Vertical]