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Rajon Rondo Explains Why He Chose New Orleans

(Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

(Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

The past few years have not been particularly kind to Rajon Rondo. Long removed from his glory days in Boston, most thought he was done after his short stint with the Bulls ended in flames.

Still, he wasn't quite ready to call it quits. And, to the shock of some, he elected to sign with the Pelicans last summer, a move he is no doubt appreciating now. In a talk with NOLA.com, the newly energized point guard explained why he chose to sign with his latest team:

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In his view, the Pels have the best "big three" in the NBA. And considering what they did to the Blazers, he may be right.