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With new pact, Rondo gains elite status

He will be among top 10 highest-paid point guards

Updated: November 2, 2009, 8:58 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

Before Sunday's game against the Boston Celtics, New Orleans Hornets coach Byron Scott told reporters that Rajon Rondo should be considered among the top five or six point guards in the league.

Given that Scott coaches one of those top point guards in the NBA in Chris Paul, maybe the Celtics heeded his words while nearing Monday's deadline to extend Rondo's rookie contract.

Having agreed to a five-year contract extension worth at least $55 million, Rondo will soon be paid like ...

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