These NBA contracts, man.
On Saturday, the Houston Rockets announced that they’ve agreed to terms on a four-year contract extension with star James Harden.
Statement from Owner Leslie Alexander: pic.twitter.com/s4spd7bmHo
— Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) July 8, 2017
The deal is reportedly a four-year, $228 million extension, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski:
Harden’s progressing toward adding four years onto Houston current deal, an extension that could guarantee him $228M through 2022-23 season.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 8, 2017
The four year extension would start in 2019-20 at a salary of $37.8 million, $40.8 million, $43.8 million and $46.8 million.
The MVP runner-up last season, Harden averaged 29.1 points, a league-high 11.2 assists and 8.1 rebounds while shooting 44.0 percent from the field and 34.7 percent from three.