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Former Cajuns Star Elfrid Payton to Sign with Pelicans

Posted: 11:42 PM, Jul 01, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-24 18:45:45-04
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Former Ragin’ Cajuns star Elfrid Payton agreed to a 1-year deal with the Pelicans Sunday night, according to ESPN.

The New Orleans native has spent 4 years in the league. Payton started the 2017-18 season with Orlando, before being traded to Phoenix. He averaged 12.7 points, 6.2 assists and 4.3 rebounds last year.

If the Pelicans don’t resign veteran Rajon Rondo, Payton could be a potential replacement at starting Point Guard.