Rondo headed to Lakers, could start

Rajon Rondo signed a one-year deal with the Lakers.

Rajon Rondo is joining LeBron James in LA, as the veteran point guard is signing a one-year deal with the Lakers.

Rondo will make $9 million in 2018-19.

Rondo spent this past season with the New Orleans Pelicans and built up his value. In 65 regular season games, Rondo averaged 8.3 points, 4.0 rebounds and 8.2 assists, shooting 46.8 percent from the field and 33.3 percent from three.

During the playoffs, Rondo took his game to another level. He posted 10.3 points, 7.6 rebounds and 12.2 assists per game and helped the Pelicans sweep the Portland Trail Blazers in the first-round.

The Pelicans signed Elfrid Payton on Sunday, making Rondo’s return to New Orleans unlikely.