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Rockets' Paul to stay put with four-year max contract

03 July, 2018, 11:54 | Author: Carla Brady
  • LeBron James basically ruled out the Rockets as a destination

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, Paul is in for a huge payday to stay in Houston.

Paul confirmed the deal on Twitter. He ended the postseason on the sidelines while recovering from a Grade 2 right hamstring strain, but meshed well with James Harden in the backcourt when the two shared the court together. Green averaged 12.1 points last season and had five games of 20-plus points off the bench last season.

Paul is signing a four-year deal worth $160 million.

Chris Paul is returning to the Houston Rockets for some unfinished business.




Paul became a player of "Houston" in the summer of past year - the former leader of the clippers franchise from Texas gave a pack of seven players, 661 thousand dollars, and the peak of the first round of 2018. But Paul got hurt at the end of Game 5 at the Western Conference Finals.

Paul is certainly excited to be staying put. But the one elusive piece to his legacy is an National Basketball Association championship, and his bum hamstring kept his Rockets from surviving a decisive Game 7 with the Warriors.

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.

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