Wednesday, 14 November, 2018

Houston Rockets, Chris Paul agree to four-year, $160M max deal

Report: Paul re-signs with Rockets - Article Chris Paul set to remain with Rockets, reports say
Eugene Bates | 05 July, 2018, 04:21

For four years, "Houston" Chris Paul will earn nearly as much as his entire career in the National Basketball Association. However, the Rockets already have a huge payroll, especially after Chris Paul agreed to re-sign with a four-year, $160 million contract.

The Rockets acquired Paul a year ago in an opt-in-and-trade deal with the LA Clippers.

In 58 games last season, Paul averaged 18.6 points with 5.4 rebounds and 7.9 assists.

American star point guard Chris Paul has signed a long term agreement with "Houston". Paul helped propel the Rockets to a 3-2 series lead against the mighty Golden State Warriors before injuring his hamstring.

Paul, along with guard James Harden, guided the Rockets to a franchise-best 65 wins and earned them the top seed in the Western Conference.

The 33-year-old reportedly never considered leaving, despite the odd rumour that he could look to link up with longtime friend LeBron James elsewhere. CLINT CAPELA LATEST The Rockets front office will meet with Clint Capela and his agents in Los Angeles on Sunday, ESPN reported.

Capela averaged career-highs in all of points (13.9), rebounds (10.8), blocks (1.9) and steals (1.4) in 27.5 minutes per game last season.

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