The New Orleans Pelicans introduced four-time All-Star Rajon Rondo has been cleared to make his season debut Monday in opposition to the visiting Atlanta Hawks.

If all goes effectively, Rondo will play as much as six minutes off the Pelicans’ bench., easing his means again from a sports activities hernia harm.

Rondo signed a one-year, $Three.Three-million contract with New Orleans this summer time, reuniting the 31-year-old veteran with former teammate DeMarcus Cousins, with whom Rondo averaged a league-best 11.7 assists per sport with the Sacramento Kings in 2015-16.

In 11 seasons cut up between the Celtics, Mavericks, Kings, and Bulls, Rondo has averaged 10.7 factors, eight.5 assists, and four.9 rebounds per sport.