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

02 July, 2018, 09:25 | Author: Candice Daniels
  • Paul George committing to deal with Thunder gets 2018 NBA Free Agency started

Paul, a nine-time All-Star, and MVP James Harden elevated the Rockets to the best record in the National Basketball Association (65-17) this season before losing a seven-game series to Golden State in the conference finals.

Chris Paul has signed a $160 million deal for four years with the Houston Rockets, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

The 24-year-old Switzerland native had an NBA-best field-goal percentage of 65.2 percent while averaging 13.9 points, 10.8 rebounds and 1.9 blocks per game.

Instead, it looks like Paul will attempt to recruit James to join up with himself and Harden in the deep south in pursuit of taking the Warriors down together.

Shortly after the deal was announced, Paul took to Twitter to confirm the news.

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"UNFINISHED BUSINESS.RUN IT BACK" Paul wrote.

TNT's David Aldridge reported Sunday that the Lakers will have a meeting with Houston Rockets center Clint Capela, who's a restricted free agent.

Had LeBron opted into his contract in Cleveland, he could have been a part of a sign-and-trade to Houston, but now that he has opted out that's no longer possible.

Losing Ariza's shooting, defense, and veteran presence in the rotation is a sizeable loss, but securing Paul's services long term is a far bigger win for Daryl Morey than Ariza's departure is a defeat.

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