Report: Chris Paul agrees to return to Rockets
ABS-CBN Sports on Jul 01, 2018 02:44 PM
FILE - PORTLAND, OR - DECEMBER 9: Chris Paul #3 of the Houston Rockets shoots the ball against the Portland Trail Blazers on December 9, 2017 at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon. (Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images)
By Tim Reynolds, Associated Press
Chris Paul says he's staying with the Houston Rockets.
The star point guard wasted no time once the free agency window opened, and has decided to stay put with the team that finished last season with the NBA's best regular-season record.
ESPN reported it is a four-year deal that will be worth $160 million.
Paul announced on Twitter that he has ''Unfinished Business'' in Houston, which took Golden State to seven games in the Western Conference finals. Paul missed the last two games of that series with an injury, and the Rockets wasted big leads in both of those games.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS...RUN IT BACK 🤘🏾🚀 pic.twitter.com/KwWcsp6lx6— Chris Paul (@CP3) July 1, 2018
He averaged 18.6 points and 7.9 assists last season with the Rockets, who went 65-17 led by Paul and newly minted NBA MVP James Harden.