Sport NBA rumors: Rajon Rondo signs one-year deal with Pelicans

19:05  15 july  2017
19:05  15 july  2017 Source:   si.com

Rajon Rondo released by Bulls

  Rajon Rondo released by Bulls The breakup of the Chicago Bulls continues in earnest. The team announced Friday that guards Rajon Rondo and Isaiah Canaan would both be waived, ending their tenure with the team.Chicago Bulls have waived Rajon Rondo and Isaiah Canaan.— Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) June 30, 2017Rondo is the big story here. The guard would have been due $13.4 million had he remained on the roster past Friday, and by waiving him now, they will only have to pay him off to the tune of $3 million.

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Free agent Rajon Rondo has reached agreement on a one - year deal with the New Orleans Pelicans , league sources tell The Vertical. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 15, 2017.

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The NBA is a 12-month sport as it remains in the headlines many of its star players on the move or signing major deals this off-season.

Nearly $4 billion in guaranteed contract have been given out, led by James Harden and the Houston Rockets agreed to the biggest contract extension in league history last week that will get him $228 million and keep him in Houston through the 2022-23 season.

All-Stars Jimmy Butler, Chris Paul and Paul George were traded, and Carmelo Anthony is still rumored to be on the trading block.

Check out the latest news and rumors from around the league.

Report: Knicks, Rajon Rondo maintain mutual interest

  Report: Knicks, Rajon Rondo maintain mutual interest The New York Knicks and free agent point guard Rajon Rondo continue to have mutual interest, according to a report. ESPN’s Ian Begley reported Sunday that the two sides remain in touch, with the Knicks considering several veteran point guards. New York would likely need to clear cap space to bring Rondo in, but a Carmelo Anthony trade could do that.Begley notes that Rondo does not have the unanimous backing of Knicks decision-makers, but his work as a mentor in Sacramento and Chicago has been praised, and the Knicks hope to find someone who can help rookie Frank Ntilikina grow.

Rajon Rondo signs a one - year deal with the New Orleans Pelicans , reuniting him with former Sacramento Kings teammate, DeMarcus Cousins. Watch ESPN on

The New Orleans Pelicans have reportedly agreed in principle on a one - year deal with free-agent point guard Rajon Rondo . Rondo is expected to sign his contract next week since the terms are still being finalized.

• Rajon Rondo has reached an agreement on a one-year deal with the New Orleans Pelicans. (Shams Charania, The Vertical)

• Former Los Angeles Lakers forward Tarik Black has agreed to a deal with the Houston Rockets. (Shams Charania, The Vertical)

• The Indiana Pacers have waived forward George Niang. (Adrian Wojnarowski, The Vertical)

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