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Report: Former John Ehret, U-L guard Elfrid Payton agrees to deal with Pelicans

Elfrid Payton (2) agreed to a deal with the New Orleans Pelicans Sunday. (Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) Elfrid Payton (2) agreed to a deal with the New Orleans Pelicans Sunday. (Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

After playing outside the state of Louisiana for the last four years, Elfrid Payton is coming home.

The Gretna native and former John Ehret and U-L Lafayette guard agreed to a one-year deal with the Pelicans Sunday night, according to Will Guillory with NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

He joins a squad looking to improve after falling to the Warriors in the second round of the playoffs last season. 

Last season, the four-year pro averaged 12.7 points and 6.2 assists per game with both the Orlando Magic and Phoenix Suns. 

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