The Rockets agreed on Friday with guard Eric Gordon on the biggest contract extension they could offer.
Gordon, 30, Last season's four-year deal with the Rockets as a free agent in 2016, the Rockets Gordon will sign up for a four-year extension of $ 75.6 million, depending on which person is familiar with the contract. With the remaining season under his contract, Gordon will earn around $ 90 million over the next five seasons.
Gordon was the sixth NBA man of the year in the 2016-17 season and runner-up the following season, before moving to the starting lineup last season. He scored 16.8 points on average in his three seasons with the Rockets.
Gordon, seventh in the NBA Draft in 2008, has averaged 16.7 points in 11 NBA seasons with the Clippers, Hornets / Pelicans and Rockets.
After the season, he hoped to end his career with the Rockets, and preferred to reach an agreement on a contract extension.
With the deal, the Rockets have all at least traced their guards – James Harden, Russell Westbrook and Gordon – The 2022-23 season, though Harden and Westbrook have player options for this season.
The final season of Gordon's 20.9 million contract is only guaranteed if the Rockets win an NBA championship or Gordon is an All-Star. ESPN first reported on the structure of the deal.
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