According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski , veteran point guard Rajon Rondo has agreed to the Memphis Grizzlies redeeming his contract and everything suggests he will end up with the Los Angeles Lakers.
According to Wojnarowski, Rondo is unlikely to be claimed on waivers, becoming a free agent on Monday, and will likely sign a contract with the Lakers.
The Grizzlies had acquired the 35-year-old in the deal that sent Eric Bledsoe to the Los Angeles Clippers two weeks ago.
In 45 games with the Atlanta Hawks and Clippers last year, Rondo amassed 5.4 points and 4.4 assists in an average of 17 minutes per game.
Rondo wore the Lakers uniform for two seasons in 2018-19 and 2019-2020, winning the title in 2020. Following Russell Westbrook, Carmelo Anthony, Dwight Howard, Trevor Ariza and Wayne Ellington, he could add his name to a roster. already long of veterans who joined the Lakers this summer.