Lakers add Rajon Rondo surprise to fascinating roster

Eric Gay-AP

Eric Gay-AP

Earlier in the day, former Pelicans point guard Rajon Rondo agreed to sign a one-year, $9 million deal with the Los Angeles Lakers.

Heading into free agency one of the more compelling storylines the Los Angeles Lakers faced was with Julius Randle.

Randle was set to be a restricted free agent.

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On Monday, Randle agreed to a two-year, $18 million deal with the New Orleans Pelicans, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Randle is more of a ball-handler and off-the-dribble threat.

As it relates to Randle, ESPN's Wojnarowski reported all-NBA Pelicans forward Anthony Davis played a large part in the recruitment. Rondo has averaged 10.5 points on 46.3 percent shooting, plus 4.8 rebounds and 8.5 assists in 779 career games with Boston, Dallas, Sacramento, Chicago and New Orleans.

The problem with the signings of Stephenson, McGree, and Rondo is that none of the players are particularly good, and the Lakers ate up valuable cap space to add them. Rondo walks into a crowded backcourt, which includes Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball.

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Where LeBron James goes, high-caliber National Basketball Association players follow. The next big question revolves around free agent DeMarcus Cousins. He had averages of 16.1 points, and 8.0 rebounds, per game.

Randle, 23, was originally drafted by the Lakers with the seventh overall pick of the 2014 draft.

It's unclear what the market is like for Randle, who starred collegiately at Kentucky.

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