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NBA World Reacts To Monday's Rajon Rondo News

Los Angeles Lakers point guard Rajon Rondo on the floor.

LAKE BUENA VISTA, FLORIDA - SEPTEMBER 10: Rajon Rondo #9 of the Los Angeles Lakers during the second quarter against the Houston Rockets in Game Four of the Western Conference Second Round during the 2020 NBA Playoffs at AdventHealth Arena at the ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on September 10, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Four-time NBA All-Star Rajon Rondo is officially heading back to Los Angeles again. But this time, he's joining up with the Lakers for a second stint.

ESPN NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Monday that Rondo will sign a one-year, $2.6 million deal with the Lakers. He was waived by the Memphis Grizzlies this past weekend, less than two weeks after being traded to Memphis from the Los Angeles Clippers.

Many fans are having a laugh at the Clippers' expense given what they gave up to get him this past March. The Clippers traded star Lou Williams and two second-round draft picks for what was ultimately a 31-game loan (counting the playoffs).

Other fans are getting ready for the inevitable blowup between Rondo and newly-minted Laker Russell Westbrook. Rondo and Westbrook have had a beef with each other for over a year. They regularly call one-another out on social media - and on the court.

Rajon Rondo is a four-time All-Star but hasn't averaged at least 10 points a game since the 2015-16 season. However, he came up pretty clutch for the Lakers in their 2019-20 NBA title run.

Rondo averaged 8.9 points, 4.3 rebounds and 6.6 assists over 16 playoff games as the Lakers won the NBA title that year.

But he wasn't nearly as effective for the Clippers during this year's playoffs.

Now that he's back with the Lakers - and surrounded by a stacked supporting cast - maybe he'll be more effective.

What are your thoughts on the Rajon Rondo news?