Lakers add Rondo, renounce rights to Randle

LeBron James is getting more and more new teammates by the day, with the latest reportedly being Rajon Rondo.

The Los Angeles Lakers added the free agent guard Monday on a one-year, $9 million deal, according to reports from ESPN and The Associated Press.

ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, who first reported the deal, said that the Lakers landed Rondo by outbidding the New Orleans Pelicans, where the 32-year-old played last season.

Rondo averaged 8.3 points and 8.2 assists per game in his one season in New Orleans, helping the Pelicans to the Western Conference semifinals.

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The Lakers also renounced the rights to forward Julius Randle, who will become an unrestricted free agent, league sources told Wojnarowski.

Randle, 23, was originally drafted by the Lakers with the seventh overall pick of the 2014 draft. He averaged a career-high 16.1 points last year to go with 8 rebounds per game.

Since signing James to a four-year, $153.3 million deal on Sunday, the Lakers have also reached agreements with Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Lance Stephenson and JaVale McGee, according to ESPN reports.