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Report: L.A. Lakers sign Rajon Rondo, renounce rights to Julius Randle

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Rajon Rondo handles the ball against the Warriors in Game Five of the Western Conference Semifinals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs.

The Lakers continue to overhaul their roster.

Los Angeles signed veteran point guard Rajon Rondo to a one-year, $9 million contract and renounced the rights to Julius Randle on Monday, according to ESPN.

The Lakers have $5.6 million of cap space after signing Rondo, according to ESPN.

Rondo averaged 8.3 points and 8.2 assists per game for the Pelicans last season. The four-time All-Star won a championship with the Celtics in 2007-08 and has also played for the Mavericks, Kings and Bulls.

Rondo has shot just 30.9 percent from 3-point range throughout his 12-year career.

Randle will now become an unrestricted free agent. He averaged a career-high 16.1 points and added eight rebounds per game in 2017-18.

Randle has spent all four of his NBA seasons in Los Angeles.

LeBron James announced Sunday he was leaving the Cavaliers and signing a four-year, $154 million contract with the Lakers. Los Angeles has also re-signed Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and added Lance Stephenson and JaVale McGee to its roster.

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