Sunday basketball notes Ten years later, Rajon Rondo is finally back on top A few days after winning his second NBA championship, Rajon Rondo decided to opt out of his contract at $2.5 million and become a free agent. Rondo's worth has skyrocketed since the Lakers' playoff run and he will become a sought-after point guard with a championship pedigree. But the journey to another title has been long for Rondo.